2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid Makes North American Debut in Los Angeles

Posted on 20. Nov, 2015 by in GM Canada


2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid Makes North American Debut in Los Angeles

First-Ever CT6 Plug-In Hybrid Expected To Achieve 3.6 Le/100km

2015-11-19

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Oshawa, Ontario (Thursday, Nov 19, 2015) – At a Los Angeles Auto Show today, Cadillac announced a Plug-In Hybrid Electric thrust complement debuting with a 2017 Cadillac Touring 6 (CT6) range-topping sedan will some-more than double a fuel economy of a required powertrain offerings.

The CT6 Plug-In Hybrid is estimated to have fuel expenditure of 3.6 Le/100km. The litre-equivalence-per-100km compares appetite expenditure of choice fuel vehicles, plug-in electric vehicles and other modernized record vehicles with a fuel expenditure of required inner explosion vehicles in litres per 100 km. The CT6 Plug-In Hybrid is approaching to be a many fit plug-in hybrid status oppulance sedan on a market.

Cadillac’s first-ever CT6 launches in a initial entertain of 2016, expanding and elevating a brand’s flourishing portfolio.  The Plug-In Hybrid book of CT6 will launch after in a year.

“The first-ever CT6 is a technological showcase, creation it an ideal height for Cadillac to offer a initial plug-in hybrid,” pronounced Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen. “In a CT6, Cadillac presents a new regulation for status luxury. The modernized Plug-In Hybrid complement is a pivotal addition, providing well-developed potency as good as a clever acceleration and responsiveness of a loyal driver’s car.”

The CT6 Plug-In Hybrid complement is designed to yield responsive, all-electric pushing for many daily commutes, while maximizing fuel potency by providing blended energy from a engine and battery during aloft speeds and aloft loads.

The CT6 Plug-In Hybrid combines an all-new back circle expostulate electric non-static delivery with exclusively designed motors to yield a smooth, energetic acceleration approaching from a driver’s car. The two-motor EVT complement combines with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four- cylinder gas engine to furnish an estimated sum complement energy of 335 hp (250 kW) and 432 lb-ft (586 Nm) of torque. This helps propel a automobile from a 0 to 96 km/h (60 mph) in an estimated 5.3 seconds.

Each electric engine produces 100 hp (74.5 kW) of power. On electric energy only, a automobile is means of approximately 48 kilometres (30 miles) of pushing operation and 120 km/h (75 mph), with a additional energy of a engine adding hundreds of kilometres of sum operation and a tip speed of 240 km/h (150 mph). 

Battery Technology

The CT6 Plug-In Hybrid leverages General Motors’ imagination in battery dungeon record with some-more than 23 million cells on a highway today. An 18.4 kWh lithium-ion battery container is located directly above a back axle. The battery container is structurally integrated into a automobile to maximize physique rigidity pushing dynamics. The battery complement is comprised of 192 kaleidoscopic tote cells.

The CT6 Plug-In Hybrid battery complement will use a company’s proven active thermal control complement that maintains electric operation over a battery system’s life. The battery complement can be charged regulating a 120V or 240V charger, permitting a full charged in approximately 5 hours.

CT6 PHEV drivers will be means to name from 3 handling modes:

  • Normal: Designed for bland commuting.  Provides ideal change of comfort, opening and maximized EV operation and fuel economy.
  • Sport:  Provides some-more assertive torque response for softened off-the-line feel and a stiffer steering response.
  • Hold: Allows owners to name when a CT6 PHEV uses a engine, renting battery assign for after use.

About Cadillac in Canada

Cadillac has been a heading oppulance automobile code given 1902. Today, Cadillac is flourishing globally, driven by an expanding product portfolio featuring thespian pattern and technology. More information on Cadillac appears during www.cadillac.ca. Cadillac’s media website with information, images and video can be found during media.cadillac.ca.

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