The Cadillac CT6 model 2017 is the company’s first sedan for the European market. The Cadillac CT6 is a prestigious sedan that integrates new technologies developed to deliver dynamic performance, efficiency and agility.
By the end of the decade, the US company will launch eight new vehicles as part of a $ 12 billion investment to expand the range. Johan de Nysschen, chairman of the company, said: “The CT6 is nothing but a whole new approach, which Cadillac can only offer. It’s a daring effort, with an unmatched dynamism that revives the passion for driving premium vehicles”. The new engine impresses with Twin Turbo technology and passengers feel the ultimate expression of comfort, luxury and connectivity.
This model benefits from one of the most advanced car body structures in the automotive industry, unprecedented among sedan models. Aluminum architecture is combined with 11 different materials to achieve the strength, performance and efficiency threshold. Thanks to this technology, the Cadillac CT6 is very good in terms of weight compared to the size and space it offers. In order to provide our customers with the most dynamic experience, the company focused on presence, elegance and technological innovation in this project. The new architecture has a mixed structure, using panels for the outer aluminum bodywork. The Cadillac CT6 weighs about 99 kilograms less than any other vehicle of its size.
The new 3.0 Twin Turbo engine develops 307 kw / 417 hp with a torque of 555 Nm. It is the most powerful V6 engine in this segment at the 102 kw / 139 HP / liter ratio. Efficiency has been enhanced by first applying the cylinder deactivation technology to a turbocharged V6 engine. The transmission is automatic with eight gears, and variable clutch technology helps you get the most out of maneuverability and stability under all conditions. The chassis features state-of-the-art advanced technology and was designed to provide an exciting driving experience. The Cadillac CT6 offers optimum rolling qualities thanks to Active Rear Steering and Magnetic Ride Control. The driving modes you can select are Tour, Snow / Ice and Sports.
At low speeds, Active Rear Steer turns the rear wheels in the opposite direction to the front wheels. This technology especially helps in parking maneuvers. On highways, the system turns the rear wheels in the same direction of travel to help ease and stable lane changes. The system also improves maneuverability under snow and ice conditions. The Cadillac CT6 features a camera that provides a full view around the vehicle, the images being projected onto the CUE screen. Enhanced Night Vision helps you identify people or animals during the night by means of heat signatures. The new Pedestrian Collision Mitigation system provides pedestrian detection, alerts and automatic braking to avoid collisions.
The touch panel on the center console has a diagonal of 10.2 inches and displays the information at HD 1280 × 720 pixels resolution. The console touchpad recognizes handwriting, a function that helps you search for addresses and points of interest. On board the Cadillac CT6 you benefit from the wireless phone charging and OnStar 4G service with Wi-Fi hotspot. American style attracts attention by combining upholstery leather, exotic wood and carbon fiber in an unprecedented way. LED front and indirect diode lighting system is very efficient. The new Cadillac CT6 seats with enhanced comfort, look refined and luxurious. Features include Opus leather upholstery and five massage programs. The rear seats provide lumbar and armrest with media controls, including HDMI and USB ports.
Rear passengers have 10 inch diagonal digital screens to watch a movie. The Quadzone climate system allows the passenger to customize his temperature and airflow. The Cadillac CT6 features the BOSE Panaray audio system with 34 speakers strategically placed for exceptional clarity. The center console also offers a storage space with a generous capacity of 2.2 liters. The front of the CT6 changes the classic image we were accustomed to with a new grid. The new lighting system benefits from Indirect Fire LED Advanced Technology. The designers of the American company have managed to offer a dazzling, elegant and spacious interior. The state-of-the-art technology rewards its occupants with a high level of comfort, connectivity and security. CT6 is the next step in the ongoing evolution of the brand portfolio across North America. Cadillac CT6 price $88,052 (73.500 EURO)