In a world of constant risk and threat from trouble creating elements security is no longer concern of high ranking people. People who have a little bit money or affluence in life and some kind of importance (say a known face from the film world or sports) are also concerned with their safety when they drive from one place to the other now a day. That is why car manufacturing companies are bringing out their regular luxury cars with a modifications like bulletproof glasses and extra bit of strong plate in the body.Cadillac the luxury car building branch from GM of US has introduced their new Cadillac Escalade armored car recently.
Engine And Other Technical Specifications Of The Car
This kind of SUVs always gain extra weight when armored plates are added to the body for security. That is why the engine has to be strong and the driver needs special training to handle this kind of vehicle. This new Cadillac Escalade has a 6.2 liter V-8 engine with a remarkable horsepower of 420. With a six speed automatic transmission system the Cadillac Escalade produces a torque of 460 lb-ft. Moreover with these kind of engine specification and a rear wheel drive system this new armored SUV from Cadillac can easily accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just six seconds. This kind of acceleration is remarkable for a heavy vehicle like this. The fuel consumption is also very economical. The Cadillac Escalade has a capacity of holding 26 gallon of fuel in its tank. The city consumption of fuel is 15 miles per gallon while the highway consumption is 21 miles per gallon. The car produces a combined consumption of 17 miles per gallon.
As mentioned earlier this car with 4 passenger doors is quite heavy with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 14000 lbs. The overall length with bumper ranges 203.90 inches while the overall height and width are 74.40 and 80.50 inches respectively. The most striking feature of this new Cadillac Escalade is that all the lighting fixtures on its outside body is illuminated by LED.
The new armored Cadillac Escalade has cutting edge fineness and sitting comfort for passengers of 7 inside. The instrument and control panels are well illuminated for the convenience of the driver. Besides the car has built in Blu-ray DVD entertainment system with 9 inch screen on the roof. A built in special feature like Cadillac’s system for connectivity and control( a voice recognition with touch control system) allows passenger to phone or gather necessary informations on about anything while sitting inside the car. This car is meant to provide ultimate safety and security to passengers and driver alike. That is why along with a front seat mounted air bag a new driver awareness package is also included here. The package provides services like forward-collision alert, safety alert seat, lane departure warning etc.
GM has a price range for this fortress like car that hovers around $ 72,970.If you have security concern for yourself and your family you can go for this Cadillac Escalade that provides comfort and security at the same time.