In order to stay competitive with the strongest rivals such as BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus, Cadillac automaker has decided to release the all new 2019 Cadillac CT8. This luxurious sedan will be larger than CT6 model, and will represent the flagship of this company.
General Motors Company promises only the best for the CT8 model. It will be the most elegant, modern and one of the best in its segment. The new Cadillac will enter the global market with absolutely stunning exterior design and powerful engine. The interior will be luxurious and equipped with latest technology. With no doubt, the brand new sedan will be impeccably one of the most beautiful vehicles on the road after it hits the market.
The strongest rivals of the Cadillac CT8 will be Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A8, BMW 7 Series, Jaguar XJ, Maserati Quattroporte and Lexus LS. Despite the tough competition, we believe that GMC will have a huge success with the new CT8.
2019 Cadillac CT8 engine and performance
Under the hood, 2019 Cadillac CT8 should receive several types of engines. The first option is expected to be the same engine used in the CT6 model. It is a 3.0-liter V-6 twin-turbo powertrain. This unit is able to make around 400 horses and 400 pound-feet of torque.
The second option should be more powerful engine. It will most likely be a 4.2-liter V-8 twin-turbocharged engine. This one also powers the CT6. It will have the output of 500 horses and even more. Furthermore, some sources say that it will be offered with a plug-in hybrid version too.
Speaking of the gearbox, all the units will be mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. It will be offered with both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations.
Exterior and interior design
2019 Cadillac CT8 will be underpinned with the same platform as the CT6. It is the Omega platform which is made for both all- and rear-wheel drive systems. As well, because of the aluminum and high-strength steel structure, Cadillac will be lighter for a couple of hundred pounds that its competitors.
As far as the exterior is concerned, 2019 Cadillac CT8 will look luxurious, elegant and very handsome. The whole body is designed in the way so it provides great aerodynamics. On the front fascia, we will see vertical LED headlamps which are very nicely designed and attractive. They could get chrome surrounding too. The grille will be wide and placed lower. Moreover, we can expect new hood and lager side mirrors too.
Inside, 2019 Cadillac CT8 will be a pure luxury. The cabin is going to be spacious, convenient and very modern. The seats will be upholstered in quality Nappa leather and will provide maximum comfort. It will be offered with heated, cooling and massage options. The dashboard will feature the new touchscreen with latest infotainment system. Furthermore, it will feature some nice wood and leather details. As for the technology, it will come standard with premium sound system, multi-zone climate control, stability control, lane departure warning, traction control and so on.
Release date and expected price
2019 Cadillac CT8 should arrive in showrooms in late 2018 or early 2019. As for the price, the base model with V-6 engine should start at around $90,000. The more powerful version will cost $100,000.