After Navigator’s last-year launch, engineers from GM have speeded up the redesign process of the flagship SUV, so the new generation will come already as 2020 Cadillac Escalade. The famous nameplate has been around for years and it established a great position on the market, as one of the most prominent U.S. luxury SUVs, along with Lincoln Navigator.The new model will bring a lot of new design solutions. We are about to see a new platform, new styling, new V8 engine, but also things like independent rear suspension and much more. Expect 2020 Escalade arrival late in the next year.
2020 Cadillac Escalade Platform
Like every redesign, this one also starts with a completely new platform. The new T1 architecture won’t be just basis for new 2020 Cadillac Escalade, but also for new-generation Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban, Sierra etc. One of the benefits of a new platform will be changes in size.2020 Cadillac Escalade Gets an Independent Rear Suspension
This will be one of the biggest technical novelties for the 2020 Cadillac Escalade. Considering that such a design solution is already applied in the arch-rival Lincoln Navigator, GM’s response seems natural. Benefits of this design solutions are numerous.
2020 Cadillac Escalade Styling
The new model will rely on the recent Escala concept. This sedan introduced the brand’s newest design philosophy and 2020 Cadillac Escalade will go in the same direction. This means a completely new front end, characterized by extremely narrow headlights and other lighting groups, as well as a new grille design.
2020 Cadillac Escalade Interior Design
The new cabin should come with a bunch of novelties. Of course, we will see a completely new dashboard layout, with stylish appearance and plenty of new design solutions. The 2020 Cadillac Escalade will introduce a new third-row design, which will finally be able to fold flat, which is significant for the cargo space and overall practicality.
2020 Cadillac Escalade Gets a New V8 Engine
It is a 4.2-liter twin-turbo unit, which comes with a completely new design, not in relation with current V8 units that company offers. The new engine will come in a pair with a new 10-speed automatic transmission, which will be sending the power to rear wheels. Before new 2020 Cadillac Escalade, this engine should have its premiere in the new 2019 Cadillac CT6.A new V8 unit, we expect to see a proven 6.2-liter engine in the offer. This unit will be reserved probably for some kind of a hi-performance version. We should see numbers that can be four in versions that are in use for iconic sports cars Corvette and Camaro.
2020 Cadillac Escalade Super Cruise
Another novelty for the 2020 Cadillac Escalade will be a brand-new self-driving system called Super Cruise. This system relies on multiple cameras and sensors, which provide automatic braking and steering during highway driving. The great thing about this system is the capability of cruise control and lane centering in a full speed range.
2020 Cadillac Escalade Release Date and Price
Precise information about 2020 Cadillac Escalade launch date is not available yet, it looks like the new model will probably come in the fall of 2019. When it comes to price, the new model will probably cost few thousands more.