2014 CADILLAC ESCALADE: As one of the top luxury SUVs available, the Cadillac Escalade has been synonymous with style, technology, comfort and performance for over a decade. A distinctive exterior design is an instantly recognizable element of the Escalade and that continues in the 2014 model year. A new exterior color, Midnight Plum Metallic, is added to the paint palette. The Escalade is equipped with a 6.2-liter V-8 rated at 403 horsepower, 417 lb.-ft. of torque, and features variable valve timing, Active Fuel Management technology and E85 capability. The fuel-saving Hydra-Matic six-speed automatic transmission is mated with the engine and an intelligent all-wheel-drive (AWD) system is available. The Escalade lineup includes the Platinum edition, with features consisting of LED headlamps and Magnetic Ride Control, unique 22-inch, multi-spoke wheels and exclusive Platinum exterior badges. Inside, the Escalade Platinum seats seven or eight passenger, and offers up to108.9 cubic foot of cargo room. The special attention to detail is evident in the design of the instrument panel, center storage console and door trim, which are leather-wrapped and feature decorative French seams. Additional Platinum cues include Olive Ash and Walnut Burl woods with unique wood inlays, warm aluminum trim, full aniline leather-trimmed first- and second-row seats, full Nuance leather seating trim on the third-row seat – all embroidered with Cadillac wreath and crest insignias. Also standard is a heated steering wheel; heated and cooled cupholders and a power liftgate that opens and closes with the touch of a button. In addition to the roof-mounted rear seat entertainment system, the Platinum Edition includes dual DVD screens integrated in the rear of the front headrests. Each has its own player and controls, and they can be operated independently or in tandem.
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