2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid Edmonton AB
Not long after the highly-anticipated Cadillac CT6 was unveiled, we heard rumors about a possible hybrid version coming to the brand. Now several months later, we can confirm and even give a bit of information about the brand-new 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid in Edmonton AB that will be joining the lineup sometime late next year. We don’t know a ton about the new model yet, but we know enough to get quite excited about the prospect.
When asked to comment on the new PHEV, the President of Cadillac, Johan de Nysschen, stated that “the first-ever CT6 is a technological showcase, making it an ideal platform for Cadillac to offer its first plug-in hybrid. In the CT6, Cadillac presents a new formula for prestige luxury. The advanced Plug-In Hybrid system is a key addition, providing exceptional efficiency as well as the strong acceleration and responsiveness of a true driver’s car.”
Early Specs & Features of the 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid
The Plug-in Hybrid version of the Cadillac CT6 will combine a two-motor EVT system with a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder gasoline engine. Each electric motor will deliver 100 horsepower, while the gasoline engine can generate up to a very impressive 335 horsepower and 432 lb-ft. of torque, letting the vehicle hit 96 km/h in just 5.3 seconds. In terms of range, the vehicle will be able to travel up to 48 kilometres on electric power only, at speeds of up to 120 km/h, while the gasoline engine will double the top speed and add hundreds of kilometres to the total range of the vehicle
Drivers of the CT6 PHEV will be able to select from three different driving modes. Normal is designed for ordinary travel, like your trips to work and back. It maximizes the EV range and fuel economy will balancing out the comfort and performance of the vehicle. Sport mode leans more on the gasoline engine, providing more responsiveness for a more enjoyable, sporty driving experience. Hold mode lets the driver decide when the vehicle utilizes its engine, so that they can save their charge for a later time.
We don’t know when the new 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid vehicle will be released here in Edmonton AB, but we’ll continue to update you as more information becomes available.