Cadillac has officially pulled the wraps off its brand new flagship sedan, the Cadillac CT6, in a world premiere, during the 2015 New York Auto Show.
After a lot of spy shots and teaser images with the brand new Cadillac CT6 have hit the web, the North American based automaker has officially pulled the wraps off the flagship sedan. The model stands at 5,184 mm long (204 in), 1,879 mm wide (74 in) and 1,472 mm tall (57.9 in), riding on a wheelbase of 3,106 mm (122.4 in). When compared to some of its rivals, the new CT6 is closely similar to the short wheelbase BMW 7-Series.
The new Cadillac CT6 is getting the prominent front grille, the Indirect Fire LED headlights, slightly sloping roof, upward sweeping character line, high quality materials in the cabin, luxurious leathers, exotic wood, carbon fiber trim, CUE infotainment system with a high-res 10.2-inch display, wireless smartphone charger, OnStar 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot, center console mounted touchpad controller, the Articulating Rear Seat package with individual rear seats, several adjustments and massage functions, HDMI and USB inputs for the media, 10-inch screens which are retractable in the front seatbacks and more.
Cadillac also says that the brand new CT6 is also packing the Quadzone climate control system, the Bose Panaray premium audio system with 34 speakers, 360 degree camera, night vision system which is identifying people and animals through their heat signatures, Advanced Park Assist with automatic braking, Pedestrian Collision Mitigation system and so on. The CT6 is riding on the aluminum intensive Omega architecture which is allowing it to weigh 1,678 kg (3,700 lbs).
As far as the engine lineup goes, the new flagship sedan signed by Cadillac is bringing the 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine, which is capable of producing a total output of 265 HP (198 kW), in the entry-level version. This is followed by the 3.6 liter V6 naturally aspirated unit, with its 335 HP (250 kW). The range-topping model will get the 3.0 liter V6 twin-turbo, producing 400 HP (298 kW) and 543 Nm (400 lb-ft) of torque. The units are connected to an 8-speed automatic transmission and they can get the active-on-demand AWD system. The CT6 will be produced in Detroit-Hamtramck at the end of the year and it will be launched in the U.S., Europe, China, Japan, Korea and the Middle East.