• Jan 26, 2005
Cadillac XLR

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is suing Cadillac for using him in their advertisements in The Boston Globe last year. He says that the right to use his likeness expired on January 1, 2004. Brady and Cadillac have a history of bad blood. When Brady received a free XLR five months after the game he got miffed over the wait. "I'm not driving this damn car, that's for sure," and he donated it to his high school in San Mateo, California. If Caddy wants to hand me a $75,000 XLR, I'll drive that damn car. Of course the last time I checked, I wasn't going for my third Super Bowl MVP title.



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      • 10 Years Ago
      What a whiny brat. Typical NFL.
      • 9 Years Ago
      The car has finally found a home, in Cleveland Ohio. Only 100 yards away from the BROWNS training center. Thanks Cadillac. Thanks Tom. Thanks to the 45 members of the Super Bowl team who autographed the car. Thanks Serra High School. Thanks Charlie. Without all of you it would be just another XLR.
      • 10 Years Ago
      What's worse - getting your name mentioned in the same sentence as Cadillac or Buick?
      • 10 Years Ago
      Awesome tech!!!!!!!!!!!!!! what a jerk!
      • 10 Years Ago
      Yea, the nerve of somebody to sue a company for using his name illegally. Not to mention donating a $75,000 car to his high school.
      • 10 Years Ago
      Just one mroe reason to hate Tom Brady. He's got looks, money, success, talent, babes and is bitching that his free XLR didn't show up on time. Poor baby. Now I'm really rooting for the Eagles next week.
      • 10 Years Ago
      WOW. I am liking Cadillac a little bit more today :)
      • 10 Years Ago
      the best reason to like tom brady; he is a Michigan man!
      • 10 Years Ago
      http://bostonbrat.net/brady/arcjuly04.html "At a news conference in Houston the day after the Super Bowl, Brady signed an oversized order form for his new car: a Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum with 20-inch rims. But the car, which has a retail value of $69,900, wasn't in production yet, so Cadillac officials said they informed Brady's agent, Steve Dubin, that the car would take longer to roll out. However, in late April, Dubin called a GM executive and requested the order be changed to an XLR Roadster, according to Cadillac spokesman Jeff Kuhlman. "We only made about 5,000 of those cars and all of them were sold already," Kuhlman said. "So to come through on our promise, we put another one in production for Tom." Kuhlman said that given Brady's change of heart, the car, which has a retail value of $76,200, arrived at the dealer this week in fairly rapid fashion."
      • 10 Years Ago
      Go Iggles!