The new generation Cadillac Escalade that will translate into the T1XX platform and will be equipped with exclusive engine, will be available later than originally expected.
The first prototype of the new Cadillac Escalade was caught by fotosporno in December 2018, and now it became known that the premiere models are delayed, the Cadillac Escalade will be presented as a machine 2021, not 2020 model year.
CadillacSociety, citing close to the American brand sources, reports that the premiere of the Escalade will be at least 6-8 months. It also confirms GM Authority, noting all the new SUVs and crossovers General Motors will be shown as models 2021.
It means that Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban along with the GMC Yukon/Yukon XL in the next year will be on the market unchanged. It is not excluded that there will be small updates like new options for exterior and interior design, but no major changes are expected.
Know exactly what the Escalade will be transferred to the T1XX platform with integrated in the body frame and will be equipped with some exclusive engine, which is not available for other GM models. According to GM Authority, it could be a 4.2-liter turbo Blackwing V8 from the Cadillac CT6-V.
It is expected that the range of engines will remain the current 420-horsepower 6.2-liter V8, and will be a new hybrid unit. Transmission needs to be uncontested 10-step “automatic”. According to rumors, the Escalade will receive a brand poluantilor Super Cruise, but this equipment will definitely be available for models not on sale.
Production Cadillaс Escalade will keep the GM plant in Arlington, Texas.