Cadillac announces the XT4 at the Geneva motor show

important news in the year so far, has been the purchase of Opel (which belongs to General Motors) completed by the French group PSA. With this, it was deduced that General Motors forgot about Europe. But it will not be the case, the americans are still present in european lands. The next addition will be the Cadillac XT4.

The president of Cadillac, Johan de Nysschen, has taken advantage of the International motor show in Geneva to announce the new Crossover, called the Cadillac XT4. You will see the light in the year 2018, in the united States, and subsequently will reach the european market. You could see it coming a compact Crossover, but it was believed that it would be called XT3. Several reports suggested, erroneously, that his name would be XT3, so that the president of the brand decided to clear the confusion.

Cadillac anuncia el XT4 en el Salón de Ginebra

Promise engine-powered, and more efficient

Up to now, have not been given to know mechanical details, but it’s what he promised Johan de Nysschen: “a number all new engines are much more efficient and of higher performance”. The Cadillac XT4 will compete in the majority of markets, with models like BMW X1, Audi Q3 and Mercedes GLA. Therefore, we expect engines in the intake is a primary factor to observe, and having the possibility of just having blocks of four cylinders. It is also waiting for you, gearbox-automatic, and systems of four-wheel drive, although it is unknown if they will be present in manual transmissions and variants with traction on a single axis.

Cadillac anuncia el XT4 en el Salón de Ginebra

Positioning

The Cadillac XT4, joins the range that already is sold in Europe, is a model smaller than the XT5, which is already marketed. Join the models already marketed in the continent, which are: the Cadillac ATS, the Cadillac CTS, the Cadillac CT6, Cadillac XT5 and finally the Cadillac Escalade.

will Continue to make progress in Europe

“A new Cadillac will be brought to the market every six months, a total of five in two years”, said the head of Cadillac. The XT4 will not be the only one that will debut in the next few years, it is also promised to other models. One of them, will form part of the section of SUV urban, or Crossovers.

Cadillac anuncia el XT4 en el Salón de Ginebra

Also will the Cadillac XT7, will be located in the range between the models Cadillac XT5 and the Cadillac Escalade. And for later, you have in mind a redesign for the model XT5. This is part of a plan to drive the brand’s north American in Europe.