2016 Cadillac Escalade is one of the most popular Sports Utility Vehicles in the automotive market which is also the first to replace another popular SUV line-up – Lincoln Navigator, which was released by the Ford Motor Company in 1998. It should be noted that its initial design theme was based on the “Art & Science” concept developed by General Motors in 2002 in response to its resemblance to GMC Denali. The model is available as a full sized luxury SUV in many countries which include Canada, United States of America and Mexico etc and countries of the Middle East – but is not marketed in Israel.
2016 Cadillac Escalade – Exterior and Interior Design
The new Cadillac Escalade not only features a better engine in terms of performance & fuel economy but is also one of the classiest SUV on the roads. Many car critics have compared the Cadillac Escalade line-up to leading Sedans & popular cross over SUVs. The model offers a series of powerful but subtle exterior modifications which include the following: The model has been fitted with a redesigned grille which gives it an overall bossy appearance. Its head lights as well as front & rear end bumper have also been modified to complement the new look. It also features the trademark Cadillac emblem that is fitted at the center of the horizontally ble. Other noticeable additions to the model’s exterior include LED tail lamps, 20 inch alloyed rim wheels and other technological enhancements etc. 2016 Cadillac Escalade has a reputation as the world’s finest luxury vehicles – thereby making it an incredible veteran when it comes to interior cabin design. The interior have an elegant & sophisticated look accentuated by modern LED lighting. The centre console has been redesigned to fit the newly added technical equipments as well as an updated Navigation system, Bose Stereo Speakers, upholstered seats with leather of the finest quality, heated front & rear seats, advanced ventilation system etc.
2016 Cadillac Escalade – Engine and Performance
2016 Cadillac Escalade is one of the few General Motors developed SUV to have an average power output in excess of 400HP. The new generation of Cadillac Escalade has been provided with a primary 6.2L V8 cylinder engine that can produce up to 420HP & 460 lb-ft of torque. A secondary 6.0L, V8 cylinder unit serves as an alternate power train for the heavy duty SUV. This engine configuration has a total power output of 332HP & torque output of 367lb-ft. One should also take note that General Motors is also considering to release a hybrid as well as a diesel variant of the same model sometime in the future.
2016 Cadillac Escalade – Release Date and Price
2016 Cadillac Escalade is expected to hit the stores by the end of this year or early next year. It is also speculated to be priced in the same category as that of Mercedes Benz S Class & BMW 7 Series with a price tag of about $72,690 for the base model. It should be noted that adding more features & luxury comes at the higher price (which is about $3,725 greater than that of the base model).