When the Cadillac XT5, replacement of the SRX, is still fresh out of the oven, Johan de Nysschen, president of Cadillac, has made some interesting statements in the Salon of the Car of Los Angeles which is held these days on the other side of the Atlantic. The brand will expand its range SUV down with the arrival of a new model, the Cadillac XT4.
This new SUV will be the second of four Cadillac wants to launch to the market in the medium term. To know the Cadillac XT4 still have to wait, and is that according to the statements of the president of the company, there is still something more than two years to be able to see specifically in 2018. We’ll know in one of the lounges of the most important car that take place in north America.
The name of Cadillac XT4 has not yet been confirmed, but we know that won’t be far away. The SUV Cadillac adopted the denomination and the number indicates the segment. With this new todocamino from Cadillac intended to address a new segment for them that is gaining more prominence, the SUV D premium, which include models such as the Audi Q5, BMW X3 or the Lexus NX. The Cadillac XT5 is a rival model to the BMW X5 and Volkswagen Touareg, among others.
Nysschen has also said that between the XT5 and Escalade, two SUV of the Cadillac, there is also a hole obvious to extend the range. In this case it would be a SUV of larger size with three rows of seats that would be focused on the same audience that now favors options such as the Volvo XC90 or the Audi Q7. This is another important segment, of great volume, that Cadillac could be covered by 2019, according to the words of your president.
On the fourth model in discord, nothing is known yet, although it is rumored that it could be a SUV, C-segment rival to the Audi Q3 or Mercedes GLA.
Source – Automotive News