There are various reports that say about comeback of this pickup. To remind you, this model was launched in 2002. It is a pickup variant of legendary full-size luxury SUV Escalade. Model was produced until 2013. However, sales weren’t so good and this model is not available anymore. But, company doesn’t give up from this model. According to the latest rumors, this truck will come once again, probably in about two years. New model is expected to come as 2018 Cadillac Escalade EXT. New model will come based on recently redesigned SUV and it will come with plenty of significant improvements, which will make things right.
2018 Cadillac Escalade EXT details
The 2018 Cadillac Escalade EXT will come completely new. Once again, it will be heavily based on legendary SUV, and there will not be so much differences between these two models, except in body style. Both models will ride on the same platform and use same engines. When it is about visual appearance, 2018 Escalade EXT will come almost identical at the front end. This model will also feature new front fascia, which features new grille with horizontal stripes and slightly revisited Cadillac’s recognizable lighting. Back of the truck is, of course, different but overall impression is that new truck looks more natural that previous model.
2018 Cadillac Escalade EXT redesign
When it is about body style, this truck will be available exclusively in crew cab configurations. When it comes to interior, we will see pretty much same cabin as in Escalade SUV. Styling will be almost identical, which list of features for 2018 Escalade is also expected to be very similar.
2018 Cadillac Escalade EXT engine
The 2018 Cadillac Escalade EXT will come with the same engine as Escalade SUV. It is a 6.2 liter EcoTec3 V8 FlexFuel engine, which has maximum output of around 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. This engine comes paired with either 6- or 8-speed automatic transmission and provides max towing capacity of around 8.300 pounds.
2018 Cadillac Escalade EXT release date and price
According to some reports, 2018 Cadillac Escalade EXT will come during next year. However, more precise details are still unknown. When it is about price, some rumors say that new model will go around 70.000 dollars.