Cadillac Trucks – For Finest Luxury Pickup Trucks
Cadillac is GM’s luxury brand, which apart from making some of the finest car and SUV models, also makes great light duty trucks. After the popularity of the pickup truck segment, Cadillac first ventured into this market by bringing out its first light duty pickup. According to recent reports, Cadillac will also bring out its first HD DRW Platinum pickup.
While most truck manufacturers sought to brand their trucks in the market based on their specs, Cadillac was one of the first to highlight the luxury features of their truck models, a feature which was the most sought after among buyers, after performance. Branding Cadillac trucks as luxury trucks also helped to differentiate their trucks in the heavily crowded and competitive truck market.
The Cadillac Escalade is an SUV. This SUV marked their first foray into the SUV market. This full size model was introduced as a 1999 luxury model. While this SUV was based on the Yukon Denali, it was later redesigned for 2002. This redesigned model fit in better with the new design theme from Cadillac. This vehicle is one of only three Cadillac vehicles to make it out of the US market.
The Cadillac Escalade is powered by the V8 Vortec 6.2 liter engine, which generates a horsepower of 403. Some of the standard features included in this SUV include a steering wheel wrapped in original leather and of tilted faux wood, cruise control, heated 2nd row and front row seats, leather upholstery, memory system, compass as well as an indicator for outside temperature.
The Cadillac Escalade EXT is a truck version of the original SUV model. This truck was introduced in the year 2002. One of the unique features that this model boasts about includes its bottom hinge door, which allows the bed of the truck to be expanded into that of the truck cab.
The newest Cadillac Escalade EXT model includes many modern technology features like a navigation system and Bluetooth connectivity. It also has the OnStar package for roadside assistance, as well as the rear Ultrasonic parking assist. There is also an entertainment system for the rear seat, with an 8″ flip down diagonal screen. The Cadillac Escalade EXT is the perfect light duty truck for those looking for a luxury pickup truck.