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2023 Cadillac Escalade V Is a 682-Horsepower Brute in a Suit

But with big power and big luxury comes a big price tag.

Kyle Hyatt
Kyle Hyatt (he/him/his) hails originally from the Pacific Northwest, but has long called Los Angeles home. He's had a lifelong obsession with cars and motorcycles (both old and new).
Kyle Hyatt
Cadillac V lineup front
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The 2023 Escalade V is certainly the largest model to wear a Cadillac badge.

Cadillac V series lineup rear
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But it was made using the same tried-and-true recipe as its smaller siblings.

Cadillac Escalade V interior, black
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Take a very high-spec Escalade and add massive power.

2023 Cadillac Escalade V rear three-quarter
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The result is a 682-horsepower full-size SUV with looks for days.

2023 Cadillac Escalade V rear
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The Escalade V gets a slightly reworked version of the CT5-V Blackwing's 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine.

2023 Cadillac Escalade V interior from driver's seat
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It also gets a 10-speed automatic transmission and full-time all-wheel drive.

2023 Cadillac Escalade V side
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Massive 16-inch front brake rotors and six-piston Brembo calipers are standard.

2023 Cadillac Escalade V front
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As is a ton of black trim and massive black mesh grille.

2023 Cadillac Escalade V front three-quarters
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The V gets its own unique 22-inch wheels.

2023 Cadillac Escalade V red key fob
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The V also gets a special Edge Red key fob, for bragging at dinner.

2023 Cadillac Escalade V front wheel
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2023 Cadillac Escalade V interior
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2023 Cadillac Escalade V headrest
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2023 Cadillac Escalade V engine
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2023 Cadillac Escalade V supercharger exploded view
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2023 Cadillac Escalade V engine cover
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2023 Cadillac Escalade V engine plaque
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2023 Cadillac Escalade V  "V button"
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