Cadillac is planning to expand its CT naming scheme by bringing in a luxury car in the coming months. The vehicle will be no other than 2017 Cadillac CT7. According to the American automobile manufacturer, the car will be a two-door coupe variant of the CT6. The automaker aims to grab a share of this segment of vehicles when the car hit the market.
2017 Cadillac CT7 – Exterior and Interior Changes
The carmaker has already hinted at the use of the GM’s Omega platform to design the new vehicle. The entire body will be decorated with sleek and elegant features that will give the vehicle a sporty appearance. There will be smooth lines and curves made to improve the car’s aerodynamics and consequently speed efficiency.
The front end of the 2017 Cadillac CT7 will feature a trimmed down grille, narrow headlamps and a well-positioned bumper with fog lights. The main features on the sides include stylish mirrors and shiny-alloy wheels. In the rear end, the new convertible car will have magnificent taillights and a modern exhaust system.
Concerning the interior, the 2017 Cadillac CT7 will be designed to accommodate 2 passengers and a few of their personal belongings. As for the materials, the interior will get aluminum, leather, wood and soft fabric. The seats are expected to come with comfort features like adjustments and recline. The steering wheel will get all sorts of controls to improve on driving experience.
Technology wise, the upcoming CT7 will get a state-of-the-art infotainment system, a more functional navigation system, a powerful sound system and an automatic climate control system. The car is also expected to feature connection options such as USB ports, Smartphone app integration and Bluetooth.
The automaker will make the 2017 Cadillac CT7 safer and more secure by including a number of protection features. There will definitely be a cruise control, lane keep assist, blind-spot monitors, rearview camera, airbags and parking assist.
2017 Cadillac CT7 – Engine and Performance
We are anticipating for powerful powertrains in the upcoming Cadillac convertible car. One of the most probable engines is a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 capable of generating 404 hp and 400 lb-ft. This powerhouse is expected to work with an 8-speed automatic transmission system and a manual shifting mode.
The car will get an all-wheel drive. It will take 5 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 mph. The top speed will be around 155 mph. On the side of fuel economy, the vehicle will most likely have EPA ratings of around 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. With many car manufacturers paying much attention to pollution, we expect Cadillac to design an environment friendly car that will give out lesser emissions.
2017 Cadillac CT7 – Price and Release Date
The upcoming Cadillac coupe is expected to cost around $100,000. The refurbished models will of course come at higher prices. The top trim level may sell at around $130,000. Since the CT7 is a 2017 model, we are looking forward to see the car on the roads at the end of 2016 or in the beginning of 2017.