This is the production version of the China-made Cadillac CT6, the new flagship of the Cadillac brand. The big American sled is seen here inside the exhibition hall of the 2015 Chengdu Auto Show, where it will debut officially on Friday. But we won’t wait that long!
The Cadillac CT6 keeps leaking in China, and today we have a cherry red example, seen on new Spy Shots from Shanghai. This is the China-made version which will be manufactured by the Shanghai-GM joint venture, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2016.
The much hyped Cadillac CT6 will be manufactured in China as well as in America, and that is why we have the very first Spy Shots, in the world, of the final production version. On the right just above the bumper sits the Shanghai-GM badge, the name of the joint venture that will build the big Caddy in China. Above that on the boot lid a ’40T’ badge, the Chinese designation for the ‘3.0TT’ twin-turbo V6.
China’s Shanxi Victory really loves America’s Cadillac. They already sell the Caddy-esque Victory V1 minivan and Victory X1 pickup truck. Next up is this Victory S10, a compact SUV with a big Cadillac grille and Cadillac headlights.
This is not a Cadillac in China. This instead is the new Shanxi Victory X1 pickup truck, formerly known as the Victory S102 and also formerly known as the Jinchi X1. Design of the Victory X1 is inspired by the Cadillac Escalade EXT with Caddy-style headlights and grille. The impressive logo depicts a Victory V.
A beautiful big & black Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham, Spotted in China in the Dashanzi area in Beijing. The mighty Caddy is painted in a deep blue kinda black, and was in an absolute spotless shape. Chrome shiny as new, all parts present, and not a tad of rust in sight.
A crazy Cadillac De Ville sedan, Spotted in China in the Lido area in Beijing. The good Caddy seemed lonely and abandoned, covered in a thick layer of dust and standing shaky in the late winter sun. She was painted over in cherry red with a white roof and white mirrors, and further prettified with racy low tires, matte gray six-spoke alloys, and…
The Cadillac SRX SUV will be manufactured in China from 2015. The SRX will be made by the Shanghai-GM joint venture, in a new factory near Shanghai city. The Cadillac SRX is currently imported into China and therefore expensive compared to the locally-made competition.