Offered since January 2014 as a 2015MY, the fourth-gen Cadillac Escalade is reportedly preparing to get replaced. Our spy photographers captured three closely camouflaged prototypes on digicam late final 12 months, and the preliminary info hinted in direction of a attainable reveal earlier than the tip of 2019.
Nevertheless, CadillacSociety, which cites an nameless insider with information on the matter, claims the brand new Escalade gained’t arrive till 2020. The identical report states that the outgoing Escalade will soldier on for the 2020MY with modest updates, corresponding to a brand new coloration that can be added to the palette.
Seeking to shed extra mild on the case, we received in contact with Cadillac, however (moderately unsurprisingly) all we received was the customary “can not touch upon future merchandise” line.
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As earlier scoops have revealed, the 2021 Escalade will retain its huge proportions and boxy styling which have made the nameplate a success with prospects. The thick layers of camouflage forestall us from discerning any main updates, however we do anticipate restyled entrance and rear fascias, in addition to a brand new grille design just like the model’s smaller SUVs.
The large information, although, is the adoption of a brand new platform and impartial rear suspension which ought to make the experience extra snug. The present 420 horsepower 6.2-liter V8 will doubtless be retained and can allegedly be joined by two extra models down the street, with attainable candidates together with the four.2-liter V8 from the CT6 and a plug-in hybrid powertrain.