Cadillac has been working on something pretty amazing, and there is some great news for SUV enthusiast. The 2018 Cadillac Escalade V will be their most recent bid into the premium SUV segment and it will be competing with the best vehicles of the segment. It will provide a 600 plus hp in terms of power, and some other exciting upgrades are expected as well. This variant is yet to go into production and not much is known about the styling details. Therefore, the deciding factor for its success is only its engine at this point and it seems to be in quite a promising place. However with improvement in terms of performance and a new design will come with increment in its cost. The information revealed so far ensures a reasonable price tag.
2018 Cadillac Escalade V – Exterior and Interior Specifications
Now it is known that the Cadillac Escalade V looks heavy and is actually pretty heavy. The 2018 Cadillac Escalade V won’t be any exception and weigh around 5.5k lbs to 5.8k lbs. Engineers at Cadillac will be simply trying to implement a superior aerodynamic design on this variant. Given its dimensions and weight it could be a tough job. Other than that better ground clearance is expected for certain. Better and higher carrying capacity is included as well. The focus would be to provide a design that will allow the SUV to deliver the best handling. Working on the shape of it is next to it in order of priority. Additionally, this variant is expected to be sturdier than before.
2018 Cadillac Escalade V – Engine and Mileage
The 2018 Cadillac Escalade V will be coming with a V8 unit that will be capable of generating an output of 600 HPs. These units capacity will be of 6.2L and will deliver a torque of 600 pounds per feet. This supercharged unit will be mated with an eight-speed CTS transmission unit. However Cadillac itself will soon be releasing higher power vehicles, and this one might get overshadowed in that case. Nevertheless, it already has an existing customer base and will do well considering that what it is offering is quite commendable. One more unique feature available will be an advanced suspension system which offers a steadier performance. However this feature won’t be available for all trims. Mileage offered by this cadillac escalade v 2018 will be considerably low and range from 15 mpg to 21 mpg, depending on city roads or highway.
2018 Cadillac Escalade V – Cost, Availability and Competition
Availability of 2018 Cadillac Escalade V in the market is far away however it is to be unveiled very soon in the upcoming New York Motor Show. By logic it should hit the showrooms by the end of 2017 but then official details are on their way and it is better to wait for them. As it has been stated earlier, this 2018 escalade v will compete in the premium SUV range and therefore the price for its base version will be $72,000 and the price for higher trim models will start from $98,000.
It is pretty clear that 2018 Cadillac Escalade V engine is quite special and there are few other cars of its kind that will be coming with special engines as such. Of course, these vehicles are from automakers like Porsche, BMW, etc. These SUV’s will compete for the top spot of their segment and BMW X5M, Porsche Cayenne, Range Rover Supercharged won’t make it any easier. However this 2018 cadillac escalade v has its own perks, and it will surely be providing a great performance.