Byron Glover Jr of the Drive 615 YouTube Channel takes a close look and goes for a drive in the performance-laden 682-hp Cadillac Escalade V.
For those who have needed Corvette-like efficiency in an SUV, your rocket ship has simply arrived. Our good good friend Byron Glover Jr ofsimply returned from an Escalade V-series Trip and Drive occasion with Cadillac and he has an excellent evaluation in retailer for you!
On the coronary heart of the Escalade-V is the C7 Z06’swhich makes 682 hp and 653 lb-ft of torque. If that doesn’t seize and shake you by the lapels, wait till you hear the improbable acceleration after which the burble and cracking of the exhaust because the rpm winds down. It’s exhausting to imagine that sound is coming from a truck not to mention one thing as luxurious because the Cadillac Escalade.
We see a number of Corvette-inspired handiwork at play within the Escalade-V with the distinctive aerodynamic entrance splitter serving to to direct air to the engine whereas the Stingray-inspired tailpipes help with the exit. Even the V-series menus on the infotainment middle are much like the setting we use to arrange the Corvette’s Z-Mode.
There may be one factor the Corvette can’t match and that’s the Escalade’s 7,000 lb towing capability so you may take your boat or Corvette with you on trip. (What? She’d be lonely if I left her at dwelling). So for these on the lookout for one thing to haul across the household in otherwise you want the storage and towing you may solely get with a big SUV, effectively, you would possibly as effectively get the Corvette of Cadillac SUVs.
Fromby way of YouTube:
First drive and unique 4K evaluation of the all new 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V. Thanks to Cadillac for this unbelievable alternative. Watch as I put this 682 HP SUV by way of its paces within the 109 diploma Arizona warmth! I’m within the ESV mannequin for this evaluation (filmed in 4K) which does 0-60 in beneath 4.5 seconds on account of its huge 6.2L Supercharged V8 engine.
The Escalade V is the business’s strongest full-size SUV and has a 6.2L Supercharged V8 much like the one within the CT5-V Blackwing I simply completed reviewing.