The Cadillac Escalade was first introduced in the year 1999. It falls in the full-size luxury SUV class and is actually the most luxurious vehicle among GM’s SUVs. This stylish big SUV exploits truck-based platform and comes in two lengths. Recent reports have suggested that next iteration of this model is expected to get a revamp to come as 2018 Cadillac Escalade.
2018 Escalade in News:
There is no denying that new Escalade will offer a formidable presence with undoubtedly, optimal luxury quotient. The upcoming changes in design and technology will provide economic mainstream features.
Although the actual changes are still unclear, this is, for sure, 2018 Escalade will come with impressive power and towing capabilities. It will also offer several levels of equipment which will suit all needs for comfort and convenience.
2018 Cadillac Escalade: Exterior and Interior
This model will get a bold, eye-catchy exterior styling. With its prominent front end, the front grille and headlights will be attractive. With the incorporation of LED technology, the taillamps will also offer better illumination.
The interior of 2018 Cadillac Escalade will incorporate luxurious and attractive design. Premium materials and rich contours complemented with contrasting trim inserts will form ambient pleasant for eyes and driving. Even the base trim will come with the leather appointment and each next trim will raise luxury on the upper level.
At its dashboard, Escalade will feature Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system. The touchscreen display unit will also be compatible with voice commands. This infotainment system will support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for the convenience of the passenger.
The GM’s efficient feature of OnStar 4G-LTE connectivity will be there, along with Bose premium audio system.
The model will also include 20-inch wheels, three-zone climate control, power pedals, heated and cooled front seats, an 18-way power adjustable front seats, cooled center console compartment, and much more.
For the safety of its occupants, 2018 Escalade will offer several safety features. Some of its safety features include driver forward collision warning, low-speed emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane departure intervention, blind-zone monitoring more.
2018 Cadillac Escalade: Engine
Coming to the engine specifications of the 2018 Cadillac Escalade, it has been sourced out that a 6.2 liters V8 engine will be powering it. This engine can deliver a maximum power of 420 HP and 460 lb-ft of torque. This engine will work with an 8-speed transmission system (automatic). Along with this, new Escalade can reach from 0 – 60 mph within just 6 seconds.
It will come with standard rear-wheel drive with an option of the all-wheel-drive system. This vehicle will offer driving and travel comfort with its improved suspension system and Magnetic Ride Control dampers.
2018 Cadillac Escalade: Price and Release Date
If someone looks at the price of 2018 Cadillac Escalade, then it might get a whopping starting price of around $74,000 or above $90,000 for its top trim.
As for release date, it is still unknown. Different car experts have speculated that this 2018 Escalade might hit showrooms at the end of 2017. It will be interesting to see what the manufacturers have kept under the roof.