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Cadillac showcases new XT4 model at Kuwait motor show

KUWAIT, January 20, 2019

Cadillac Middle East along with its national partner in Kuwait - Alghanim, , is showcasing the new XT4, alongside other latest models, which include the Escalade, XT5 and CTS-V at the 2019 Kuwait Motor Show, which runs until January 26.

First unveiled at Cadillac House in Manhattan in March 2018, the American automotive brand’s first-ever compact SUV XT4, was displayed to motoring enthusiasts who attended the internationally renowned event which opened on January 17, said a company statement.

The XT4 is driven by an all-new Cadillac 2.0L Turbo engine, producing an SAE-certified output of 237 hp (177 kW).

Coupled with a nine-speed automatic transmission with next-generation electronic precision shift, the new engine features new efficiency-enhancing technologies including active fuel management (cylinder deactivation).

Developed on an exclusive compact SUV architecture, the XT4 delivers expressive design, confident performance, spacious accommodations and class-leading technologies, developed to attract the Middle East’s millennial audience.

Accompanying the premium luxury and sport XT4 models, was an additional line-up of Cadillac products – the popular full-size luxury Escalade, mid-size SUV, XT5 and the sedan models - CTS-V and CT6.

Christian Soemmer, Cadillac Middle East managing director, said: “On display at this year’s show is our first compact SUV, the XT4, which marks the brand’s entry into the fastest growing luxury segment.”

“Designed to appeal to the region’s millennial audience, the new model features new class-leading technologies, premium levels of refinement as well as the all-new 2.0-Liter Turbo engine,” he said.

“As one of the biggest markets in the region for our company, I’m confident the XT4 will be a hit amongst tech savvy consumers and look forward to seeing our customers’ reactions at the show,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service


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