American luxury car maker is going to introduce an all-new model, which will come as 2017 Cadillac CT2. Cadillac is well-known all around the world for making premium cars. Through the history, all model were characterized by large dimensions. So, we were all surprised when company released new ATS, which came as competitor to models like BMW 3-Series or Audi A4. Now GM goes even further. Simply, modern car industry demands luxury cars even in small packages. From next year, this will be the smallest in Cadillac’s offer. It will be a compact luxury sedan, which will probably have models like Mercedes CLA and Audi A3 as main competitors.
2017 Cadillac CT2 redesign
The 2017 Cadillac CT2 will come as an all-new model. At this moment, we still don’t know what exactly new model will look, but some base characteristics are already known. This will be the smallest car in brand’s offer, which will sit even below ATS, which will be renamed to CT3 soon, due to new naming policy. What we can tell at this moment is that 2017 Cadillac CT2 will completely follow brand’s latest design language, and most of design solutions will be borrowed from ATS. Expect pretty much the same front end, with identical grille and headlights. On the other side, rear end could be different for a little bit. We could see slightly revisited taillights and different shape of truck area.
2017 Cadillac CT2 interior
When it is about interior, expect design which will be close to ATS. The 2017 Cadillac CT2 will feature premium materials such as wood, leather, aluminum… Also, this model should continue the tradition, and to be a class-leader in legroom for the rear passengers. The 2017 CT2 will be also extremely well equipped, with things like latest infotainment system, premium audio system and many other sophisticated technologies.
2017 Cadillac CT2 engine
At this point, everything is just a speculation, when it comes to engine for 2017 Cadillac CT2. Exact details are still unknown. Most of the reports say that new model will use the same engine as ATS. It is a 2.0 liter turbocharged engine, which is good for 272 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. With these numbers, new sedan will easily go from 0 to 60 in less than six seconds, while top speed should be over 150 mph.
2017 Cadillac CT2 release date and price
The 2017 Cadillac CT2 is expected to come early next year. Price is still unknown but most of reports say that new model will go under 30.000 dollars.