Cadillac with one step is already in the future, and word is about upcoming 2019 Cadillac CT8 flagship sedan. Bigger than CT6, most luxury is in the whole lineup, it will hit the market later in 2018 or first quarter in 2019. What can you expect from this model? It is an all-new model, but on the other hand, CT8 presents the evolution of the current CT6 model. Cadillac belongs to a group of the manufacturers which produce limousine of high-class and purposed for special customers. First of all, business people will drive this car which is built from premium materials and technologies. But not just business people, already people who have refined taste and deep pocket.
To return to the subject, 2019 Cadillac CT8 will build on the Omega platform just like CT6, but with an extended wheelbase. Nevertheless, the manufacturer will install components from aluminum and steel to cut weight for several hundred pounds. Last but not least, design adopts solutions by Escala concept and adds modern accents.
2019 Cadillac CT8 Huge Body
When you look at big proportions of the body then you can realize that every element must be huge. For instance, front side has a long smooth hood with great quality of finish. Somewhat below, you can notice very thin LED headlight which has more intensive lighting. Around the lights is decorative chrome strip which looks beautiful. What else is noticeable at 2019 Cadillac CT8? That is the same shape of the grille with the emblem in the middle just like and fender. Profile retains beltline without recess, distinctive doors and more. In addition, it will get larger mirrors, brighter windows and other details. Finally, the rear end will keep traditional layout. We can conclude that will new design leave an amazing impression to potential customers.
2019 Cadillac CT8 Modern Apps
Interior follows luxury concept with Nappa leather seats and wood accents. The central position on the dashboard holds a big touchscreen with the next-generation infotainment system. Equipment list includes multi-zone climate control system, premium sound system and more. All in all, newest technologies support YouTube, Google Chromecast, and Apple TV apps. So, if you need to connect with your smartphone, it is not a problem. The 2019 Cadillac CT8 adopts also a semi-autonomous system which is characteristic in Mercedes-Benz. All in all, Cadillac has always been careful when comfort is in question. The same case is this time, too.
Note: Interior of Cadillac CT6
2019 Cadillac CT8 Specs
According to the report, the engine department will engage two conventional solutions. First is twin-turbo, 3.0-liter V6 with 400 horsepower. It is already used in CT6 model. The second one is the new twin-turbo 4.2-liter V8 engine which produces around 500 horsepower. Both engines come with a ten-speed automatic transmission. Engineers have told that torque will be transmitted to rear wheels or all four wheels. We also heard rumors about a potential plug-in hybrid of 2019 Cadillac CT8. More details we will announce in the future.
2019 Cadillac CT8 Price
Depending on your engine selection, depends on the final price. With V6 engine price amounts about $90,000, while with V8 it is somewhat over $100,000. Key competitors are Audi A8, Lexus LS, and Mercedes-Benz S-Class etc.