The upcoming 2019 Cadillac CT8 is designed as a flagship sedan and categorized under luxury-limo class. The demands of luxury sedans and crossovers are really high in the automobile market now.
The top brands are trying to manufacture vehicles in this category, but the cost and technology involved in such cars are high-end and hence it is not possible for every manufacturer to work on such vehicles.
2019 Cadillac CT8 – Omega Platform and Safety Features
The design of any car depends on the platform on which it is made. Similar to CT6, the CT8 is constructed on the Omega platform. The new body of the car is made with high strength steel and aluminum and this combination have helped in reducing the weight of the sedan considerably. The exterior is also slightly toned down and some of the parts have seen revisions.
The headlights will be large and run on LED technology. Slightly tall in shape, the lights will extend into the fenders, towards the grille. Chrome strips might be seen between the headlamps. The chrome crest will be replaced by the colored crest. Furthermore, the grille is wide and low along with a long and extended engine hood. The beltline is pronounced in the car.
Like the exterior, the interior of 2019 Cadillac CT8 is enticing. The steering wheel and the dashboard are covered in genuine leather and wood veneer. However, the main attraction of the dashboard is a large touch screen display.
The seats are highly comfortable as they are made with premium quality Nappa leather and come with features like heating and cooling functions, adjustability and massage feature. Other prominent interior features in 2019 Cadillac CT8 also include multi-zone climate control system, premium sound system, the connection of rear-seat entertainment system to video streaming device, Wi-Fi, smartphone integration, Bluetooth connectivity etc.
It is obvious that a luxury sedan like 2019 Cadillac CT8 will have the best safety and security features integrated into the system. It has been mentioned clearly that never-seen-before safety and security features are seen in the car.
2019 Cadillac CT8 – Engine Performance
The powertrain of the new Cadillac CT8 is an interesting one. The luxury class sedan is expected to run on a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine. There can be another engine option as well in the form of all-new twin turbocharged 4.2-liter V-8 engine.
This engine has the capacity of producing almost 500 HP of energy. However, the engine is expected to be coupled to the 8-speed automatic transmission.
Expected MSRP and Availability
Though exact pricing of the Cadillac CT8 is not known still, it is estimated the basic trim levels will be available at around $90,000, while the higher trim levels will hover around $100,000.
It is also expected that the 2019 Cadillac CT8 will be available at dealerships for sale by end of 2018 or by early 2019.
Summing it up
The new 2019 Cadillac CT8 will be a luxury sedan of its own class. Long with being stunningly good looking and offering great performance, the sedan is expected to create amazing impact in the automobile industry. Finally, the vehicle will give good competition to the likes of BMW 6-series, Audi A8 and Mercedes Benz S-Class etc.