The Cadillac Escalade has gone from actuality a badge-engineered adaptation of the Chevrolet Tahoe to the pride of GM’s fleet. Here are a few key moments from its history.
1 – The Escalade debuted a year afterwards the Lincoln Navigator in 1999, began outselling it in 2001 and has had the best of its battling on the archive anytime since.
2 – The 2002-2013 Escalade EXT was Cadillac’s aboriginal auto truck, and featured a abbreviate burden bed that could be continued into the commuter cabin.
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3 – The Escalade hasn’t been offered with an all-electric powertrain, but was accessible as a amalgam with a 6.0-liter V8 from 2009 to 2013 that got 20 mpg combined, compared to the accepted 6.2-liter V8’s 15 mpg rating.
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4 – The Cadillac “Beast” presidential accompaniment car that entered account with Obama’s commencement congenital Escalade headlights into its faux-sedan design.
5 – The 2021 Escalade is the aboriginal with a fully-independent abeyance system, a affection the Navigator has had back 2003 aimed at convalescent ride affection and autogenous space.