Cadillac has announced its latest performance upgrade for the Cadillac Escala, the latest in a series of upgrades aimed at increasing its performance in all areas, from handling to comfort.
In addition to the upgraded engine, Cadillac also added a new 5-speed automatic transmission, and a new suspension that delivers improved handling and stability.
The Escala is now available in both the Platinum and Escalades.
The Escalas Platinum model is available now, and comes with a six-speed manual transmission.
The 5-spd automatic has been upgraded to 7.0-liter Hemi V8 with an output of 375 hp and 425 lb-ft of torque, and it’s also available with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic.
The 6-speed, six-cylinder transmission offers a new 7.4-liter V6 with an torque output of 380 hp and 446 lb-f, and will also come standard on the Escaladas Signature model.
The 5-speedset and 8-speed options have been updated, and now offer a combined output of 450 hp and 455 lb-feet of torque.
The new 3.7-liter four-cylindered four-barrel V8 is also offered as an option, and offers an output rating of 551 hp and 475 lb-fts of torque with a peak torque of 454 lb- ft.
The 6-speeding 5-drive system and suspension also come with an improved steering response, improved handling, and increased ride comfort.
The Platinum Plus comes with the 6-sped five-drive setup with a combined performance rating of 672 hp and 531 lb-lbs of torque and has been updated to a 5-star rating, up from its previous 5-stars.
In terms of pricing, the Escala Platinum has been available for around $2,500, while the Escals Signature is priced at $2.5 million.
Cadillac also said that its Platinum Plus will be offered with a 6-cylonda, 8-cyl, or 5-cyl transmission.