Cadillac Escala Shows Off Cadillac’s New Tech. Cadillac decided to introduce a concept called Cadillac Escala during Monterey Motor Week in Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event. The concept is reported to display Cadillac cars new look, which carries its classic look in modern touch. Everything about this car is mentioned to be nice. Here is the update.
Cadillac Escala Concept Specifications
Features, Exterior, and Interior
This Cadillac Escala Concept is a coupe sedan that features the classic and modern look at once. This car is beautiful long as measured 210.5 inches long, and it rides on 127.1 inches of wheelbase. From half down of the car, it looks more muscular with a rather angular look. Meanwhile, its top and roof slide elegantly like the coupe in common.
The most drastic look is the new sinister design for the four-door coupe OLED headlight. The thin mirrors come along with C-pillar that is showing the Hoffmeister kink, a glass roof, and “GM DESIGN” badge on the side doors. Plastic and brushed aluminum should highlight its look as well. Painted in black, this car looks obviously aggressive while riding on 22 inches of wheels.
On the inside, this Cadillac Escala 2017 car has the most elegant look you can imagine while being very futuristic as well. Offering ultimate comfort, the cabin is trimmed not all in most interesting combination. While other surfaces get leather trimming, several parts are covered with fabric. This is not just a fabric but high-end suit fabric. It includes cargo area, seats, door panels, and most of the dash.
Center console features new OLED screens covered with leather developed by Samsung, and it has the new rotary controller. On the back of the front seats, passengers can find iPod-like entertainment display with tablet controller between the back seats. In addition to it, the use of lighting outside and inside this car is remarkable. It doesn’t give you blinding light, but simple and smaller shape for more charming atmosphere and ambiance in and on the car.
Powertrain – Engine specs
In the new Cadillac Escala concept, Cadillac already uses a new engine, which is currently under development to go to production level. Under the hood, the coupe sedan is going to be powered by twin-turbocharged 4.2 liters of V8 engine. While Cadillac is tight-lipped on its performance, it is confirmed to be equipped with cylinder deactivation.
While being a dual overhead cam, this engine is also rumored to be paired with the ten-speed automatic transmission, which is a new set on GM. It is most possibly runs four cylinders, and it will be equipped with Active Fuel Management system from GM as well.
Cadillac Escala Concept Price and Release Date
During its reveal, it is still a concept. Thus, pricing and release date on this sedan remain unknown right now. Cadillac should hit them closer to the time-line when they are ready.
This is a killing concept. Cadillac combines classic look, and high end finishes very correctly in this sedan. If all in the concept should come into production level, this sedan is going to be a premium hit. Let’s hope Cadillac has other surprises later. Stay tuned for the Cadillac Escala update.
|Body Style||4-door expressive flagship sedan, with lift-back rear opening|
|Height||57.3 in / 1455 mm|
|Width||76.7 in / 1948 mm|
|Length||210.5 in / 5347 mm|
|Wheelbase||127.1 in / 3228|
|Engine||4.2-liter Twin Turbo V8|
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