The Escala Concept Could Become the Cadillac Flagship of the Future

Built on the same platform as the Cadillac CT6
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Built on the same platform as the Cadillac CT6
Image via: Cadillac

Image via: Cadillac

Unveiled today at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is the Cadillac Escala concept, which comes with a footnote from CEO Johan de Nysschen, who's already discussing production considerations. Based on the same platform as the Cadillac CT6, the Escala (Spanish for "scale") is six inches longer and boasts a prototype 4.2 liter twin-turbo V8. Nysschen asserts that the Escala represents "a statement of intent for the next iteration of the Cadillac design language, and also technical concepts in development for future Cadillac models." Prospective buyers can expect this particular design language to appear on production models starting in late 2018.

Also check out two more high-profile reveals at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: the McLaren 570 by MSO Concept and the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6