2015 Cadillac Escalade Unveiled
The nearly decade long wait for the new Cadillac Escalade is over, with the 2015 model debuting in New York city at a special event hosted by GM. Our friends at AutoGuide.com attended and graciously shared their live shots with us.
With the Chevrolet Avalanche gone, the pseudo-truck EXT model is no longer available, but the base and extended-wheelbase ESV models will stick around. Power comes from a 6.2L V8 making 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft via a 6-speed automatic. Cadillac’s CUE system will also appear, as well as a suite of active safety features like forward collision warning, lane departure warning systems and adaptive cruise control. Despite some weight savings, expect fuel economy gains to be modest.
BklynPete on Oct 09, 2013
Ah, so THIS is what all those Caddies were doing parked outside the Metropolitan Pavilion on Monday night? To make this even more tasteful, I heard that Donald Trump was Cadillac's very special guest. It is what it is -- the King Monster, the updated Sixties Cadillac, just as the GMC Yukon Denali is today's Olds Regency 98 or Buick Electra 225 and the Tahoe/Suburban is today's Caprice Classic/Bonneville Brougham. But whatever.....who really cares what they look like? It's the $$$ they generate that count. Cadillac can hype all the CTS, ATS, SRX and ATS variants til the cows come home, but we all know what pays the bills.
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