Cadillac has taken the wraps off 2016 CT6. The flagship sedan made its appearance at New York Auto Show. The front is made eye-grabbing with the appealing grille. The LED headlights feature Indirect Fire. 2016 CT6’s exterior is further embellished in character line that appears to be sweeping upwards. The roof slopes gently and the car comes with a trunk that can be operated hands free. The length and the width of the car are – 5184 mm and 1879 mm. The height amounts to 1472 mm and the wheelbase is 3106 mm.
The interior has been significantly enhanced. It uses materials of world-class quality. The design looks very modern and the infotainment system CUE ensures premium entertainment as well as excellent facilities. It offers 10.2-inch high-resolution display. With 360-degree camera view, the drivers can have a good look around the car. This view displayed on the screen serves to reduce the blind spots surrounding the car.
While driving too, the camera can record videos from the front and rear. 360 degrees round recording will start upon activation of the car’s security system. With the night vision, animals and people can be identified with their heat signatures – that would be displayed on the screen featured in instrument cluster. Advanced Park Assist is accompanied by automatic braking. Also present is Pedestrian Collision Mitigation that will alert the driver if any pedestrians are present nearby. Then automatic braking will occur to avert collision.
The occupants are offered wireless smartphone charger too. A touchpad controller is mounted on the center control. OnStar 4G LTE comes with the Wi-Fi hotspot. The interior flaunts fine leather, world-class carbon fiber trim as well as elegant looking wood. The welcome lighting Concierge will light up the car’s exterior when the owner comes nearby. This operation will be based on signal from passive entry fob. The rear-seat legroom amounts to 1027 mm. The gigantic interior storage is segment-best. The center console volume is 2.2 liters. The package Articulating Rear Seat has separate rear seats that feature 3.3 inches travel along with some adjustments. Massage, heating and cooling are available too. Occupants can select from a five of the available massage programs. The heating elements are woven-in-seat. Cadillac has utilized fine quality Opus leather for the seats.
With the center armrest, can be seen inputs for USB and HDMI and media controls are present as well. The media controls are used to operate entertainment system for the rear passengers. This is done by use of 10-inch displays that deploys from and goes back into the backsides of the front seats. Thrilling music is ensured by the audio system Bose Panaray that features 34 speakers. The climate system Quadzone has secondary HVAC with which the passengers can personalize the airflow and temperature for every seating position.
Under the skin, the Cadillac 2016 CT6 can be powered by three choices for the engine. The 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder generates 265 bhp. The 3.6-liter naturally-aspirated V6 unit is rated 335 bhp. The third option is 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that gives the maximum power output of 400 bhp and the torque generated is 400 lb-ft . Each of these units is accompanied by 8-speed automatic transmission. Buyers can have all-wheel drive with continuously variable clutch. It will vary the power that is channeled to front wheels. The Omega architecture is aluminum-intensive. With the ingenious technology, the car hits the scales at below 1678 kg. For lower body construction, die castings made from high-pressure aluminum have been utilized. This is a prominent factor in the low weight of the car and such construction reduces intricacy as well.