The 2019 Cadillac CT8 is a revelation that the General Motors is ready to compete with the likes of Mercedes-Benz and BMW in producing luxury brands. Since John NYsschen joined the company in 2014, the automaker promised to release new categories of vehicles in the premium market. The first of the automaker’s most luxurious vehicles was CT6 made in 2015. The company did not stop there as it promised to release even more superior sedans. The new flagship is expected to hit the showrooms by 2019. The CT8 is larger and more elegant than the CT6.
2019 Cadillac CT8 – Unique Feature
The Cadillac CT8 2019 is expected to be a long luxury limo just like the CT6. However, it will have an extended wheelbase somehow longer than the current model. The Cadillac newbie comes with more efficient and larger LED headlights. The lights are expected to be taller and extending to the fenders and near to the grille. It will have little turn signals attached to each fender. The grille will be more conventional and in between the headlamp a chrome strip will be added. The chrome crest will be colored given that Cadillac’s emblem was changed a few years back and hence need for rebranding.
On the sides, the new Cadillac will maintain the definite beltline and the shape of the doors and fenders. The side mirrors will be bigger and the window trim will be brighter. At the rear, the CT8 will have three-winged taillights.
General Motors have differentiated the interior of the 2019 Cadillac CT8 .The new Cadillac comes with ultra modern infotainment and safety technology. At the heart of the dashboard will be an enormous touchscreen and next to it will be a smaller unit acting as an instrument cluster. The vehicle comes with four adjustable leather seats for the comfort of the driver and passengers. All seats will be wrapped with the premium Nappa leather. The car will have a heating and a cooling system as well as a massage feature.
2019 Cadillac CT8 will have a first-class sound system and a multi-zone weather control system. It comes with the next generation technologies such as the capability to connect to a video streaming entertainment system at the car’s rear seat. The CT8 will have an in-car Wi-Fi system hence allowing connection with a tablet or smartphone.
2019 Cadillac CT8- Engine Performance
The 2019 Cadillac CT8 is expected to have two drivetrain options. It is predicted that the new model will borrow from the Escala and the CT6 which implies the application of Omega platform. The weaker engine is expected to be that of CT6 twin turbo, 3.0-liter V6 producing approximately 400 hp. The stronger option could be twin turbo, 4.2-liter V8 producing 500 hp or more. The new vehicle will be available both as rear- wheel drive and all-wheel drive. The automatic power transmission will be limited to a gearbox of eight-speed.
2019 Cadillac CT8 – Release Date and Price
The 2019 Cadillac CT8 is expected to be released late 2018 or early 2019. Based on the luxury features and the advanced technology, the 2019 CT8 might be the most expensive Cadillac. It is therefore expected that the V-8 model may cost around $90,000.