New 2018 Cadillac Escalade Get 10-speed automatic transmission

In its new generation Cadillac Escalade is regarded as the best model so far. The class body-on-frame SUVs, this model stands out as a leader. Maybe some people do not agree with this statement, but when you mention Escalade, immediately think of luxury, prestige and a full-size SUV. Is it the model leader, or not? Either way, the new 2018 Cadillac Escalade brings something new, compared to the 2017 model, which is considered perfect. And from perfect, it can be better.

In fact, General Motors previously stated it plans to introduce the Ford co-developed 10-speed automatic transmission on eight vehicles by 2018. In addition to the 2018 Escalade SUV, the new transmission will receive the 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon in 2018. By all accounts, General Motors has decided that this new transmission, offered in their SUV models, which have a 6.2-liter V8 unit. Besides the above mentioned SUVs, the same transmission gain to 2018 Corvette C7, and new CTS-V and V Cadillac ATS-models, while the actual Chevy Camaro ZL1 already possesses such a transmission.

New 2018 Cadillac Escalade

Changes

For now, the new transmission is all the company confirmed as a 2018 model improvement. However, rumors talk about a number of improvements at various levels. However, for now it all comes down to rumors and speculation.

Some sources say the new version of the model, which will be available to more customers. More specifically, speculation about a cheaper version of the Escalade SUV. Contrary to these claims, there are those who announce the ultra luxury version, that overshadowed the standard model. These versions seem acceptable. However, our opinion is that the second version more realistic. In fact, given the reputation of this flagship Cadillac SUV, is expected to only get better, stronger, more luxurious, …

So far, the Cadillac Escalade has achieved excellent sales results in the US market. The new 2018 Cadillac Escalade could become a global model, thanks to offer cheaper versions. This version, called the Escalade Vsport would have about $ 15,000 lower price, and sold to markets outside the US. Also, this model would have only two rows of seats, a vehicle weight would be reduced.

More expensive version of the model is actually boosted and promoted the standard model, which is passed through in treatment. Its cost is estimated at over $ 100,000, except for a large dose of luxury and exceptional equipment, this model offers more horsepower. Outer appearance 2018 Cadillac Escalade V models, adorned modified design hood, front grille, bumpers and wheels that get sharper edge. On the hood of the notes large air hole, clearance is lower, while wheels have a special design and are larger in diameter than the standard version.

New 2018 Cadillac Escalade Power Specs

This body-on-frame SUV launches 6.2-liter V8 engine with 420 horsepower and 458 lb-ft of torque. Version with “V” label should be initiated by a 6.2-liter LT4 V8 engine with 640 hp and 630 lb.-ft, which is located under the hood of the Corvette Z06 and the Cadillac CTS-V model. In the end, cheap and ‘folk’ version of Escalade, runs 3.6-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 420 horsepower from CTS models.

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