The basis for this car served as a Chevrolet Tahoe (aka GMC Yucon / Denali). In the finishing room dominated by light leather and wood, and rear passengers, as in the car class, the opportunity to control all functions of the audio system.
As for technical features, the relationship with the GMC and Chevrolet models available - Machines equipped with the same engines and transmissions. Engine - Petrol in-shaped volume of 5.7 liter capacity 255 hp Top speed is limited to 177 km / h Acceleration from standstill to 100 km / h - 10.5 sec. Transmission - 4-speed automatic.
The designers have finalized a front suspension that has added significantly SUV comfort.
Cadillac Escalade has impressive dimensions: length - 5110 mm, width - 1960 mm, height - 1890 mm. Wheelbase - 2984 mm. With all the extra equipment it weighs 2,545 kg. This SUV has found real commercial success is immediately after the sale. Another interesting fact is that experienced designers have managed just 10 months to create this phenomenal model.
In autumn 2001 there was pickup Escalade EXT. It is the most unified with the SUV and not inferior to him nor in luxury interior (leather, wood, expensive stereo Bose, full power accessories and other attributes), nor in prestige.
The main feature of the design Escalade EXT - the original body-transformer with a plastic top, perfect fit for the carriage of sporting equipment. The cover is equipped with electric drive, so that the process is automated.
In dependent rear suspension shock-absorbers Escalade EXT type Nivomat with auto-leveling ride height when loaded. The standard equipment includes a system of tire pressure monitoring, digital satellite radio XM Satellite (works only in the U.S.) and towing equipment.
The package for Europe includes leather-trimmed interior, front and side PB, full power, stereo system with DvD and (optionally) Tw for the rear passengers. As an option, also available chrome 20-inch alloy wheels.