Cadillac plans to keep a high rating in the segment of luxury full-size SUV models. The representative in this segment, the Escalade SUV, slowly losing pace with competitive models of Japanese and German car manufacturer. For this reason, it is expected that the 2018 Cadillac Escalade offer much more than their predecessors. This implies a higher dose of luxury, advanced systems and the latest technical achievements.
The new head of Cadillac, Johan de Nysschen confirmed that it would happen with a word. He said that this “flagship” SUV will be more sophisticated and technically advanced in its new edition. In order to maintain the good trend of sales results in the luxury SUV market, such a thing is necessary. Potential buyers of these vehicles, especially customers in the US market, expect to receive adequate quality and luxury against the money you set aside for your car.
In accordance with expectations, Cadillac has announced significant changes and improvements for the 2018 Escalade. In addition to the standard version, the offer will be found and ultra-luxury version of the model. This model is designed as a high-performance ultra-luxurious SUV. It should pass through the “V” treatment, with richer equipment package and more powerful engines, with a sporty design. There were also information about the product name, which will carry the next Escalade and “V” label. Some sources say that his mark will be ESV.
2018 Cadillac Escalade Specs
Compared to the standard version of the model, the ultra luxury Cadillac Escalade 2018, will receive a modified design of the hood with a large opening for air. Also, there are specially designed wheels, a larger diameter than the standard model, and different bumpers. Dimensions are the same as in the standard model, while clearance is slightly lower. These upgrades give the car a more aggressive and sporty stance. To run this model, will be responsible 6.2-liter LT4 V8 engine. The same engine under the hood Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and the Cadillac CTS-V models, which develops 640 horsepower and 630 lb.-ft.
In contrast to this luxury version of the 2018 Cadillac Escalade, should offer and cheaper version of the model, which would be cheaper and available to a larger number of customers. However, this version will be sold outside the US market, and should takes “Vsport” label. Compared to the standard model, which has a 6.2-liter V8 engine, this model will run 3.6-liter Twin-Turbo V6 engine. This unit is located in the Cadillac CTS model.
To run a standard version, still will be in charge the powerful 6.2-liter V8 engine with 420 horsepower and 458 lb-ft of torque. However, there were rumors that the 2018 model would be able to get a new optional unit. Which one aggregate it is, still not known.
2018 Cadillac Escalade Release Date
The arrival of 2018 model, should mark the beginning of a new generation of models. For now there is no accurate information when it will happen exactly, but forecasts suggest that this will happen in the second half of 2017. While the market appears new and upgraded Escalade, customers will be available to the current model. Certainly, the current Escalade offers exceptional quality, luxurious trim level equipment and excellent performance.