He gives the answer to a question that no one has really asked themselves. Do you really need one in a 5,50 m SUV that offers space for seven occupants? Supercharged V8 petrol engine with almost 700 hp? Cadillac thinks so JA, and presents the new Cadillac Escalade-V, a monstrous crossover that not only stands out for its sheer size, but also for its performance, which pushes into supercar regions and causes a stir. Fans of chunky SUVs, which normally carry an M or AMG label, are given an American alternative that wants to score with unbelievable performance data, tons of space, bling-bling design and lower prices. We will now present the vehicle that will be rolling out to dealers in the course of 2022 (late autumn).
Subtle sportiness on the colossus!
Anyone who thought that General Motors would simply transplant a supercharged V8 into the rolling closet and didn't change anything about the appearance, did the calculation without the landlord. There is a Wire mesh grill with black accents as well as a sportier one bumper front, which comes up with larger air intakes, on the vehicle. There are also triangular ones on the flanks air intakes used, which those of the super sports sedans from Cadillac with the Blackwing logo resemble
Surprisingly, the new sports Escalade may not be a Blackwing offshoot, but also as a V version its appearance has turned out to be extremely dynamic, if you think of it as a drum with angular lines and a length of more than five meters (Standard version 5,38 meters, XL variant 5,77 meters) can claim at all. There are also V emblems on the doors and ultralight Rims with black finish, behind which a high-performance braking system lives with red brake calipers, on the XXL SUV. The hitherto sportiest variant of the luxury tank also got a new one Four pipe exhaust system as well as a modified one rear bumper, the one diffuser accommodated, donated.
The interior is modern!
Not just one Sport steering wheel with V-Series badge, but also a state-of-the-art, ultra-high definition Curved OLED display with a gigantic screen diagonal, which consists of three parts and is the highlight of the futuristic infotainment system, will adorn the cockpit. It probably consists of a 7,2-inch (approx. 18 cm) driver information display, a 14,2-inch digital instrument located in front of the driver, as well as a gigantic 16,9 inch touch screen for various vehicle functions in the center console.
6,2-liter V8 compressor provides propulsion
It seems like the good old V8 petrol engine is finally standing up to declare war on the electrification of the automobile. But the attempt was successful and the large-volume V8 with supercharging, the tight 690 hp and a breathtaking 885 Newton meters generates maximum torque, pushes the luxury SUV in 4,4 seconds at highway speeds that you think you are sitting in a super sports car. We don't have any information about further performance, but it is definitely a real competitor for AMG and M models.
Our verdict on the Cadillac Escalade-V:
It's great that General Motors still dares to bring such a vehicle onto the market in 2022! Even if we seriously ask ourselves who really needs something like this because of the XXL dimensions of the car! As always, you can find a picture gallery of the Cadillac at the end of the article. If we get more information about the changes, there is of course an update for this report. You will be informed about this if you simply use our Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!
Cadillac Escalade V summary details:
- 690 hp and 885 Nm torque (681 SAE hp)
- 4,4 seconds at 100 km / h
- 6,2 liter V8 petrol engine with 2,65 liter supercharger and forced ventilation and fine tuning within the engine
- Ten-speed automatic
- Distribution to all four wheels in real time
- Tank of the standard model 91 liters, XL variant with long wheelbase 107 liters
- Standard version 5,38 meters long (XL version 5,77 meters)
- at least 150.000 dollars (143.500 euros) expensive
- Features include: Apple Carplay and Android Auto via WiFi, voice control, augmented reality, sound system with 36 speakers, GM Super Cruise with adaptive cruise control including lane keeping and lane change assistant as well as cameras, GPS, radar and lidar sensors
- Air suspension including magnetic dampers
- e-LSD (electronic limited slip differential)
- Brembo six-piston brake system
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2023 Cadillac Escalade-V as the American answer to AMG and M SUVs!
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