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GM @ SEMA: Cadillac Escalade Sport Concept

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GM @ SEMA
Cadillac Escalade Sport
For release: Oct. 29, 2007, 12:01 a.m. EDT


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The Cadillac Escalade Sport concept showcases even more of the dramatic presence and power that has made Escalade the sales and image leader among large luxury SUVs. The Escalade Sport showcases a small-block V-8 that produces approximately 550 horsepower and is backed by a heavy-duty 6L80 six-speed transmission. Modified front and rear fascias, along with enhancements including 24-inch wheels, a lowered ride height and special aero rockers provide the Escalade Sport with a distinctive look.

Vehicle highlights:
• Escalade Sport concept
Small-block V-8 with approximately 550 horsepower
• 6L80 six-speed automatic transmission
• Unique air induction and exhaust systems; underhood cover
• Sport-tuned suspension with two-inch-lowered ride height
• High-performance brake package
• Modified front and rear fascia with new upper and lower grilles
• Fog lamp housing
• New roof rack
New side air extractors with lights
• New hood
• Retractable side steps with aero rockers
Dual rear exhaust Corsa cat-back exhaust with new tips
• Twenty-four-inch, forged alloy wheels
• “Sport” badging
• Recaro sport bucket seats in first and second rows; third-row seat deleted
Leather-wrapped upper instrument panel, console and upper door panels
Specific gauge cluster graphics
• Aluminum cargo floor with runners and tie-downs
• Unique finish on trim plates
Modified center console with new shifter and shift knob
• Billet aluminum pedals
European-spec clear taillamps
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First reaction to the pix: :puke:

Reaction after considering GM's bad photography -and- reading the specs: Meh... Might actually be pretty cool!

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kinda like it, specially if it was more watered down and realistic. lose that grille tho. it makes it look like a messed up yukon.

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Blah, looks even more like a Yukon.

same thoughts exactly .

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Blah, looks even more like a Yukon.

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I don't like the front end at all...or even care for the wheels.

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The similarity to the Yukon is amazing... By the way, did you ever notice that the front quarter panels on an Escalade are the same as on a Yukon, except for the "vents" on the Escalade...

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Looks good on paper, but looks like a Yukon with turkey-neck in the photos. Drop the bodykit for something with some actual Cadillac class, then give it the V-rated label.

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<_< Your all full of BUNK!!! THis is AWESOME!!! :idhitit:

I hate the current look of the Yukon and not really thrilled with the new Escalade look. THis is a great mesh of the two. This will sell if they make it.

The only thing is they need a CHROME DELETE OPTION! That big Chrome Brick in the back sucks as does the chrome on the mirrors and especially down the middle of the doors. Let the Chrome wheels and roof rack be the accent along with the fender vents, not all this add bling crap. Makes it look like a pimp mobile.

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