2020 Cadillac CT4
Cadillac isn’t closing the door on sedans right now. The new CT4 is Caddy’s replacement for the short-term however much-loved ATS compact sedan, though its reveal to the world is a bit out-of-the-ordinary. Usually, we’re shown a new model in its more plebian range of trims with an efficiency model– if there’s a performance model– showing up sometime later. For the CT4, Cadillac chose to jump ideal to the dessert with the amped-up CT4-V. The basic CT4 will debut in a few weeks.
A couple of weeks back, Cadillac provided us our very first take a look at its new small luxury sports sedan in the form of the CT4-V. This was a bit uncommon considering the company had not revealed us the regular one yet, and the reveal is still off in the not-too-distant future. However, we were lucky adequate to catch a normal 2020 Cadillac CT4 parked at a regional gas station totally and absolutely undisguised.
2020 Cadillac CT4 Design
Based upon what we understand about other current Cadillacs and their trim and style, this CT4 is probably a Luxury or Premium Luxury trim, given that it has plenty of bright chrome and red taillights rather of dark gray ones. The distinctions from the CT4-V are subtle. The mesh grilles of the V are switched for the main grille studded with small Cadillac badge shapes and the lower grille has simple slats. The little air consumption by the lower areas of the running lights are smaller sized than the ones on the V. This car likewise does not have the V’s side skirts and broader canards on the edges of the front bumper. There doesn’t appear to be a rear spoiler either.
2020 Cadillac CT4 Engine
While we’ve had a good appearance at the exterior of the CT4, we’ll need to wait until the car’s complete reveal later this year to understand what’s under the skin. We do understand that it will continue to use the Alpha platform shared with the CT5, Camaro and the old ATS and CTS. We believe the base engine will be the very same 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 from the CT5, that makes 237 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Because the CT4-V utilizes a turbo 4-cylinder that makes 320 horsepower and 369 horsepower, there might not be a V6 alternative for the routine CT4. The CT5’s twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 makes more power and torque, so that’s out, and the old ATS’s naturally aspirated V6 made 335 horsepower and 285 pound-feet of torque, which would be uncomfortably close the CT4-V’s specifications. However, we could see a V6 of some sort in an even more potent V iteration of the CT4 later.