Taking its name from the French fur trapper and trader who founded Detroit in 1701, the first Cadillac was a modified Model A built in a former Ford factory in 1902, which means its production predated the release of the Ford Model A by almost a year. Between 1903 and 1904, Cadillac make tweaks to its automobiles, which were powered by single-cylinder engines and sold as either two- or four-seaters. In 1905, though, Cadillac put a...Continue Reading