From many gossips, the popular manufacturer Cadillac is going to revive the long-awaited pickup truck Escalade EXT. This model was rumored for the first time a few years ago, and we heard plenty of stories regarding this truck. However, it might finally come next year as the 2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT.
According to many speculations, the forthcoming model will probably borrow plenty of cues from the Escalade SUV. That means it might host the same design language and shares plenty of elements. Also, many believe that it could use the same 6.2-liter V8 as the SUV model. We have some new renderings, and we are willing to analyze this famous pickup truck.
2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT First Look
As mentioned, some of the upcoming 2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT renderings are available, and we must admit the new model promises. It looks refreshed, and it will, for sure, share many cues with the SUV model. From available information, the Escalade EXT could underpinnings the same platform and front fascia. As we can see from the first photos, it looks very identical upfront to the Escalade SUV.
It features the same grille and the same shaped LED headlights. Also, on the side profile, you will notice more similarities. With that, we mean, it features the same stylish wheels and mirror caps. On the back, this Escalade EXT comes with unique shaped taillights and a double exhaust system, giving a more sporty stance to this pickup.
Interior Appearance and Features
As for the cabin of the 2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT, we don’t have much information. If this model uses the same platform as the SUV version, we can expect a spacious interior and even more upscale materials. The SUVs model’s standard features include an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot, leather-wrapped steering wheel, 16-speaker Bose audio system, heated and cooled 12-way power-adjustable front seats.
All Escalades also come standard with Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, along with Lane Keep Assist and Side Blind-Zone Alert. On the higher trims, buyers can get adaptive Cruise Control and more features.
2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT Powertrain Specs
Like the SUV version on which Escalada EXT is based, it could feature the same engine. If you didn’t know, the latest Cadillac Escalade SUV has been powered by one powertrain.
This model uses a direct-injected 6.2-liter V8 that delivers an amazing output of 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. GM’s used a new 10-speed automatic transmission that shifts smoothly. This model also uses Active Fuel Management (Cadillac’s name for cylinder deactivation), and it improves fuel economy on the highway.
Release Date and Price
At this moment, there is no official information that Cadillac will bring back this model. Moreover, we heard many gossips, and the latest one is that the 2022 Cadillac Escalade EXT might be revived next year. At the same time, we can expect Chevrolet to introduce a new Avalanche model.
Moreover, according to the same source, the pickup truck will probably use plenty of elements from the SUV model, including its platform, styling, and engine. As for the pricing, it’s still early to discuss about it, consider that this model is not yet confirmed. Stay tuned for more upcoming information.