The Cadillac is among the best manufacturers of luxurious sedan cars. The automaker has revealed its plans of releasing the next version of Cadillac XTS car model. The new version is going to enter the auto market as 2017 Cadillac XTS and will adopt a luxurious old school sedan platform. The American manufacturer is going to offer this car in four trim levels including the base standard model, luxury collection, premium collection and the top of the class platinum collection.
2017 Cadillac XTS – Exterior Colors and Design:
The 2017 model is a Classic Sports Sedan featuring softly arched roofline and spacious interior design. It will be offered in various exterior colors including Phantom Gray Metallic, Deep Amethyst Metallic, Bronze Dune Metallic, Black Raven, Stellar Black Metallic, Crystal White Tricoat. The stylish and elegant exterior design boasts of high-strength steel and lightweight materials.
The lightweight materials consist of a combination of aluminum and carbon, which gives the car enhanced aerodynamic performance as improved fuel economy. The front end comes with redesigned grille featuring company’s logo. The new bumper adopts new styling with embedded LED headlights and fog lights. The rear side adopts LED taillights and a sporty dual exhaust pipe system. The 2017 Cadillac XTS will ride on massive 19-inch alloy wheels for better grasping of the road.
The upcoming Cadillac XTS comes with redesigned comfortable and luxurious interior cabin styling with updated infotainment features. The spacious cabin features leather upholstered seats and extended legroom and headroom for enhanced passenger comfort. Other standard interior equipment includes eight-way power front seats, 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks, adaptive suspension dampers, keyless entry and ignition, air conditioner, 3-zone automatic climate control, premium sound system with HD satellite radio, compatible USB port interface, Bluetooth smartphone and audio integration, CD/ MP3/MP4 player and others. Among the top-notch safety features and driver assistance equipment are; adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitor system, forward collision warning system, premium safety belts and air bags, automatic parking system and others.
2017 Cadillac XTS – Under the Hood:
Under the hood, the XTS will be powered by 3.6-liter V-6 motor mated to six-speed automatic transmission. This engine is capable of producing up to 305 hp at 260 lbs. ft. of torque. Power will be sent to either a standard front wheel drive or an optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Those who want more power may opt for the optional 3.6-liter twin-turbocharged engine rated at 410 hp and 360 lb-ft. It takes the 2017 Cadillac XTS just 4.6 seconds to accelerate to 60 miles per hour from rest. The 2017 Cadillac XTS will have a top speed of 140 mph.
2017 Cadillac XTS – Price, Release Date, and Competitors:
There is still no reliable information on the pricing and release date for the new Cadillac XTS. Furthermore, the consumers are anticipating that it will appear in the auto world at the beginning of next year. The new model will go for around $46,500 as its base price. Possible competitors for the upcoming XTS Cadillac include 2017 Mercedes-Benz C class and 2017 Audi A6.