Cadillac has recently pulled the wraps off the 2015 Escalade by releasing the first official images and videos with the model.
The new generation of the Cadillac Escalade is getting an evolutionary design, which is highlighted by the prominent front grille, LED headlights, sculpted lines, chrome trim, 20-inch alloy wheels with 22-inch optional and some other tweaks. The changes list is being continued in the cabin, where the model has received a modern design and higher quality materials, amongst others. The features which can now be found inside include the CUE infotainment system, the 12-3-inch digital instrument cluster, heated and cooled front seats, ambient lighting, real wood trim and much more.
Future owners of the 2015 Cadillac Escalade will also get the opportunity to order a rear-seat entertainment Blu-Ray / DVD system with a 9-inch screen on the standard vehicle and two 9-inch screens on the ESV. Changes applied to the new Cadillac Escalade’s generation include the stronger chassis, the Magnetic Ride Control, the variable assist power steering system, the four wheel disc brakes, automatic locking rear differential, StabiliTrak ESC and much more.
The safety features found on the model are the Side Blind Zone Alert, the Front Seat Center-Mounted airbag, Lane Change Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, the Driver Awareness package, adding the Safety Alert Seat, Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Alert, and the Driver Assist package, with an Automatic Safety Belt Tightening, Automatic Collision Preperation, Front and Rear Automatic Braking and Full Speed Range Adaptive Cruise Control.
As for the engine found under its hood, the 2015 Cadillac Escalade will get a 6.2 liter EcoTec3 V8 unit, which will produce a total output of 420 HP (313 kW) and 623 Nm of torque (460 lb-ft). Power will be sent to the 2WD in standard or to the optional 4WD through a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2015 Cadillac Escalade will go into production next spring and its official price list will probably be announced shortly after.