2013 Cadillac XTS to be launched in February image

The 2013 Cadillac XTS will be officially launched on the 13th of February, at the Las Vegas International Limousine, Charter and Tour show.

The new 2013 XTS limousine made its official debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show, in 2011, after its concept was shown in the previous year at NAIAS and now the model is close to its launch. According to the North American based automaker, the 2013 Cadillac XTS will be offered as a limousine and it will replace the company’s DTS-based limos for livery duty. With its dynamic exterior design, the new model will promote a fresh and more youthful appearance to its future customers.

“This new vehicle will help dispel some of the myths out there about Cadillac. The XTS will further that with outstanding ride characteristics”, said the Cadillac Professional Vehicles Program Manager, Ray Bush, in a statement.

Under the hood, the 2013 Cadillac XTS will be available at first with only one engine, the 3.6 liter V6 unit, which is generating a total output of 300 horsepower and it has a peak torque of 264 lb-ft, with customers being able to choose from either front-wheel or all-wheel drive configurations. The average fuel consumption is 17/28 mpg city/highway for the front-wheel drive and 17/27 for the all-wheel drive model.

The 2013 Cadillac XTS will come with a six-speed automatic transmission, Brembo brakes, GM Magnetic Ride Control Adaptive Suspension and performance struts. The CUE infotainment system which is the first fully capacitive touch-screen in the auto industry to incorporate proximity sensing and the first one to adopt multi-touch gestures like those used with tablets and smartphones will also be available.