TAKE FIVE: While others remodel, Cadillac seeks leap forward with something new

Automotive News, Canada’s Take Five, is a study of 5 new, refreshed, or retooled motors that can be destined for or have recently entered the Canadian marketplace.

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Will the CT5, shown above, eventually be the sedan that lets Cadillac interrupt through in a luxury marketplace dominated by German vehicles, including the Audi A4, BMW 3 collection, and Mercedes-Benz C elegance? General Motors thinks so. A 2. Zero-litre, 4-cylinder faster engine rated at 237 hp generally comes, while a three.0-litre, twin-faster V-6 that generates 335 hp is elective. Both engines are paired with a 10-pace automated transmission. In addition, GM says choosing CT5 fashions in 2020 will include its Super Cruise driving force-help characteristic, which permits palms-free driving on some Canadian and U.S. Highways.

Toyota’s redesigned three-row crossover boasts an interior that designers original after luxury fashions, a greater standard protection system, and a hybrid model that the automaker says will offer nice-in-class gasoline intake. A new outdoors design will lessen wind noise and growth aerodynamics, while the usual indoor capabilities include an 8-inch touchscreen and what Toyota promises might be “softer padded surfaces.” Toyota Safety Sense, a blind-spot reveal, and rear go-traffic alert structures are fashionable. A 295-hp, three.5-litre The V-6 engine is paired with an eight-pace automatic transmission. Toyota additionally guarantees a hybrid model that it says will get 6. Nine L/100km, a 17-in line with-cent growth in the gas financial system.

Nevertheless, the Outback seems like an Outback even after a redesign, with its roof rails and wagonlike proportions. But Subaru has given the crossover a host of indoor enhancements and even a brand-new turbocharged engine choice for the 2020 model year. An optional 2.4-liter turbocharged boxer engine will generate 260 hp, while a 2.5-liter boxer that produces 182 hp becomes general. A vertically set up, eleven. A 6-inch touchscreen infotainment system is available, as is an arms-loose electricity tailgate that opens with the wave of a hand. In addition, Subaru says the glass in its windows is sound-insulated and thicker, making the Outback quieter than ever.

Nissan is marking a 1/2-century because it debuted the 1970 Datsun 240Z at the 1969 New York vehicle display by launching a 50th-anniversary trim inspired by the one’s vintage motors. Stripes mark the exterior on the doorways, and there are two classic color alternatives: white and pink or silver and black. The mirrors are black, the wheels are accented in crimson, and a fiftieth Anniversary badge is affixed to the rear. The six-pace guide model is priced at $39,348, while a seven-speed automated transmission costs $ for delivery. That slots the 50th Anniversary Edition beforehand of the 370Z Coupe Sport in pricing in the back of the Coupe Sport Touring and Nismo trim.

It’s overdue for the diesel birthday celebration. However, Mazda’s lengthy-promised diesel model of the CX-five crossover will arrive in Canadian showrooms in the 2nd half of the year. A 2.2-liter engine will produce 168 hp and get a predicted mixed gas economy of 8.5 L/100km in dual carriageway and city driving. That makes the diesel CX-five approximately 15 percent more green than one with a turbocharged gas engine.

Eddie Bowers
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