The 2018 Cadillac CT7 is rumored to be coming out, and many fans hope it is based on its concept car – the Elmiraj.
In any case, CT7 will be a better version of Cadillac’s very popular 4 door luxury sedan CT6, and the major difference will be that Cadillac CT7 2018 will be a two-door coupe version of CT6. Main competitors will be premium luxury cars like Mercedes-Benz C-class.
2018 Cadillac CT7 – Powertrain
Experts are expecting this vehicle to have a powerful engine, something along the lines of a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6, which is capable of an output of 405 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. An 8-speed automatic gearbox is expected to come with this vehicle while the platform will be an all-wheel drive.
EPA ratings of this vehicle will probably be quite good, with the car providing 18 mpg and 26 mpg. 0 to 60 mph will need around 5 seconds while a top speed of around 155 mph is expected.
2018 Cadillac CT7 – Body and Features
2018 Cadillac CT7 will be built on an updated GM Omega Platform. With gorgeous curves on the outside, looks are set to be more elegant while improving its aerodynamics. On the front, headlights will be narrower than its previous versions while the grille too will be trimmed down. Fog lights and daytime running lamps too will be present.
New stylish and shinier alloy wheels and side mirrors will be present in Cadillac CT7 2018 while more appealing tail lights will be present on the rear. A convertible version of the coupe may be offered just to increase the popularity of this vehicle.
On the inside of Cadillac CT7 2018, expect combinations of leather, wood, and aluminum finishing in the cabin and dashboard. Seats will obviously be covered with top class leather upholstery and a multifunctional steering wheel will let the driver control various functions.
An updated infotainment system will be available on this vehicle. Audio will probably be provided by Bose Panaray Sound System with strategically placed speakers giving a concert hall experience. Smartphone integration apps like Apple CarPlay will also be present. Safety features like blind-spot monitoring, rearview camera, and lane keeping assistance are standard features in Cadillacs.
2018 Cadillac CT7 – Release Date and Price
The 2018 Cadillac CT7 will be out in showrooms and available for buying by the end of 2017 or early 2018. Since it will be based on a concept car – Elmiraj, it will be expensive. Expect the base models to be available at $100,000 while premium models will cost around $130,000.