Cadillac’s upcoming Increases the Heat in the Car Market
There are no doubts, considering the Alpha-based ATS and CTS, the ELR and the due-in 2015 Escalade, Cadillac’s offering is like a whiff of fresh air. It is worthy of successfully battling its contenders and emerge a winner in the cutthroat competition that prevails in the luxury vehicle segment. However, it is being said that the brand will have to give it, its best shot and strategize constantly to give other vehicles in the market a tough competition. Well, if we know anything at all about the Upcoming Cadillac SUV, it shouldn’t be a problem at all!
So, we have the word that the highly awaited CTS-V avatar of the SUV will hit the roads some time in 2016. From what we have heard about this model, it is expected to have the super efficient 650 horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter V8. We have heard that it is supposedly the same giant that will also run the 2015 Corvette Z06. There are speculations in the vehicle world that the motor will be geared with a twin-turbo V8 and perhaps, it won’t be near 650 ponies. It has been heard that the standard CTS isn’t going to receive any drastic facelift until 2019. Well, for all those waiting for the Upcoming Cadillac SUV 2016, even the smallest bit of information triggers a round of discussion, as you will read.
So the news is that the ATS Coupe will arrive in the market without keeping its fans waiting for long. However, a fresh version of the sedan is all set to hit the roads in mid-2015. The ELR plug-in hybrid, however, is going to be out after a fabulous facelift, only in the year 2017. We must admit that we haven’t heard much on the Cadillac variant of the next-generation Chevrolet Volt. Even though there were some reports from some trustworthy sources in the motor world, nothing can be stated for sure.
What we do know for sure is that Cadillac’s upcoming SUV, the Escalade, is going to flaunt General Motors’ revolutionary rear-wheel drive 10-speed transmission. News reports point that it is the same transmission that it is set to develop with Ford’s contribution in 2017. Going by that, one can imagine that it will be given the styling tweaks at almost the same time. It has also been predicted that the mid-size SRX will be revamped in 2016 and will be fixed with the nine-speed front-wheel drive gearbox. Speculations are that a grand crossover is also on its way but is going to keep motor enthusiasts waiting till 2018.
There is more than just the news of the Cadillac’s upcoming SUV. So, lastly and most importantly, the much-awaited LTS rear-wheel drive full-size sedan will be launched in 2015 or perhaps 2016. Industry experts are sure the car will have the same 3.6-liter twin-turbocharged V6 and Aisin-sourced eight-speed transmission that grace the CTS Vsport. Chances are that it will ultimately get the 10-speed transmission after a year, some time in 2017. To add icing to the cake, an all-wheel drive will also be available for its takers!