Cadillac on Friday supplied the primary have a look at a brand new Escalade V-Collection mannequin due for the 2023 mannequin 12 months.
Cadillac is saving full particulars till the debut this spring, however a handful of official images give us a very good style of what is coming.
They present sporty design parts like a entrance splitter, pink brake calipers and quad-exhaust ideas. There’s additionally V-Collection badging inside and outside.
Together with the images, Cadillac shared a brief video that options the sound of the Escalade-V’s engine raging by the gears. It is clearly a V-8, it is clearly highly effective, and the sound warms our hearts.
Cadillac hasn’t shared what the engine will likely be, however we anticipate the 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 from the CT5-V Blackwing, the place it makes 668 hp and 659 lb-ft of torque. Completely different exhaust routing would doubtless cut back these figures barely in an Escalade-V.
Along with the extra highly effective engine (the Escalade at present tops out with a 420-hp 6.2-liter V-8), anticipate suspension upgrades, beefier brakes, and sporty inside touches, akin to body-hugging sport seats and a sport steering wheel.
That is all hypothesis, however we’ll study the reality within the months forward.
Observe, Cadillac’s plans for the Escalade do not finish with the V-Collection. There will even be a battery-electric model constructed on Common Motors’ Ultium platform. The platform, which debuted within the 2022 GMC Hummer EV, ought to ship a variety as excessive as 400 miles within the electrical Escalade.