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    • 2016 Cadillac CT6 design leaked early - Cadillac's new flagship

      This is now the top of the line at Cadillac. It is somewhat tough to position it against its European rivals as it is not exactly an S-Class or 7-Series but appears to be trying more for the CLS and 6-Series Gran Coupe demographic. Regardless, it's not quite as big and heavy as you might think.


      Why is that? Because of the aluminum and steel structure Cadillac built for the car. They felt the mix was necessary for safety at this level but the chassis is still very light. The CT6 actually weighs less than the current mid-size CTS. By only 55 pounds or so, but still, significant for a car in this class.

      More details will come after the official reveal this week but the design is certainly modern although the sort of teardrop LED light design element in the front may be a bit too edgy for some.

      3.6 liter naturally aspirated V6 and 400 horsepower 3.0 liter twin turbo V6 powerplants are expected to begin with V8's eventually coming down the pipeline.

      Is Cadillac on to something here?






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      Comments 7 Comments
      1. fieldysnuts8's Avatar
        fieldysnuts8 -
        Looks pretty sweet to me.
      1. subaru335i's Avatar
        subaru335i -
        I love the new Caddy's. The ATS-V will be sweet. Isn't it supposed to have the same twin turbo V6?
      1. chrisisnapping's Avatar
        chrisisnapping -
        the headlights are $#@!ing atrocious.

        BUT, aside from that, the car looks really nice.
      1. fieldysnuts8's Avatar
        fieldysnuts8 -
        Here's a pretty good read regarding the interior.

        http://jalopnik.com/the-2016-cadilla...y-a-1695058036

        I personally like the ATS/CTS interior design language but that's purely subjective. CUE updates are certainly a good thing.

        Personally, the more I read about this car, the more I like it.
      1. I6+TT=FTW's Avatar
        I6+TT=FTW -
        a newer looking chrysler 300, sorta.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by subaru335i Click here to enlarge
        I love the new Caddy's. The ATS-V will be sweet. Isn't it supposed to have the same twin turbo V6?
        No. The ATS-V has a higher output 3.6 liter LF4. I don't think GM has even stated which engine family these V6's are for the CT6 but they are 'new' supposedly.
      1. fieldysnuts8's Avatar
        fieldysnuts8 -
        I think the 3.6 is just the latest and greatest evolution of the "high feature" V6 which should start appearing throughout GM's lineup.

        The 3.0 appears to be "new." At least to the extent that GM doesn't have a 3.0 litre turbo v6 in any other models.