2013 Cadillac XTS Sedan unveiled at 2011 LA Auto Show (Video)

By on Nov 17, 2011 in Automobile, Lifestyle, United States Comments

Updated: November 18, 2011 12:26 a.m.

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The 2013 Cadillac XTS Sedan was unveiled at 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, as shown in the video below, which will be the successor to the DTS and STS models.

2013 Cadillac XTS Sedan
Image Credit: InsideLineVideo

As noted at US news sites that day, the 2013 Cadillac XTS Sedan is the first of two new cars planned this year for Cadillac, in which the larger XTS to be released in spring of 2012.

According to reports, the 2013 Cadillac XTS Sedan is powered with a 3.6-liter V-6 gasoline direct injection, not a Cadillac-traditional V-8, producing 300 horsepower, and is matched to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Among the notable safety features of this latest Cadillac include standard camera that sees behind the car and sensors that can identify if something or someone is getting near from the side and signals the driver.

The front-wheel drive (FWD) 2013 Cadillac XTS measures 202 inches in total length and has a 104.2 feet of passenger volume for 5 passengers, and is being expected to achieve 17/28 mpg city/highway.

A so-called CUE system is also being introduced, which has only three buttons, which basis is an 8-inch center screen equipped with voice and gesture recognition and features numerous loadable apps.

“Elegant luxury sedans, they are innate to Cadillac. The old formulas don’t necessarily apply.” Cadillac Marketing Vice President Don Butler was quoted on reports, with the car’s price being expected to run from $40,000 to mid-$50,000.

Meanwhile, among other news cars that were unveiled at the 2011 LA Auto Show include the 2013 Ford Escape, and the 2012 Volkswagon Passat, which was named by Motor Trend as 2012 Car of the Year.

2013 Cadillac XTS Sedan at 2011 LA Auto Show
Video Credit: InsideLineVideo/YouTube

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