Cadillac XTS Gets Hearse, Limo, and Livery Packages

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

With the Lincoln Town Car having been discontinued, Cadillac is looking to take advantage of the limousine and livery market with its 2013 XTS model. The American automaker has now revealed its Hearse, Limousine, and Livery package variants for the 2013 XTS.

While many livery-packaged vehicles are often stripped down, low-cost variants of the standard model, Cadillac will actually be adding more luxurious amenities to its XTS Livery package. An air-leveling rear suspension, heated rear seats, and side and rear window shades will clearly boost the attractiveness of the XTS, which Cadillac aims towards luxury hotels and similar venues. As a result, however, it’s unlikely to become a volume replacement for the Town Car.

Considering the new standard the luxury American automaker has set with the interior of the XTS, the limo is certain to be opulent. As for the hearse, well, we’re sure someone will want to go out in style.

GALLERY: 2013 Cadillac XTS Package Variants

Read AutoGuide’s 2013 Cadillac XTS Review here

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Katrboy Katrboy on Sep 05, 2012

    The Cadillac Limousine has not looked good since the early 90's when they streached the Fleetwood Brougham. As someone who rents limousines on a regular basis for evenings out and pleasure, the cadillac will never pull up in front of my house. When you say limousine you think magistic, regal, classy. Not sporty, small, and has the look of a VW Jetta. If I am correct Lincolnwill still be making the Town Car for Limousine applications so at least the limousine industry has one saving grace. Cadillac does not even make a luxury car anymore with the death of the Deville. People who want luxury, soft ride, triditional lines, and a roomy car are just plain stuck in the american market. Mercedes are priced more expensive than Cadillac but now and I thought I would never say this in my life, I would spend the extra and Buy the Mercedes. They have what consumers like me want. Large opliunet cars every luxury feature possible and then some, better lines (and I will not say perfect) than any new Caddi, it just comes with a price tag and unfortunely if you want a "luxury" car that is what you have to spend. Cadillac needs to bring back the Fleetwood completely redisigned but still with a reto look, pleanty of interrior lights like the old ones used to have, strictly a luxury ride, and a price that people can afford. I have a feeling a car like that would sell very well and bring people back from the foregin markets.

  • Jal Jal on Dec 25, 2012

    That's not true.the Lincoln Town car is never coming dad is an exec at Ford

    • Beerysol Beerysol on Jan 03, 2013

      Well tell him . To bring the town car back. It's the best out there. Wide, super smooth ride. Luxuriously perfect even for limos.