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Spied: Cadillac aims for the Germans with CT5

Spied: Cadillac aims for the Germans with CT5 image

Anton Andres / Carpix for Autoindustriya.com | January 12, 2018 11:55

2020 Cadillac CT5 seen for the first time

During the 2010's, Cadillac gave their lineup a significant reboot from their cars to their SUVs. Now, the American luxury marque is looking forward to the next decade by replacing two cars with one. Tentatively named the CT5, is it set to take over the role of both the ATS and CTS for 2020 and beyond.

Should it be called the CT5, it will follow the current naming convention of Cadillac with the CT6 E-segment sedan and XT5 crossover following the said standard. By the looks of it, it appears that the CT5 is aiming more for the E-Segment luxury sedan market due to its size. That means it will go up against the like of the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Spied: Cadillac aims for the Germans with CT5

At the moment, the car is still heavily camouflaged and the folks from Cadillac did their best to throw off our spies. There are Dodge Charger-like details on the doors and the primary purpose of that hood scoop is to hide the lines of the hood. However, if one were to take a look at the CT6 flagship sedan, it is possible that the CT5 might get some styling cues from it. Expect a variation of Cadillac's bold, angular front fascia to make its way to this car.

Spied: Cadillac aims for the Germans with CT5

With the car being spied for the first time, there are little details surrounding its specifications. It is likely that the current turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four, naturally aspirated 3.6-liter V6 and twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 will power the the CT5. Given that they are aiming for the Germans, rear-wheel drive is to be expected, along with an all-wheel drive option.