Some 19 years after the launch of the V-Sequence, the upcoming Cadillac Escalade V is the model’s first SUV to put on be given the V-Sequence therapy.
Whereas we all know that Escalade V may have a V8 engine, specifics in regards to the mill have but to be revealed. It’s broadly anticipated the Escalade V may have the identical 6.2-litre supercharged V8 because the CT5-V Blackwing.
Within the sedan the supercharged V8 is tuned to ship 498kW and 880Nm, and delivers this to all 4 wheels by way of a 10-speed computerized transmission.
If true, will probably be a giant step up in efficiency from the naturally-aspirated 313kW 6.2-litre V8 at the moment fitted to the Escalade vary.
Distinguishing the Escalade V from lesser fashions is a largely chrome-free exterior.
The V’s giant grille is fitted with black mesh insert, and the entrance bumper is a novel piece with a bigger decrease consumption and bolder surrounds for the driving lights.
Alongside the facet the Escalade V options chunkier black sills and decrease rubbing strips. The doorways are adorned with the most important V-Sequence badges thus far, whereas monochrome Cadillac badges appear to be they be an choice.
There’s a brand new rear bumper with pair of dual-tip exhaust retailers, a diffuser-style ingredient and additional lashings of black plastic. The spoiler on the high of the tailgate appears to jut out somewhat additional than on common Escalade variants.
The automobile rides on 18-spoke alloy wheels with a gunmetal gray end and V branding on its spokes. Judging from the issued images, the Escalade V will sit somewhat nearer to the bottom than the common SUV.
On the within we count on to see loads of V-Sequence branding, carbon-fibre trim items, and, hopefully, grippier seats up entrance.
Retuned adaptive air suspension and Magnetic Experience Management dampers, in addition to larger brakes, will doubtless be a part of the bundle too.
Given the Escalade V’s sporty focus, it’ll most likely be supplied solely with the short-wheelbase physique.
Additional particulars in regards to the Escalade V will probably be introduced within the second quarter of 2022. Costs will most likely be north of US$100,000 ($140,000).