Cadillac sedan could introduce a direct rival to the BMW 7 Series

Cadillac wants to regain its aura of American luxury, fight with European products that are dividing the pie segment sales, especially Mercedes and BMW and Lexus have been superseded. Now Cadillac may be immersed in a profound process to introduce in the coming years a wide array of models from which we find a large sedan derived from the Concept Ciel.

But there’s more. new SUV, a new CTS to compete with the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes E-Class variants or new hybrid among others. All this with a leeway of 2 to 3 years. A titanic effort to compete with the Germanic invasion and gain a foothold in China, which could also translate to this side of the Atlantic in a new Opel Omega.

According to the information they had access to Automotive News, GM insiders mentioned, Cadillac is preparing its new flagship with a rear-drive platform that would come in 2015 to position itself as a rival to the BMW 7 Series and Mercedes S-Class In addition, the item would need to expand GM’s plans for China.

This flagship take based on a platform called Omega and receive design features seen in the Cadillac Ciel presented at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2011. At the moment, rather than details is assumptions, pointing to a mechanical V6 and V8, an 8-speed transmission and a possible variant with 4-wheel drive.

But in addition to the information on this new flagship for Cadillac, Automotive News lets us on the trail of a whole new range that includes the new generation CTS would come in the second half of 2013 as MY2014 and would have an elegant design than today, with a coupe version appearing in early 2015 and with the possibility of leaving the familiar body.

In 2014 or 2015 Cadilla could present a hybrid version of XTS, while the U.S. this fall will receive a light restyling of SRX exterior changes and improved inside presence. Which will be of a hybrid version too. And more. In the second half of 2013 we would find the new generation Escalade and the end of 2013 the production ELR Cadilla presenting a concept to suit the philosophy and mechanics of the Volt to a coupe body.

A new Opel Omega could appear in late 2013
Along with this information on future Cadillac line also appeared rumors that point to the arrival of a new sedan in Opel. Following the introduction of Adam Opel could be working in a saloon with a tinge premium, which could come under the name Omega and would take as basis the Cadillac XTS, with a range of engines that would leave us with a 3.6-liter V6 of about 308 horses, a 325 hp turbo V6 and a 2-liter diesel of 195 horses. Rumor may appear at the end of 2013.

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