At the auto show in New York 2015 he made his debut flagship sedan Cadillac CT6, which the company calls the most technologically advanced car in the world. The line producer new Cadillac St6 took place on a step above the model CTS III. It is worth noting that the Cadillac CT6 became the firstborn of the new policy of the US to change the names of its models. In the future, under the letter designation CT plans to produce all the cars and additional figures in the name will denote the size of the machine and its place in the hierarchy within the model range.
Design Cadillac St6 made in the current company style with the characteristic radiator grille and stretched light engineering, setting on the wings. In profile, the new CT6 Jr. recalls CTS, but appeared on the back of the front side window allows you to easily identify the new product, as well as head optics, combined with vertical stripe diode running lamps. But the interior design of the new Cadillac CT6 completely original. There is a chic wheel with many buttons, instrument panel made entirely digital, and the main place on the center console holds a 10.2-inch display multimedia system CUE.
The interior CT6 high quality materials and are provided for rear passengers adjustable seats with heating, ventilation and massage function.
Specifications. Overall length Cadillac CT6 is 5184 mm, the distance between the axles – 3106 width – 1879, height – 1 472. Thus, the car was a little longer than all of its main competitors in the face of Audi A8 , BMW 7-Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class versions with a standard wheelbase, and much easier to them.
The basic version of the Cadillac St6 weighs 1678 kg. To achieve this has been due to extensive use of aluminum components in the design of the car. For example, it satisfies all of the body panels of a sedan, a bottom part of the elements are made by molding under high pressure. The base engine for the Cadillac CT6 is the 2.0-liter “turbo” power of 265 hp and a couple of her is a new 3.6-liter V6, available in the atmospheric and turbocharged version. The first develops 335 hp and 385 Nm of torque, and the twin-turbo produces 400 “horses” and 543 Nm traction.
All combined in a pair with an 8-band automatic transmission, but for the “Quartet” and atmospheric V6 developed a completely new box with index 8L45, and for the 400-strong version of the 8L90 automatic transmission is adapted supercar Corvette C7 . The drive can be back or four-wheel. At the Shanghai Motor Show in 2015, the premiere of the hybrid Cadillac CT6 PHEV. This is driven by a 2.0-liter “turbo” and a pair of electric motor on the rear axle, which are powered by batteries with a capacity of 18.4 kWh. The total output is 335 hp stop and 586 Nm of torque, which is transmitted to the wheels through a special continuously variable transmission. Later in the series will certainly top-end variant with V8, the dynamic characteristics of CT6 is not specified. Among other technical features of the model, we note the presence of adaptive shock absorbers and steering with variable effort, as well as several preset modes of the control electronics.
Configuration and price. Production of the new Cadillac St6 starts at the end of 2015, and sales will begin in 2016, prices will be announced later. The equipment includes a sedan four-zone climate control with ionizer, wireless charging for smartphones multimedia CUE with an access point Wi-Fi, the system of the circular review and auto parking. In addition, for the Cadillac CT6 you can order adaptive salon, semi-automatic driving system Super Cruise, able to independently operate the machine (except for bad weather conditions), as well as the most advanced in the history of stereo Bose Panaray, which includes as many as 34 speakers, amplifier and a woofer in trunk.