Production of the Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac CT6 at the Hamtramck factory in Detroit has been extended until early 2020.
The 2019 Cadillac CT6-V, and its 550hp (410kW) 4.2L twin-turbo Blackwing V8, is already sold out, but the large sedan will gain a new V8 variant soon.
When GM announced it would end production of the Cadillac CT6 at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant on June 1, 2019, we all assumed it was axed in the US.
GM plans to close three North American car factories by the end of 2019, meaning it’s the end of the road for the five sedans in our part of the world.
The Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid, the only electrified model in the Cadillac range, is getting chopped in the US for the 2019 model year.
General Motors may soon cross the 200,000 car limit for the US government’s US$7,500 federal tax credit for plug-in hybrid and fully electric cars.
The 2019 Cadillac CT6 facelift has new horizontal high-lumen headlights, and a new taillamp design inspired by the Escala Concept.
The 2019 Cadillac CT6 facelift has a new V-Sport model with a new 4.2L twin turbo V8 with 550hp (410kW) and 627 lb-ft (850Nm), and a 10-speed auto.
The Supercruise feature in the 2018 Cadillac CT6 is hands free driving feature using LIDAR, and geofenced to 130,000 miles of highways in the US and Canada.
The Cadillac CT6 is an advanced and lightweight flagship sedan, but its fusion of aluminum, steel and carbonfiber makes it very difficult to repair.