In all and readiness, it seems that Cadillac is all set to launch their flagship model. According to reports the car maker plans to call it Cadillac XT9 model. Rumors also state that Cadillac might place this new-gen model above their existing XT8 model. Over the years this brand has made rapid strides producing one classic and luxurious model after another. Some of its leaked images throw some light on its new looks. It seems that this new-gen XT9 will be ranked right amongst its elite production lines.
Cadillac XT9 Exterior specifications
Details about this flagship model are very little but there is a belief that the exterior body will be classy with sleek headlights hosting LED technology in its front fascia. Expect a fresh grille divided into 2 separate sections.
Upper grille will be larger and will incorporate cross hair styling with the company logo sitting in its upper portion. The edges of upper grille will have metallic accents which extend to its sleek headlights.
As for its lower grille which appears to be quite wide, will sit right above the bumper and will have linear air intakes. Metallic embellishments will be noticeable here too. Its wheel arches will have plastic cladding.
This new Cadillac XT9 will roll upon alloy wheels hosting Heavy-Duty tires. Its frontal hood will consist of stylish lines throughout thereby adding on its overall chic presentation.
The automakers have not revealed much concerning its interior specs. However some insiders state lumbar support for both passengers as well as driver seat. Sirius XM Satellite Radio which was also seen in Cadillac previous models will be seen. This new model will likely incorporate signature Cadillac CUE infotainment accompanied with media control and navigation embedded.
Though there is no confirmation about Cadillac XT9 interiors. But enthusiasts expect premium leather for all the seats as well on steering wheel. Expect ample leg room and shoulder room to make travellers experience a completely luxurious feel.
Some of its safety specs include- Airbag with passenger sensing system, Automatic parking assist and Automatic safety belt tightening, Collision braking system, electric parking brake and forward collision alert.
Its mechanical specifications
Exact specifications of its engine configuration are not out as of now. However rumors have it that Cadillac was engineering a turbo charged engine. With all likelihood, that is considered to be the standard engine for new Cadillac XT9.
Some insiders also stated the possibility that this new turbo-charged engine could be mated to either an 8-speed or a 10 speed automatic transmission.
Furthermore, car lovers expect this vehicle with Omega architecture. Expect his vehicle to be a RWD; AWD will be optional.
Pricing and launch date
Official launch date of this new Cadillac XT9 is not out. But some say it could hit dealerships by the end of 2020. Price of the base model will be around $200,000 with higher trims costing more. Competition could come from BMW 7-series and Mercedes Benz S Class.