Rumors about General Motors’ intentions to launch the Cadillac suv coupe leaked to the press in the early 1990s. However, year after year, no notable steps were taken. And so it happened. In 1999 he debuted a full-size Cadillac Escalade. Translating the name of the car is not easy. The word “escalade” in the Russian language is outdated, not having time to settle down. In the sense of – this is the assault on the wall of the fortress with the use of stairs. The base of this car was the Chevrolet Tahoe (also known as GMC Yucon / Denali). The exterior was slightly ennobled, adorned with the “jewels” of Cadillac, hung the world famous coat of arms. The designers achieved quite good results: the falshradiator grid of the classic “Cadillac” shape, traditional for the company’s models, the five-spoke wheels gave the car a new image, Inside, Escalade’s membership to the ” Upper caste “felt even more. The interior is dominated by light leather and wood, and passengers in the back, as in executive cars, have the opportunity to control all the functions of the audio system.
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Regarding the technical characteristics, the relationship with the GMC and Chevrolet models is obvious: the cheap car covers are equipped with the same engines and gearboxes. Engine: gasoline, V-shaped volume of 5.7 liters, capacity of 255 HP. The maximum speed is limited to 177 km / h. Acceleration time at 100 km / h – 10.5 seconds. Transmission – 4-speed automatic. The designers finished only the front suspension, which significantly increased the comfort of the SUV. Cadillac Essalade has impressive dimensions: length – 5110 mm, width – 1960 mm, height – 1890 mm. Distance between axes – 2984 mm. With all the extra equipment, it weighs 2545 kg. This SUV has found a real commercial success immediately after the launch of the sale. An interesting fact is that experienced designers managed to create this phenomenal model in just 10 months.
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In the fall of 2001, the Escalade EXT pickup appeared. It is as unified as possible with the SUV and is not inferior to it nor in the luxury of the cabin (real leather, wood, expensive Bose stereo, full power accessories and other attributes), nor in prestige. The main design feature of the Escalade EXT is the original transformer body with a plastic cover, ideal for transporting sports equipment. The cover is equipped with an electric motor, so that the process is as automated as possible. In the Escalade dependent rear suspension EXT applies Nivomat type shock absorbers with automatic body leveling during charging. The standard equipment includes a tire pressure monitoring system, XM satellite digital radio (only available in the United States) and towing equipment. In 2002, the car was completely redesigned.
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Characteristics of the design: bearing frame with motor, transmission and fixed suspensions, steel body, independent front suspension in the torsion and rigid rear axle with a system of levers that compensate the longitudinal and transversal rollers. However, Cadillac Escalade has a rear air suspension that improves smoothness. . In the rear-wheel drive version of the Escalade, a 5.3-liter Vortec V8 engine (295 hp, 447 Nm) is installed, while for the AWD version of the Escalade, a more serious 6.0-liter Vortec V8 engine (345 hp, 515 Nm ). ) with permanent total traction with central differential. It is the version with a 6.0-liter V8 and all-wheel drive since 2005 that began to be sold officially in Europe, including in Russia. The package for Europe includes interior leather upholstery, HVAC air conditioning system, which includes ventilation of the seat and climate control of three zones, front and side airbags, complete electrical system, audio system with DVD and (optional) TV for the rear passengers. Chromed 20-inch alloy wheels are also available as an option.
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In 2002, a larger, full-size Escalade ESV SUV, based on the all-terrain off-road Chevrolet Suburban / GMC Tahoe XL chassis, exited GM’s conveyor in Silao. The model received the All-Weel Drive permanent all-wheel drive system and a 6.0-liter Vortec V8 engine in the high-performance version (345 hp, 515 Nm), added with a 4-speed automatic transmission. The basic equipment includes the All-Speed Traction Control traction control system, the leather finish, 4 airbags, a media system (Bose audio, DVD navigation, XM satellite radio and a 6-disc CD changer, and since 2005 a new interactive 6.5-inch screen), StabiliTraksystem, power windows and mirrors. Since 2005, only one has been offered, but equipped with a “maximum” modification. At the beginning of 2007, the sales of the new Escalade generation in Europe began, which is distinguished by a greater refinement, a perfection of style, improved functional qualities and a recognizable form. The cars of the 2007 model year are available in three versions: with a standard, extended (ESV) and pickup (EXT) base. The last two versions – on the base increased by 14 inches (356 mm). Like the previous versions of Escalade, the current one is unified in technology with Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, but occupies a privileged place in the GM model range.
Style, decoration and equipment correspond to the price and the image. Body, chassis, frame, engine and transmission: none of the elements used in the old Escalade. The frame of the closed profiles is 35% more difficult to bend and 49% torsional than the previous model. This has significantly improved the car’s driving manners, without sacrificing comfort. Suspension: with adjustable shock absorbers, which adapt automatically to the nature of the road.Kuz Motor and transmission: none of the elements used in the old Escalade. The frame of the closed profiles is 35% more difficult to bend and 49% torsional than the previous model. This has significantly improved the car’s driving manners, without sacrificing comfort. Suspension: with adjustable shock absorbers, which adapt automatically to the nature of the road. Kuz Motor and transmission: none of the elements used in the old Escalade. The frame of the closed profiles is 35% more difficult to bend and 49% torsional than the previous model. This has significantly improved the car’s driving manners, without sacrificing comfort. Suspension: with adjustable shock absorbers, which adapt automatically to the nature of the road.KuzWith an increase of 57 degrees, the windshield slope has a very low drag coefficient for the SUV Cx = 0.363.
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The completely redesigned exterior panels create the impression of more aerodynamic, elegant and clean lines, while nobody doubts that this is a true Escalade car. On the front is the Cadillac canonical grid with oval holes, on whose sides are installed three-component xenon headlights. In the style of the front, the back is shaded with chrome elements. The car also has a more spacious and luxurious interior in a unique style. Compared to the predecessors, Escalade 2007 received advanced systems of active and passive security. The SUV is equipped with front and side airbags, as well as inflatable curtains and is automatically tightened when impacting not only from the front, but also from any other side of the belts. The StabiliTrak system provides active safety with the optional rollover prevention function. The Escalade model of the year 2007 is equipped with a V-8 engine of 6.2 liters (409 hp) with a block and a head of an aluminum alloy block and a variable valve distribution system (VVT). Paired with the engine running an effective 6-speed automatic transmission.
The rich equipment version of the Elegance includes a rear door with electric drive, a system for backing up with an LCD screen, comfort improvement systems such as climate control of three zones, speaker system with DVD player and CD changer for 6 discs, 10 speakers with Bose 5.1 discrete surround sound system, leather-trimmed seats (with heated first and second row seats), front seats with electrical settings and the ability to store the adjustment parameters for two drivers In the version Sport Luxury, the cars are also equipped with other basic equipment, such as a skylight, heated and ventilated front seats and a heated steering wheel. The standard equipment of the Sport Luxury version also includes a DVD player with a large eight-inch folding screen mounted on the roof in front of the rear seats. Cadillac Escalade is an elegant embodiment of classical masculinity and noble power. This car is not only worth 100% of the investment in it, but it will become your best friend and helper. The main production site of Escalade is a plant in Arlington, Texas. The extra cabin space in the Escalade ESV rental NJ is possible thanks to the addition of a special third row and 22 inches of extra length. The ESV derives from the same 6.2-liter Vortec V8 engine as the standard model, with oversized 22-inch 7-spoke wheels, but rides a bit lower to the ground with a larger and more dramatic appearance.
Upgrades and amenities for the Cadillac ESV rental New Jersey include LCDs, DVDs, a Bose surround sound system, and exotic wood and leather trim. The seats are both heated and cooled, and it features climate control for ultimate comfort. The ESV has taken perfection and improved upon it, making it one of the largest and most exotic luxury SUV rentals in New Jersey, easily stealing the show at any upscale event. While many travelers may initially look for a city car or a limousine, the SUV offers many positive features that are hard to find in other cars. Also called a sport utility vehicle, it offers the cargo space that is seen in a minivan with the towing capacity of a motor vehicle. Three rows of seats with additional ample and spacious cargo space for travel. The SUV continues to grow in popularity due to the quiet and comfortable ride. Whether you are taking your family to the airport or to a family event, the Cadillac Escalade ESV offers the space and relaxing environment you need to take you anywhere, anytime. The Chevrolet Suburban, Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator shines in transporting small groups to airport transfers, corporate events and meetings in style. These SUVs have a lot of luggage space and can be used for the transportation of any private jet airport.