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Under Consideration: Cadillac Escalade May Get VSport, V6 Engines

Jul 15 2014 09:15 AM | Cadillac News
A recent report from Automotive News says Cadillac is thinking about adding more engines choices to the the Escalade. David Schiavone, the Escalade's brand manager says a twin-turbo V6 and turbodiesel V6 are being talked about for the model. The twin-turbo V6 could be marketed as a VSport model.

Not only would the additional engines give Cadillac an edge over the new Lincoln Navigator which trades in a V8 for an EcoBoost V6, it would allow Cadillac to sell the Escalade in other markets.

No mention when a decision would be made on the additional engines.

Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required)

William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached atwilliam.maley@cheer...

Johan de Nysschen Steps Down From Infiniti, Becomes President Of Cadillac

Jul 12 2014 09:30 AM | Cadillac News
After spending two years at Infiniti, Johan de Nysschen has stepped down from his position as President and become the president of Cadillac. The news was announced yesterday in a press release by General Motors. In his new role, the 54-year-old will be responsible "for all aspects of Cadillac globally."

“Johan brings to our company vast experience in the development and proper execution of luxury automotive brands. With over 20 years in this exact space, especially in the development of the Audi brand, his track record proves he is the perfect executive to lead Cadillac for the long term,” said GM President Dan Ammann.

“I have for some time now been impressed by how the new General Motors has been transformed into...

New Badge, Tech For The 2015 Cadillac ATS Sedan

Jul 09 2014 11:30 AM | Cadillac News
The wreath-less Cadillac badge that debut on the ATS Coupe will soon be appearing on the 2015 ATS Sedan. That's not the only change in store for the ATS sedan for the 2015 model year though.

Along with the badge, the 2015 ATS sedan gets some revised sheetmetal in the front to better match the ATS Coupe. On the tech front, the 2015 ATS sedan will get 4G LTE connectivity, text message alert, and a Powermat wireless phone charging dock.

Power-wise, the turbo 2.0L four sees an increase of 14 percent for torque. Numbers now stand at 272 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The 2.5 four and 3.6L V6 carry over into 2015.

Cadillac hasn't revealed pricing at this time, but expect the 2015 ATS sedan to be sitt...

Cadillac Not Giving Up On Europe

Jun 26 2014 03:45 PM | William Maley in Cadillac News

For the longest time, Cadillac has been trying to crack the European market. All of its attempts so far have fallen flat. The brand's latest attempt featuring the ATS and CTS has been shelved for the time being due to financial problems and finding bet...

Who Is In Charge At Cadillac?

Jun 23 2014 12:15 PM | William Maley in Cadillac News

Cadillac has been one of the few brands at General Motors to mostly avoid the Ignition Switch recall drama, but that doesn't mean they have their own set of problems. The brand has seen sales slip 2.2 percent within the first five months of this year,...

Rumorpile: The Three-Row Cadillac Crossover Has Been Shelved

Jun 02 2014 07:25 AM | William Maley in Cadillac News

The rumors of Cadillac working on a three-row crossover have been running around for the past couple of years, with the most recent coming from Global Cadillac President Robert Ferguson who said the crossover could wear the Escalade nameplate, but a de...

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe To Start At $38,990*

May 15 2014 04:45 PM | William Maley in Cadillac News

Cadillac has announcing the pricing of the upcoming 2015 ATS Coupe before it goes on sale at the end of this summer. It will begin at $38,990 (includes a $990 destination charge) for the base 2.0L turbo-four with 274 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of to...