Car quick pick



My car fleet

No cars selected
La Salle logo

La Salle - all models

Series: Saloon

Sort by: Year  Model  Displacement  Power  Weight 

units: metric UK US

About La Salle

The LaSalle was an automobile product of General Motors Corporation, and sold as a companion marque of Cadillac from 1927 to 1940. The two were linked by similarly-themed names, both being named for explorers—Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac and René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, respectively.

General Motors Companion Make Program

The LaSalle had its beginnings when GM’s CEO Alfred P. Sloan noticed that his carefully crafted market segmentation program was beginning to develop price gaps in which General Motors had no product to sell.

As originally developed by Sloan, GM’s market segmentation placed each of the company’s individual automobile makes into specific price points. Sloan designated the Chevrolet as the entry level product. Next (in ascending order) came Oakland, Oldsmobile, Buick and ultimately, Cadillac. However during the robust 1920s, certain GM products began to shift out of the plan as the products improved and engine advances were made.

In an era where automotive brands were somewhat restricted to building a specific car per model year, Sloan surmised that the best way to bridge the gaps was to develop “companion” marques that could be sold through the current sales network.

Under the plan, the gap between the Chevrolet and the Oakland would be filled by a new marque named Pontiac, a quality 6cyl. car designed to sell for the price of a 4cyl. The wide gap between Oldsmobile and Buick would be filled by two companion marques; Oldsmobile was assigned the up-market V8 Viking, and Buick was assigned the more compact 6cyl. Marquette. Cadillac, which had seen it base prices soar in the heady 1920s, was assigned LaSalle as a companion car to fill the gap that existed between itself and Buick.

The Art and Colour of Harley Earl

Read more...

4-door
5-seat
S8 16v 5.5L OHV M-3
93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp        
   

La Salle Saloon (1936)

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5527 cm3 / 337.3 cu in / 337.3 cu in, 93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

4-door
5-seat
V8 16v 5.7L SV M-3
85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp        
   

La Salle Saloon

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 5743 cm3 / 350.5 cu in / 350.5 cu in, 85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 137 km/h / 85 mph / 85 mph top speed

Infobox

Five Most Valuable Auto Insurance Tips

1. Car Insurance Quotes

Are you trying to find the best and the cheapest car insurance quotes? Do not worry! There are several online car insurance comparators which will get you covered just as easy: Enter your Zip Code and you get the benefits of comparing car insurance quotes from the best car insurance companies.

Unlike before where you manually have to dial insurance company and talk to agent or worse visit their office just to inquire about the various insurance policies, today you can get them same on the web - everything can be processed online. Since the dawn of having the Internet become a means of transactions, everything has been made easy. The thing, however, is that there are so many information out there that we are sometimes confused on what to follow. The following text will discuss most about car insurance quotes and how to get by online.

(...)

Read more...

 
TOPlist