· Award-winning rear-wheel-drive architectonics offers a absolute active acquaintance with an all-turbocharged propulsion portfolio
· Exoteric appearance RWD accommodation and an able-bodied stance
· Super Cruise accessible in agenda year 2020
· Action auto apparent through immersive new amusing campaign
Cadillac takes the abutting footfall in the alteration of its auto portfolio with the all-around addition of the first-ever CT4 action sedan.
Revealed to barter through a amusing media attack that about puts admirers in the driver’s bench assuming the car’s liberating drive experience, the 2020 CT4 is assertive to address to a new bearing of sport-luxury customers.
The CT4 offers affluence for the senses, starting with its RWD accommodation and an able-bodied design. A adventurous color-and-trim palette featuring 11 exoteric blush options forth with eight audible autogenous color, actual and trim options, barter will accept no agitation authoritative a statement.
Driven by an all-turbocharged propulsion portfolio and leveraging Cadillac’s award-winning rear-wheel-drive architectonics (AWD accessible on every model), the CT4 delivers a active acquaintance incomparable by front-drive competitors. It additionally incorporates the latest Cadillac technologies, including accessible Super Cruise1 (available in agenda year 2020), the world’s aboriginal accurate hands-free disciplinarian abetment affection for added than 200,000 afar of accordant highways in the U.S. and Canada.
RWD Accommodation and Able-bodied Design
The CT4’s glassy contour leverages the natural, continued dash-to-front-axle proportional advantage of the rear-drive belvedere and, forth with its advanced stance, expresses presence, aplomb and performance.
“We developed CT4 to address to active buyers in the affluence bazaar who may be new to the Cadillac brand,” said Andrew Smith, controlling administrator of all-around Cadillac design. “The agent was advised to draw attention, application a aggregate of abundant proportions, accomplished surfacing and Cadillac ancestors capacity that adumbration at the able-bodied active acquaintance this agent offers.”
Bright exoteric accents, forth with altered grilles (with exceptional hot foil-stampings on the grille elements) and fascias, analyze the CT4 Affluence and Exceptional Affluence models. The Action and V-Series models are differentiated by darker accents and performance-inspired details, including altered grilles, fascias, rocker extensions, rear addle-brain and absolute achievement architectonics wheels4.
Each trim additionally appearance LED exoteric lighting including headlamps, appendage lamps and signature vertical lights at all four corners.
Perfectly-Balanced Active Dynamics
The all-new CT4 is congenital on Cadillac’s award-winning RWD auto architecture. Exceptional antithesis from near-perfect weight administration contributes to one of the segment’s nimblest, best acknowledging active experiences. Enhancements of the advanced and rear abeyance systems, including Cadillac’s signature double-pivot MacPherson-type advanced abeyance (with bifold lower brawl joints), are advised to advance alley abreast and disciplinarian feedback.
“Cadillac is committed to architectonics the best animating sport-luxury sedans,” said Rob Kotarak, Cadillac arch engineer. “Every aspect of the CT4 is advised to accompany avant-garde technologies appropriate to the driver, accouterment acute active dynamics with acid bend precision.”
Additional anatomy and active dynamics features:
· Bosch exceptional electric, rack-mounted ability council system.
· Capable, absolute and more-dependable eBoost brakes with patented Duralife coated rotors.
· Brembo advanced brakes accepted on Action and V-Series models.
Selectable agent drive modes are accepted and acquiesce barter to enhance their agent settings for altered preferences and conditions. The modes, Tour, Sport, Snow/Ice and Track, are abutting by new My Approach and V Approach (V-Series), which can adapt the calibrations for manual shifting, suspension, council and anchor feel, front/rear torque breach (with AWD), agent complete appearance and added agent attributes.
Available Continental self-sealing tires are a segment-first and accord to the CT4’s antithesis of ascendancy in all conditions. They, forth with the accessible run-flat tires, acquiesce active with best punctures that would contrarily amusement accepted tires acute actual backup or repair.
Turbocharged Achievement Choices
CT4 leverages Cadillac’s accurate turbocharging accomplishment as the foundation for its active performance. The brand’s 2.0L Twin-Scroll Turbo engine, with three-step sliding camshaft technology forth with Active Fuel Management and automated stop/start, is accepted and SAE-certified at 237 hp (177 kW) and 258 lb.-ft of torque (350 Nm). It is backed by a adult eight-speed automated transmission.
Cadillac’s new 2.7L segment-first Dual-Volute Turbo agent is accessible on Exceptional Affluence and is accepted on V-Series. Horsepower is estimated at 309 hp (230 kW) with 348 lb.-ft of torque (472 Nm) in the Exceptional Affluence archetypal and 325 hp (242 kW) and 380 lb.-ft of torque (515 Nm) in the CT4-V. It is akin with a segment-exclusive 10-speed automated manual with Cyberbanking Absorption Shift.
Like the 2.0L Turbo engine, the 2.7L Turbo additionally appearance a three-step sliding camshaft design, forth with Active Fuel Management and automated stop/start. Added technologies include:
· Active Thermal Management, which uses targeted agent heating and cooling to advance achievement in hot and algid ambient temperatures.
· An chip bankrupt manifold, which recovers calefaction for faster agent and manual warm-up, forth with quicker turbo response.
· An able electric baptize pump enables around-the-clock berth heating, alike back the agent is off during stop/start events.
· Tandem solenoid amateur enables a faster acknowledgment from a stop/start accident and enables a smoother drive-away.
Driver-Focused and Connected Cabin
Designed for a new bearing of affluence action auto customers, the CT4’s abreast autogenous reflects sculptural, concrete forms and adult capacity captivated about a driver-centric cockpit that artistically incorporates the brand’s signature technologies.
Ergonomically optimized and automated controls enhance disciplinarian confidence, while all the touchpoints in the berth are crafted for a confident, high-tech faculty of tactility. Additionally, adult use of metal accents throughout enhances the décor and technology-driven ambience.
A high-definition, 8-inch-diagonal touchscreen is the centerpiece and focal point for the CT4’s connectivity. It is army acutely in the centermost of the apparatus console with superb affiliation that flows with the interior’s lines.
The CT4 allowances from GM’s new agenda agent platform, an all-new cyberbanking architectonics that enables the acceptance of the company’s abutting bearing of technologies. The belvedere enables faster arresting transmissions as able-bodied as connected agent improvements through over-the-air updates and added cybersecurity measures.
Authentic abstracts such as covering accessories enhance refinement, while a host of accepted abundance and accessibility appearance accent Cadillac’s absorption to detail:
· Keyless access and push-button starting.
· Leather-wrapped council caster (heated council caster is available).
· Dual-zone automated altitude ascendancy with a clamminess sensor, dust/particulate clarify and rear-seat vents.
· Exceptional audio arrangement with Active Noise Cancellation.
FEATURE FOCUS: SUPER CRUISE1Cadillac offers the Super Cruise disciplinarian abetment affection on the CT4 (available in agenda year 2020). It enables barter to drive hands-free on an broadcast ambit of added than 200,000 afar of accordant highways in the U.S. and Canada, application LiDAR map data, high-precision GPS, a advanced disciplinarian absorption arrangement and a arrangement of camera and alarm sensors. The disciplinarian absorption arrangement helps accumulate drivers affianced by audition and signaling back drivers charge to pay added absorption to the road.
The first-ever CT4-V blends active administration and Cadillac’s signature technology, while infusing the brand’s antagonism DNA for a dynamic, acknowledging and animating active experience.
· Powered by a high-output adaptation of the 2.7L Dual-Volute Turbo agent rated at a Cadillac-estimated 325 hp (242 kW); and backed by a 10-speed automated transmission.
· Limited-slip rear differential.
· V-Series achievement anatomy with Magnetic Ride Ascendancy 4.0 (on RWD) or ZF MVS acquiescent dampers (on AWD).
· Agent Approach Ascendancy with customizable V-Mode.
· Brembo advanced braking arrangement with four-piston anchored calipers.
· 18-inch auto and summer-only achievement tires4 (all-season tires accessible with AWD).
· Dark exoteric accents and cobweb grilles; cloister bankrupt tips and altered rear spoiler. Architectonics that helps abate rear lift while accretion anchor for the rear tires.
· Accessible Super Cruise1 disciplinarian abetment affection (2020 agenda year availability.)
· Altered achievement persona apparatus array and V-Mode council caster control.
An added V-Series alternative was previewed at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix in June, apery the abutting footfall in Cadillac’s V-Series achievement legacy.
The CT4 Experience
The CT4 was apparent to barter through an immersive amusing media attack that kicked off with an alternate Instagram story, to be followed by assorted video clips on YouTube, Twitter and Instagram, all advised to address to viewers’ acoustic nature.
“The first-ever Cadillac CT4 changes the sport-luxury auto game, fusing technology and achievement in a characteristic architectonics for barter who appetite to accurate themselves,” said Melissa Grady, Cadillac arch business officer. “Because the CT4 is according genitalia technology and performance, we capital to acknowledge it in a way that would activate the senses and arm-twist affections our barter ability feel back abaft the wheel.”
The 2020 CT4 will be accessible for acclimation after this year. It will be bogus at GM’s Lansing Grand River facility, which accustomed a $211-million advance to body the next-generation Cadillac sedans. Pricing and added advice will be appear afterpiece to the alpha of approved production.
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