The long-awaited Cadillac Ciel Four Seat Convertible concept might become a reality soon. If you didn’t know, this model was introduced in late 2011 at La Auto Show as a concept model that has been powered by a hybrid powertrain. The concept Ciel comes with a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter direct-injection V6 producing 425 hp (317 kW). This system also consists of lithium-ion battery technology and two electric motors.
Ciel is named after the French word for “sky,” and is made to challenge the open roads with the top down. Moreover, because this model is in the luxury class, it will compete against models such as the Audi A8 and BMW 7 Series.
How Does Cadillac Ciel Final Version Look Like?
The exterior design of Cadillac Ciel looks amazing. This model is stylish, attractive, and of course, luxurious. The Ciel concept back in its time brought a completely new design language, that wrote a new chapter for Cadillac manufacturer. On top of that, this large four-seat convertibles is the ultimate open-air expression of American luxury. According to a Cadillac official, the Ciel model uses high-strength steel and aluminum.
Like the concept model, we are assuming that the dimension will remain the same. As you probably didn’t know, the overall length of the Ciel is 203.7-inch, while its wheelbase is 125-inch. Compared these numbers with models in the same class, such as Audi A8 and BMW 7, Ciel is significantly larger.
Cabin Is Modern and Luxurious
Inside, the concept Cadillac Ciel offers a luxurious, sophisticated, and modern cabin. According to rumors, even the base model will look stylish. Besides, we can expect more upscale materials on the final model and plenty of techs. Comfort is excellent and seats are made of high-quality materials. The control table of the concept model is using quality leather and we can assume the same on the final one.
In terms of features, the Caddilac Ciel will get the latest infotainment system. The standard model should also come with features like Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi, navigation, traction control, rearview camera, parking assist, and collision control warning system. Also, we can expect Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, and a high-quality audio system as standard equipment.
Cadillac Ciel Under the Hood
As we mentioned, Cadillac Ciel is the model that uses a hybrid powertrain. It comes with a 3.6L twin-turbo V6 engine that is able to generate up to 430 horsepower with 610 lb-ft of torque. Currently, it is not known what transmission will manufacturer use automatic or manual.
Moreover, the hybrid system will be paired with two electric motors and is also using lithium-ion battery technology. We heard many speculations and one of them is, that Ciel might come with a new V8 engine. If this happens, the new Cadillac Ciel might become one of the most powerful luxury models in the class.
Release Date and Price
There is no info regarding the release date and price of Cadillac Ciel Four Seat Convertible. Many rumors circulate that this sporty model might be released in the near future. As for the price, we don’t know exactly how much it will be, but some experts say that it might cost over $100,000.
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