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INTRODUCING THE 2023 ESCALADE - V
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Escalade-V availability will be announced spring 2022.
CADILLAC V SERIES THE ULTIMATE BLEND OF STYLE AND PERFORMANCE
The latest Cadillac V-Series adds more choices for spirited performance with new features like magnetic ride control 4.0, AWD, Super Cruise, eLSD, and new V-mode. The unveiling of the CT5-V marks over 15 years of innovation. According to the chief engineer, this moves aims at attracting more people into the V-series family by offering a lineup with luxury appointments, intelligent technology, and athletic refinement.
The CT4 and CT5 use Cadillac's rear-wheel-drive architecture to achieve ultimate performance and driving experience. They are packed with standard technologies to enhance performance, including magnetic ride control 4.0, enhanced comfort while maintaining the performance-oriented responsiveness. They feature Brembo front brakes with eBoost electronic assist and an electronic limited-slip differential on CT5-V, and limited-slip rear differential on CT4-V. The models are available in RWD or AWD with a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Under the hood, a 3.0L Twin Turbo V6 engine powers the Cadillac as it uses low-inertial turbochargers with water-to-air inter-cooling and electronically controlled wastegates to boost power production. It puts out 360 horsepower and 405 lb.-ft. of torque. It uses a Hydra-Matic ten-speed automatic transmission with dual-overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, and dual-independent valve timing. It accelerates from 0 to 60 in just under 4.6 seconds.
RWD is standard with available AWD and uses a front-engine. The MacPherson-type front suspension consists of dual lower ball joints, it also features Magnetic Ride Control of 4.0. The rear suspension features five-link independent coil springs with a stabilizer bar. The rack-mounted electric steering is power-assisted with variable assist and V-Series-specific calibration. The brake system consists of a four-wheel disc with 4-piston Brembo fixed calipers and four-channel ABS.
The Cadillac features dark accents and the V-Series mesh grilles with the unique rear diffuser and quad exhaust tips. It is equipped with 19-inch wheels and summer-only performance tires. The all-season tires are available with AWD. The vertically oriented LED units make the car stand out with long and lean proportions to complete the classic sport sedan shape with a wide stance, sweeping hood, and tucked tail.
Interior offers extra legroom and trunk space of 19.9 cubic feat. Equipped with a 10-inch touchscreen and rear camera mirror that gives a clear view. Tech features a compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, satellite radio, Wi-Fi and three USB ports. Safety features include blind-spot monitoring, safety alert seat, forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking.
This model is powered by a 2.7L turbo engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission that produces 325 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque. The dual-overhead camshafts with four-valves per cylinder, 3-step sliding camshaft, variable valve lift, variable valve timing, and active fuel management further enhance its power. It has a quick acceleration of 0 to 60 in just under 4.8 seconds. In RWD, the Magnetic Ride Control system adjusts the suspension settings to enable you to soften them according to the drive mode.
It uses a front-engine with RWD with an available AWD. The front suspension features MacPherson-type with dual lower ball joints, direct-acting stabilizer bar, and ZF, MVS passive dampers with AWD. The rear engine consists of five-link independent with coil springs and ZF MVS passive dampers with AWD and stabilizer bar. The front and rear suspensions use Magnetic Ride Control 4.0 with V-Series-specific calibrations with RWD. The braking system features a four-wheel disc with 4-piston Brembo sliding calipers in the rear and 4-piston fixed calipers in the front. You also get 18-inch wheels and standard summer only performance tires.
This fine, sleek-looking sport sedan exterior features V-Series mesh grilles, quad exhaust tips, unique rear spoiler design that reduces rear lift and increases rear tires grip. More aesthetic features include black window surrounds and body-colour rocker moldings.
The interior is striking with front seats that offer an 18-way adjustments with a multi-way lumbar. Other exciting features include ambient interior lighting and alloy sport pedals. The interior is nicely furnished with a leatherette upholstery, dual-zone climate control, magnetic ride control, Bose premium audio, and rain-sensing windshield wipers. Tech features include Apple CarPlay / Android Auto, wireless phone charger, and Wi-Fi hot spot. Safety features include lane-keeping assist and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.