Cadillac Catera is the "Caddy that Zigs" as what the tagline says to sum up its hippy and sporty aura. It is a midsize vehicle from Germany crafted from an Opel style which is one of the branches of General Motors. The Cadillac Catera parts making up the vehicle are meant for younger generations. It is the only make from Cadillac that does not made use of the famous V8 engine. The rear wheel drive Catera is equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 engine with a capacity of 200 horsepower together with a four-speed automatic transmission. Included in its power train are antilock brakes and traction control.
Added safety and security especially during crash and accidents is provided by daytime running lights and dual front airbags. Standard Cadillac Catera car parts for all models are sporty 16 inch alloy wheels, dust and pollen filter ultimately beneficial for occupants easily irritated by the said allergens, fold down rear seats to maximize cargo space, power windows with express up and down for easier adjustment, electrochromatic mirror, tilt steering wheel, power seats and automatic climate control.
With its programmable power locks and theft deterrent system, the vehicle can be securely left in the parking lot although utmost care is still the best protection against unwanted users. The radio controls are mounted on the steering wheel so the driver can easily stay in tune with their favorite stations. The optional plush leather trims can be used for the interiors giving any occupants an atmosphere of comfort and ease. Can be matched side by side together with it are rear seat heaters, eight-speaker Bose sound system to fill rides and adventures with music and entertainment and chrome wheels for sparkling and refreshing stance.
Several car parts changes and innovations were done on the Cadillac Catera produced for each year generation. Custom car parts for the 1998 Cadillac Catera include GM's OnStar system which can bring closer to the user the 24-hour GM Center linked through a satellite or a cellular phone. The feature is intended to give directions and travel advice as well as to inform the concerned departments regarding a crash or any emergency. For 1999, Catera successfully get through the strict low emissions vehicle standard. Aftermarket car parts for Catera grew in number due to a rising customer demand.
For 2000, car performance parts for Cadillac Catera received enhancements paving way for a refreshed driving dynamics specifically for Sport models. Rear spoiler, High-performance headlights, matte chrome grille and 17-inch tires came as add-ons for the Sport makes. Such OEM and aftermarket car parts and accessories are still available in any car parts market so if you need, go to your nearest local car parts market or browse the catalogs of various on-line stores.