Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day


Thursday 21st May 1981

37 years ago

The 'Cimarron by Cadillac' was introduced. The front-engine, front-wheel drive four door compact sedan was manufactured and marketed by Cadillac for model years 1982-1988 — over a single generation. As a rebadged variant of General Motors' J-cars, the Cimarron was manufactured alongside the Chevrolet Cavalier, Buick Skyhawk, Oldsmobile Firenza, and Pontiac J2000/2000/Sunbird at GM's South Gate Assembly and Janesville Assembly plants. The Cimarron is routinely cited as the nadir of GM's product planning — for its low sales, poor performance and ill-conceived badge engineering.

Cadillac Cimarron

Cadillac Cimarron

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