To oppose the European competition from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz something, Cadillac unveiled in 2006, the Cadillac BLS, a notchback sedan in the middle class. The smallest model of the American General Motors group belonging Cadillac brand is available exclusively as a single in Europe, is therefore not available on the U.S. market. The name stands for Cadillac BLS Sedan Luxury B segment. The sedan is produced in the Swedish city Trollhättan, where the models are manufactured by Saab. Since 2007, the Cadillac BLS is also a Cadillac BLS Wagon (internal designation for a Cadillac BLS Wagon) on the market. For the three engine variants are available : a 2.0-liter turbo with 175 hp or 210 hp and a 2.8-liter V6 turbo gasoline engine with 255 hp are available as to the selection. There is also a Cadillac BLS Diesel with a four-cylinder 1.9-liter engine and 150 hp. The Cadillac BLS is available with either six-speed manual or automatic transmission with sechsstufigem.