Cadillac has unveiled the first SUV in its lineup to get the high-performance V-Series badge, the 2023 Escalade-V. Cadillac has not released any powertrain details or performance specs for the we do have some ideas about what it has under the hood.

It’s expected that the Escalade-V will be powered by the same supercharged 6.2-liter V8 as the CT5-V Blackwing. In the sedan the V8 generates 668 horsepower and 649 pound-feet of torque and it’s mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive will also be there too.


Cadillac will also likely make some adjustments to the Escalade’s adaptive air suspension and Magnetic Ride Control dampers. Larger brakes are also expected.

We’ll have more details about the 2023 Cadillac Escalade V-Series in spring 2022.