2016 Cadillac CT6 Will Be Lighter the Than CTS and Gets a Plug-in Hybrid Version

Next fall Cadillac is slated to release its new flagship, the 2016 CT6 and now it’s been confirmed that the CT6 will be offered with a plug-in hybrid version.

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Next fall Cadillac is slated to release its new flagship, the 2016 CT6 and now it’s been confirmed that the CT6 will be offered with a plug-in hybrid version. The plug-in CT6 will reportedly offer “industry-leading fuel economy upwards of 70 mpg equivalent,” and the CT6 will also be lighter than the current CTS.
The CT6 is Cadillac’s rival to models like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7 Series. It will be powered by a twin-turbocharged V6 engine that will reportedly be the most “powerful six-cylinder gas engine in the segment.” The V6 will be mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.

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Even though the CT6 will be around eight inches longer than the CTS, it will be 53 pounds lighter, according to GM’s Mark Reuss. The CT6’s body is going to be composed of a combination of high-strength steel and aluminum.

Source: Cadillac via The Detroit News