Cadillac XT5 Initiates New Series of Cadillac Luxury Crossovers

Posted on 10. Nov, 2015 by in GM Canada


Cadillac XT5 Initiates New Series of Cadillac Luxury Crossovers

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Cadillac currently denounced a first-ever 2017 Crossover Touring 5 (XT5,) a comprehensively upgraded oppulance crossover and a cornerstone of a new array of crossovers in a brand’s ongoing expansion. The first-ever XT5 premieres this month during a Dubai and Los Angeles automobile shows and starts prolongation in a U.S. and China in open 2016. 

The new array of Cadillac crossovers temperament a “XT” nomination is a pivotal aspect of a brand’s product-driven tellurian expansion plan.

“The all-new XT5 not usually enters a many renouned shred in a worldwide oppulance automobile market, it is a initial of 4 new crossovers from Cadillac,” pronounced Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen.  “It’s pivotal to a ongoing growth, that is because we’ve grown XT5 from a inside out to yield business some-more space, some-more technology, some-more oppulance and some-more efficiency.”

The new oppulance crossover joins Cadillac’s lineup immediately following a new range-topping CT6 Sedan, as a code enters a new proviso of product growth. The XT5 is a subsequent section in elevating a Cadillac brand: it is bold, distinctive, worldly with glorious pushing dynamics. This new crossover ideally reflects Cadillac’s positioning in a oppulance automotive marketplace, de Nysschen said.

Chassis — Lightweight, fit package enables some-more space

The Cadillac XT5 is totally new, staying on a singular framework and structure.

Cadillac’s new crossover embodies a company’s imagination for lightweight and flexible pushing dynamics. The new XT5 is 126 kilograms (278 lbs) lighter than a stream SRX , and 45 kilograms (100 lbs) lighter than a Audi Q5 – notwithstanding a Cadillac being 7 inches longer. The new XT5 is some-more than 295 kilograms (650 lbs) lighter than a Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, achieving this with no concede to physique acerbity and pile-up performance.  

Rear-seat legroom is increasing 8.1 cm (3.2 in.) in a XT5, compared to a SRX. The back chair reclines and slides front and aft, as well.

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Interior Design — New Cadillac interior pattern thesis emphasizes space and craftsmanship

The XT5 brings a new turn of sophistication to showcase Cadillac’s elaborating pattern language, recently seen on a arriving CT6 Sedan. The XT5 has a clever visible participation with proportions that communicate a pushing knowledge and a lightweight construction underneath a surface. There is a lean, taut, glass peculiarity to a surfaces with flowing, undeviating lines distant by frail edges.

“The XT5 has a good stance, with wheels serve to a corners and overhangs reduced,” pronounced Andrew Smith, Cadillac executive executive of tellurian design. “Our group continues to develop a pattern denunciation of Cadillac.”   

The XT5’s interior is formed on a truth of clean, complicated magnificence and craftsmanship.

“We trust that oppulance crossover business quite concentration on interior pattern and materials,” pronounced Smith. “This pattern instruction is predicated on complicated craftsmanship and a artistic formation of technology.”

Interior surfaces inside a XT5 are wider and some-more plane in orientation, emphasizing fit use of space.  Like all Cadillac models, a interior is fabricated with cut-and-sewn wrapped panels, rather than molded surfaces customary of mainstream vehicles.

“Our concentration for a interior was sophistication and simplicity, ensuring an economy of lines to revoke visible sound and clutter,” Smith said. “A feeling of space is a ultimate luxury, so we sought to stress that. We also use a larger accumulation of authentic materials and palette of colors to broach fluent interiors in all trim levels.”

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Powertrain — Advanced powertrains supplement to potency and dynamics

In a US market, a 2017 Cadillac XT5 will be powered by a new 3.6-liter V6 engine that debuted progressing this year on a brand’s ATS and CTS competition sedans and facilities on a CT6. This engine has been totally redesigned and facilities Active Fuel Management cylinder deactivation technology, that allows a engine to seamlessly and automatically switch to a fuel-saving 4-cylinder mode when a bucket conditions are low or moderate. 

With an estimated rise outlay of 310-horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque, a new V6 utilizes non-static valve timing for clever response and well-spoken energy delivery. Cadillac’s new Stop/Start record automatically stop and start a engine when a automobile is during rest in trade stops, saving fuel and shortening emissions, while enhancing a serenity approaching of a oppulance vehicle. 

In China, a XT5 will be offering with a customary 2.0-liter 4 cylinder turbocharged engine. Powerful, nonetheless compact, a 2.0T also facilities Stop/Start technology. 

A new 8-speed involuntary smoothness is customary for a XT5. The XT5 also debuts Electronic Precision Shift – a initial electronically tranquil smoothness shifter for a Cadillac. Electronic Precision Shift reduces sound and vibration, and it allows a cabin space to be serve employed with an innovative storage space underneath a core console.

A new modernized “twin clutch” all-wheel expostulate complement will be optional.  This AWD complement invariably and automatically delivers glorious traction opposite a accumulation of conditions. While engineered privately for clever opening in wet, snowy or icy conditions, it also provides extended fortitude in dry weather.

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Technology — Advanced record systems supplement luxury, safety

The first-ever XT5 includes Cadillac’s latest prolongation systems in a areas of connectivity and safety. 

Cadillac’s law new industry-leading Rear Camera Mirror system debuts on a CT6 sedan and a XT5. The complement enhances a driver’s back prophesy by 300 percent, regulating a video arrangement practical over a required inside rearview mirror. A high energetic operation camera annals images behind a automobile in a most wider, streams a picture to video estimate program that “removes” obstacles such as a roof, back pillars and back chair passengers, raised an unrestricted perspective to an LCD display. 

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2017 Cadillac XT5 Preliminary Specifications (North America)

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Chassis — Lightweight, fit package enables some-more space

The Cadillac XT5 is totally new, staying on a singular framework and structure.

Cadillac’s new crossover embodies a company’s imagination for lightweight and flexible pushing dynamics. The new XT5 is 126 kilograms (278 lbs) lighter than a stream SRX , and 45 kilograms (100 lbs) lighter than a Audi Q5 – notwithstanding a Cadillac being 7 inches longer. The new XT5 is some-more than 295 kilograms (650 lbs) lighter than a Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, achieving this with no concede to physique acerbity and pile-up performance. 

Rear-seat legroom is increasing 8.1 cm (3.2 in.) in a XT5, compared to a SRX. The back chair reclines and slides front and aft, as well.

This was achieved regulating many of a techniques practical on a Cadillac CTS and ATS competition sedans – a lightest cars in their particular segments.  This includes a use of laser welding, ultra high-strength steel and modernized analytics that safeguard a stronger structure, and glorious pile-up opening with reduction altogether bulk.

“The new XT5 takes a lessons schooled from Cadillac’s rarely acclaimed lightweight and flexible oppulance cars and adjusts a regulation for a singular desires of a crossover automobile customer,” says David Leone, Cadillac executive arch engineer. “Reducing mass and bulk not usually improves pushing dynamics, it enables us to urge interior space and fuel efficiency.”

The new pattern delivers a wheelbase 50 millimetres (2 in.) longer than a SRX, and a lane 25 millimetre (1 in.) wider, enabling some-more useable interior space. However, a XT5’s altogether length, breadth and tallness are incompletely smaller than a SRX. This gives a automobile a resolutely planted stance, and a gaunt and neat look.

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Interior Design — New Cadillac interior pattern thesis emphasizes space and craftsmanship

The XT5 brings a new turn of sophistication to showcase Cadillac’s elaborating pattern language, recently seen on a arriving CT6 Sedan. The XT5 has a clever visible participation with proportions that communicate a pushing knowledge and a lightweight construction underneath a surface. There is a lean, taut, glass peculiarity to a surfaces with flowing, undeviating lines distant by frail edges.

“The XT5 has a good stance, with wheels serve to a corners and overhangs reduced,” pronounced Andrew Smith, Cadillac executive executive of tellurian design. “Our group continues to develop a pattern denunciation of Cadillac.”  

The XT5’s interior is formed on a truth of clean, complicated magnificence and craftsmanship.

“We trust that oppulance crossover business quite concentration on interior pattern and materials,” pronounced Smith. “This pattern instruction is predicated on complicated craftsmanship and a artistic formation of technology.”

Interior surfaces inside a XT5 are wider and some-more plane in orientation, emphasizing fit use of space.  Like all Cadillac models, a interior is fabricated with cut-and-sewn wrapped panels, rather than molded surfaces customary of mainstream vehicles.

“Our concentration for a interior was sophistication and simplicity, ensuring an economy of lines to revoke visible sound and clutter,” Smith said. “A feeling of space is a ultimate luxury, so we sought to stress that. We also use a larger accumulation of authentic materials and palette of colors to broach fluent interiors in all trim levels.”

Cadillac will offer a Platinum book for a initial time in this segment.  Made renouned primarily on Cadillac’s Escalade, a XT5 Platinum includes singular interior and extraneous trim and materials and combines them with a top record features.  In total, a XT5 includes 5 interior colour and trim choices, with musical trim options trimming from CO twine to dual forms of aluminum and 3 forms of genuine wood.

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Powertrain — Advanced powertrains supplement to potency and dynamics

In a North American market, a 2017 Cadillac XT5 will be powered by a new 3.6-liter V6 engine that debuted progressing this year on a brand’s ATS and CTS competition sedans and facilities on a CT6. This engine has been totally redesigned and facilities Active Fuel Management cylinder deactivation technology, that allows a engine to seamlessly and automatically switch to a fuel-saving 4-cylinder mode when a bucket conditions are low or moderate. 

With an estimated rise outlay of 310-horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque, a new V6 utilizes non-static valve timing for clever response and well-spoken energy delivery. Cadillac’s new Stop/Start record automatically stop and start a engine when a automobile is during rest in trade stops, saving fuel and shortening emissions, while enhancing a serenity approaching of a oppulance vehicle. 

In China, a XT5 will be offering with a customary 2.0-liter 4 cylinder turbocharged engine. Powerful, nonetheless compact, a 2.0T also facilities Stop/Start technology. 

A new 8-speed involuntary smoothness is customary for a XT5. The XT5 also debuts Electronic Precision Shift – a initial electronically tranquil smoothness shifter for a Cadillac. Electronic Precision Shift reduces sound and vibration, and it allows a cabin space to be serve employed with an innovative storage space underneath a core console.

A new modernized “twin clutch” all-wheel expostulate complement will be optional.  This AWD complement invariably and automatically delivers glorious traction opposite a accumulation of conditions. While engineered privately for clever opening in wet, snowy or icy conditions, it also provides extended fortitude in dry weather.

Due to a twin purchase design, a AWD complement is able of transferring adult to 100 percent of accessible torque to possibly a front or back axle. Also, opposite a back axle, a electronically tranquil back differential can approach adult to 100 percent of accessible torque to possibly circle laterally. This capability is designed for “split-coefficient” surfaces, such as when there is some-more water, ice or sleet on one side of a highway aspect than a other.

The AWD complement is driver-controlled, and includes a new “disconnect” underline that disables a back expostulate section for softened fuel potency and reduced emissions.

The pushing knowledge of a all-new Cadillac XT5 advantages from a aforementioned lighter weight, longer wheelbase and wider track, improving a vehicle’s stance, change and agility. Added to that is a new framework complement featuring lightweight components designed to broach well-spoken float peculiarity with softened energetic handling. 

The lightweight structure of a XT5 is stiffer and stronger than a SRX due to a use of softened materials and modernized pattern methods.  A erratic “A-frame” front framework prop in a underbody was strategically combined to yield some-more plain motorist feel and rigidity for a automobile in turns.

The new cessation facilities lightweight components with a MacPherson Strut pattern in a front and a five-link eccentric pattern during a rear.

Standard wheels are 18-inches with 20-inch wheels optional.  All versions versed with 20-inch wheels have a Continuous Damping Control complement to conduct float control in genuine time. Additional float bushings on a back cradle are disdainful to a XT5 Platinum indication and are privately tuned to yield combined float comfort for back chair passengers.

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Technology — Advanced record systems supplement luxury, safety

The first-ever XT5 includes Cadillac’s latest prolongation systems in a areas of connectivity and safety. 

Cadillac’s law new industry-leading Rear Camera Mirror system debuts on a CT6 sedan and a XT5. The complement enhances a driver’s back prophesy by 300 percent, regulating a video arrangement practical over a required inside rearview mirror. A high energetic operation camera annals images behind a automobile in a most wider, streams a picture to video estimate program that “removes” obstacles such as a roof, back pillars and back chair passengers, raised an unrestricted perspective to an LCD display. 

The Cadillac CUE complement for connectivity and control is upgraded for a XT5. A faster and some-more absolute processor provides best-ever response and accuracy. The XT5 facilities an integrated wireless horse for mobile devices, with a container designed into a core console.  Like all Cadillac models in 2016, XT5 facilities 4G wireless connectivity, with a customary integrated Wi-Fi hotspot and customary Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – for easier in-car phone integration. 

The back liftgate of a XT5 includes hands-free operation, permitting it to open or tighten around gesticulate control underneath a back bumper.

A tone reconfigurable Heads-Up Display is accessible as an option. Cadillac’s signature LED light pipes are customary inside and out, while full LED headlamps are optional. A Surround Vision underline enables a “bird’s eye” perspective of a fringe around a automobile in parking situations.

In addition, XT5 facilities Cadillac’s Driver Awareness and Driver Assist packages to assist prophesy and collision avoidance. These embody involuntary front and back braking for low-speed conditions, Lane Keeping Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, full-speed operation Adaptive Cruise Control and Automatic Parking Assist.

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