A Cadillac Escalade V in the boxes? – Auto Plus

The American Cadillac would not be against an Escalade V to compete with the German sports mastodons …

Rumors around a more "sporty" Cadillac Escalade are not new … but are resurfacing today. An Escalade V juggernaut would be quite conceivable for Dave Schiavone, product manager of the US model. Asked by Muscle Cars & Trucks, the manager said, “Since we released the V-Series on the CTS, dealers and customers have asked us. We are always looking for opportunities and areas in which we can take market share ”.

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A Cadillac Escalade V in the boxes Auto Plus - A Cadillac Escalade V in the boxes? - Auto PlusFacing the German trio Q8, X7 and GLS

If the green light is given by the parent company General Motors, the Cadillac Escalade V would come up against the German giants Audi RS Q8, BMW X7 M50i and Mercedes-AMG GLS 63. Obviously, in addition to the sporty body kit that would help it to fit. different from the standard versions of the Escalade, it would also need a more powerful engine …

With the 6.2-liter V8 engine?

We are of course thinking of the 6.2-liter V8 block which is supposed to equip the future CT5-V Blackwing. Power is expected to be around 650 horsepower. Regarding the calendar, we should not expect to see this Cadillac Escalade V land before 2022 or 2023. To be continued.

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