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    Cadillac Drops 2.0T from CT6 In the US

      ...no longer available for order starting today...

    Cadillac has dropped the 2.0T from the CT6 after only a partial year in production.  The new base engine is now the 3.6.  Also gone is rear wheel drive as all V6 and V8 models of CT6 are built as all-wheel drive. 

    This move raises the base price of the CT6 from $51,490 to $56,490 for the CT6 Luxury with 335 horsepower 3.6 liter V6 and all-wheel drive. 

    The 2.0L Turbo (LSY) was a replacement for the older 2.0T (LTG) that originally debuted with the CT6. It produced 237 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque and was rated for 24 mpg city and 34 mpg highway. 

    The option has already been removed from Cadillac's website.

    Source: Cadillac Society



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    Just now, smk4565 said:

    I am talking about a 0-60 in 3 seconds, 200+ mph SUV that can match a CTS-V on a race track.  That is the sort of next level stuff you can push into the $300k price range.

    I can't see GM playing in that space... too much investment would be needed for too little return.   High volume FWD/transverse engine lease appliances and big BOF SUVs for towing boats is GM's niche.

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    2 minutes ago, Robert Hall said:

    I can't see GM playing in that space... too much investment would be needed for too little return.   High volume FWD/transverse engine lease appliances and big BOF SUVs for towing boats is GM's niche.

    That could be true, an off roader may cost less in development cost or a super lux SUV could also if you are just going with a Blackwing V8 and just need to put recline flat seats and a refrigerator and tray tables in the backseat area.  I think high luxury is easiest, like the current Maybach approach, then you don’t have massive development cost.

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    Just now, smk4565 said:

    That could be true, an off roader may cost less in development cost or a super lux SUV could also if you are just going with a Blackwing V8 and just need to put recline flat seats and a refrigerator and tray tables in the backseat area.  I think high luxury is easiest, like the current Maybach approach, then you don’t have massive development cost.

    Yes, a super bling Escalade Triple Platinum w/ the Blackwing v8,  LWB 2 row, would make a lot of sense for the brand.. 

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    On 4/30/2019 at 11:10 AM, ccap41 said:

    How much bigger do you want them to go? It already dwarfs everything that isn't a dually heavy duty truck on the road(and Expedition/Navigator). 

    I think @smk4565 Wants a luxury Hummer rebadged as a Cadillac so he has something real to complain about to offset the terrible G-Wagon. :P 

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