The Cadillac XTS has been around for four years, so it’s time for a refresh of the big sedan. Cadillac hasn’t released any info about the updated 2018 XTS, but the Chinese website, Autohome has leaked two photos.

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The XTS serves as the alternative to the flagship CT6 sedan for buyers that don’t want a big sport sedan and instead want a large, comfortable cruiser. The biggest changes we see in these two photos are new headlights and taillights.

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Under the skin there may be some bigger changes, like a new 9-speed automatic transmission to replace the current 6-speed. The base 304-hp V6 could also be replaced by the more powerful 3.6L V6 that powers the Buick LaCrosse. Either way expect front-wheel drive to be standard, while all-wheel drive will remain an option.

The restyled 2018 Cadillac XTS will likely debut later this year.

Source: Autohome

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