The famous premium car brand from U.S. introduced recently a hybrid version of its flagship sedan and latest reports suggest that already next-year, 2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid will feature some changes. To remind you, this is a completely new model from the Cadillac. Its production started last year in January. More than a year later, we saw a hybrid version of it. It came several months ago as the 2017 year model. Despite it is still very fresh, it looks like the company is going to introduce some new things. The 2018 CT6 Plug-in Hybrid will come with some fresh new things in terms of technology. According to those reports, we will see the newest version of the infotainment system installed, and also several other new technology features. We will also see an updated version of the advanced automatic parking system.
2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid changes
The 2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid will feature several new things. The company is going to make some modifications after less than a year of production. However, the base design of the car will remain the same. We will see a familiar styling, which is pretty much the same as the conventional gasoline model, except there are some smaller details that are adapted to the PHEV. The same thing will be inside. The 2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid will feature the same interior design. This is a full-size premium sedan, so there is a plenty of space and also many premium features. As we already mentioned, there are some new things to come. This flagship model will feature the newest, 2.6 version of the familiar CUE infotainment system. We will also see the new Cocoa Bronze Metallic finish, so the new model will now feature six colors in the offer.
2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid equipment
When it comes to standard features, the 2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid will come fully loaded. This is a flagship sedan of a premium brand. So, it is no wonder that there are standard features like leather upholstery, premium wood trim, latest technologies etc. There is a single trim in the offer, which comes with pretty much all standard features that you can find in the gasoline model. It even comes with unique interior color and material scheme. Some will say that the use of so many different materials is bad, but it is all a matter of taste at the end. This premium sedan comes with standard sunroof, rear-seat comfort package and pretty much all of the advanced safety features that you can find in other models from the brand.
2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid powertrain
We finally came to the most important part of the car. The 2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid features a hybrid powertrain, similar to a Chevrolet Volt. There is a small but efficient 2.0-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine, which has a max output of 266 horses. This gasoline engine comes in a combination of two electric motors which make 100 horses. So, a total amount of power goes up to 335 horsepower and 432-pound feet of torque. The 2018 CT6 Plug-In Hybrid features an 18.4 kWh lithium-ion, same as in Chevrolet Volt. This amount of power provides excellent performances. This sedan needs just 5.2 seconds to reach 60 mph, while the top speed is over 150. Besides great acceleration and speed, it also features great fuel economy, which goes around 62 mpg. The overall range is 440 miles, while the electric-only range is more than 30 miles.
2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid release date, price, and competition
The 2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid will come somewhere late in the year. We don’t expect changes in price. So, it should go around 76.000 dollars. When it comes to the competition, main rivals will be from Germany. There are models like Mercedes-Benz S550e PHEV, BMW 740e PHEV, and Porsche Panamera.