Are you ready for a Cadillac escalates mover or a chevrolet camaro power crossover?
Dissatisfied with extending Corvette name into new, very Porsche-like territory, sources have said car and driver GM is considering the variable chevrolet camaro and Cadillac Escalade as sub-brands with more models.
This follows a recent report showing that from 2025 Corvette will become a sub-brand includes an electric sedan and electric crossover.
These will be sold alongside the existing C8 escort ship mid-engine V8 coupe and convertible, as well as upcoming hybrid and electric models.
Currently the chevrolet camaro is a two-door coupe and convertible powered by four, six or eight-cylinder engines, but the next-generation two-door is expected to be an all-electric vehicle with seating for 2. + 2.
America Magazine understands that GM is thinking of adding a sporty three- and five-door electric crossover to the Camaro lineup.
This could be joined by an EV sports car based on the Corvette C9 (or ninth generation), which could have less power, more toned styling, and a lower price tag.
For Cadillac escalates, the nameplate can be applied to a smaller three-row crossover. There could also be another car model of the same size as today’s 5.38m to 5.77m Escalade SUV.
Launched in 1998, the Escalade is the most luxurious version of GM’s large body-on-frame SUV lineup, which includes the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, and the GMC Yukon.
The most recent Escalade went into production in 2020 and features a unique front and rear fascia, as well as a completely different dashboard with lots of large, curved screens.
If this talk of brand extension is a bit too much for you, maybe it’s time to drink a Bex and lay down, because the powerhouses are also considering a fourth Escalade model: a mobilizer. However, this will only be sold in China, where movers are still common.
Indeed, some, like the Buick GL8, have four-seat variants with first-class comfort and seating. Indeed, the Lexus LM has been spun off from the Toyota Alphard in 2020 and features a similar four-seat setup with a large TV screen.
If GM approves these plans to turn the Corvette, Camaro and Escalade names into “brand umbrellas,” it will follow in the footsteps of rival Ford, which has successfully managed to transform the two successor nameplates. too strong – Bronco and Mustang – into sub-brands.
In 2021, Mustang Mach-E Not only was it Ford’s first foray into mainstream electric cars, but it was also the first time the horse logo was applied to something with more than two doors.
Just a year earlier, the automaker had launched the Bronco Sport, a small crossover that shared the platform with the Escape, but with a more aggressive exterior and interior.