The CT6 is a life-size luxury sedan manufactured by Cadillac, which was first introduced to the market as a 2016 model vehicle after unveiled at the 2015 Motor Show held in New York. It is the first sedan to assume the revised naming system of Cadillac and the first rear-wheel drive life-size sedan since the discontinuation of the Cadillac Fleetwood in 1996. The all-new 2017 Cadillac CT6 is the redesigned version of the 2016 model CT6 and it is expected to come with the abundance of features and latest technologies. Its external design suggests a powerful existence on the road and its elegant interior reeks of individuality and prominence. In addition, the new sedan gets supplementary features that include a liberal passenger room, fuel-efficient powertrains, a competitive starting point, a calm cabin, and an attractive driving quality. It will be released with four different trims that include Base, Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Platinum.
2017 Cadillac CT6 Exterior
The base model of the new Cadillac CT6 comes equipped with standard external features, such as heated mirrors, LED headlamps and tail lamps, 18-inches aluminum wheels, and an auto-darken mirror. Some features include a panoramic sunroof, power-folding mirrors, automatic wipers, and automatic high-beam headlamps.
The Luxury trim comes additionally with back side window shades as standard. All other higher end models come additionally with adaptive suspension dampers as standard.
The new CT6 2017 has nine gorgeous external colors that include:
Crystal White Tricoat.
Dark Adriatic Blue Metallic.
Dark Emerald Metallic.
Red Passion Tintcoat.
Radiant Silver Metallic.
Stellar Black Metallic.
The new Cadillac CT6 2017 dimension are 204″ (L) x 74″ (W) x 57.9″ (H) with the wheelbase length and the curb weight of 122.4 inches and 3647 pounds (approx 1658 kg).
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New Cadillac CT6 2017 Interior
The new 2017 Cadillac CT6 will get a bunch of standard interior features. Accordingly,
Some of the standard interior features available with the base model include:
Power tilt and telescopic steering wheel.
Wireless phone charging.
Eight-way power seats in the front.
Front and back parking sensors
Sound system with eight speakers.
Smartphone app connectivity.
Driver memory settings.
OnStar connectivity of GM.
CUE interface of Cadillac and Apple CarPlay.
Four USB ports.
Dual-zone automatic climate control.
The optional features include heated seats in the front and adaptive cruise control.
The Luxury trim comes with standard internal features, such as:
Surround-sound acoustic system with 10 speakers.
Front-passenger memory settings
Improved interior lighting
360-degree parking camera.
Hands-free power trunk opener.
Automatic parking system.
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All other higher end models come additionally with 34-speaker premium Bose Panaray sound system with 34 speakers, a night-vision camera, a four-zone automatic climate control. Furthermore, there are automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, a twelve-way power front seats and a quality leather upholstery.
The next gen CT6 comes with the front passenger and rear passenger volume of 58 cubic feet and 50 cubic feet respectively and with the cargo capacity of 15.3 cubic feet.
For the model year 2017, the new Cadillac CT6 will come equipped with two different powertrains. Accordingly, the Base trim and the Luxury trim will be powered by a four-cylinder turbocharged engine with the displacement of 2.0 liters to get the maximum power of 265 horsepower. It accelerates from 0-60 mph for solid 6.5 sec, with the top speed of 155 mph / 250 km/h.
On the other hand, the Premium Luxury trim and the Platinum trim will be powered by a twin-turbo V6 engine with the displacement of 3.0 liters to get the highest power of 404 horsepower @ 5700 rpm with 400 lb-ft of torque @ 2500 rpm.
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The strongest engine accelerates the new model CT6 from 0-60 mph in 5.0 (some claim below 6 sec) seconds and makes it attain the top speed of 155 mph / 250 km/h. The new 2017 Cadillac CT6 maximum towing capacity is 1010 pounds (approx 460 kg). Regarding fuel economy, the new sedan offers the city mileage of 22 mpg and the highway mileage of 31 mpg.
There will be one new engine, 3.6L V-6 naturally aspirated, with a new automatic transmission with 8-speed, unfortunately, there is not enough data yet.
2017 Cadillac CT6 engine
Price and the date of release
The release date of the 2017 Cadillac CT6 for sale is expected to be the fall of 2016 with the starting price of $ 53,000.
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2017 Cadillac CT6 photos