About successor to the Cadillac SRX crossover SUV is already quite well-known. The new generation of this model will be called 2017 Cadillac XT5, and vehicle design will be inspired by the design that is already known in other models of the new generation of the company. The 2017 Cadillac XT5 will be designed on the model of the new Escalade, CTS and CT6 models. News, which has attracted great attention to this model, is company’s announcement that it will offer a 2017 Cadillac XT5 Vsport version of the model.
Recently there were reports that Cadillac will offer the XT5-V version of the new model. This model has been announced as a model with high-performance. However, is official announcement came from the company that such a project will not be offered to customers. Instead, the company will offer a 2017 Cadillac XT5 Vsport model. This model will be a high-performance version, and will go through a complete V-Series treatment.
2017 Cadillac XT5 Vsport Design and Specs
We have already mentioned that the design of the vehicles will be inspired by other models of the company, the new generation. The design of the vehicle will be characterized by a large grille, as well as the special design of lighting. Compared to the standard XT5, 2017 Cadillac XT5 Vsport will get sleek styling, will be richer equipped and will have a stronger engine.
New Cadillac XT5 is set to C1XX new platform, which it shares with a few other models GM company. The vehicle will be available with two powerful petrol engines, and it mentions the 2017 Cadillac XT5 Hybrid version. XT5 will offer a four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo engine with 265 horsepower, and the 3.6-liter V6 engine with 335 horsepower. Standard will be offered with FWD, while the AWD is an option.
In a statement company does not mention which the drive unit will use the 2017 Cadillac XT5 Vsport model. It is possible that the company will offer a completely new engine for this model. On the other hand, there is the possibility that one of the two engines offered in the standard model, will be upgraded to offer better performance for Vsport version.
In any case, the design and drivetrain are raised to a higher level, compared to the outgoing model Cadillac SRX. The 2017 Cadillac XT5 Vsport, as well as the standard 2017 XT5 will provide improved systems and rich equipment. It is expected that the vehicle possess upgraded new CUE infotainment system. The new system will bring CarPlay Apple and Android Auto compatibility. Also, this system will get more powerful processor and upgraded Surround Vision function and a new navigation system.
2017 Cadillac XT5 Vsport Release Date
The official presentation of the new generation of this model has not been officially announced. The presentation was postponed several times, and the official presentation is expected in late 2015 or early 2016. Sales should begin shortly after the official launch. Along with the early sales of the standard model is expected to start selling 2017 Cadillac Vsport XT5 models.
The XT5 Vsport is not the only model that will go through the V-Series treatment. The company announced that it can be expected and a high-performance version of the Escalade SUV. The new Escalade-V should be more powerful than the current model, which has a 6.2-liter V8 engine with 420 horsepower and 623 Nm of torque.
Also, de Nysschen says that the company considers sports, high-performance version of the Escalade. It is not known when such Escalade could appear on the market, but will in any case be stronger than the current Escalade with a 6.2 liter V8 engine with 420 bhp and 623 Nm.