At the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the Cadillac Escala concept made its launching signifying the future of Cadillac style. The Escala is a large, classy four-door with a visual that’s edgy, but not out of the realm of possibility. It’s an idea that appears like it could be a genuine production car with few changes in its design. This rear-wheel-drive sedan is powered by a 4.2-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine and it’s 6 inches longer than the CT6 which presently sits at the top of Cadillac’s sedan food cycle.
2021 Cadillac Escala Preview
A new video from Autoline Network declares that the Cadillac Escala has actually been verified for production by General Motors according to AutoForecast Solutions. The rumor says the Escala will be built starting December 2021 at the GM Hamtramck plant in Michigan based on the exact same platform as the CT6. Cars currently produced in Hamtramck are the CT6, Buick LaCrosse, Chevy Impala, and Chevy Volt.
If true, the Escala might serve as a sort of “four-door coupe” variation of the CT6 type of like the Audi A7 is to the A8 sedan. Cadillac has been thinking twice to call the large CT6 a flagship constantly hinting that something else was coming slotted above it and now we have an idea of what that may be.
This is unexpected news thinking about how rapidly sedans are heading out of design in favor of crossovers, however I think Cadillac will always have space in its lineup for huge luxury cars. Here’s hoping the production model appears like the idea if the report holds true.
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2021 Cadillac Escala Production Rumors
Ultimately, it now appears, means late 2021. While numerous principles are never planned to make it to the production phase and serve rather as inspiration for style components included in other, existing models, the Escala will actually end up being a real live young boy. Not that it hasn’t already influenced the designs of models like the CT6– a car we simply examined– and the brand-new XT4 crossover, itself set to launching later this month in New York.
Numerous sources, consisting of the Autoblog website, are reporting that Cadillac is continuing with a production version of the Escala. The company has made it clear for many years that it was preparing a new leading pet sedan for its lineup, to slot in above the CT6. It seems the stars are now lined up for this to take place.
Before you run out the door to reserve yours at the nearby Cadillac dealership, understand however that, currently, a go-to-market date is someplace around late 2021.
It remains to be seen if this specific set-up will make intact into the 2021 production version of the Escala. If so, it likely will not be alone, as hybrid or electrical powertrains might belong to the mix. Who understands, maybe the name Escala will even disappear, for instance in favor of nomenclature like CT8 …
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