The first Cadillac Escalade dates back to 1999 and was the first SUV released by the luxury vehicle manufacture. It is believed to have been designed to serve as a competitor for the countless Japanese and German vehicles being released to the market at the time. Since its initial launch, the Escalade has been continuously improved and is now renowned among the highest rated full-size luxury SUV in today’s market. The last release in the model comes in the form of the Cadillac Escalade 2018; which is expected to be available for purchase in early 2018. The model boasts a plethora of features; some unique to this 2018 model. Owners of the new 2018 Escalade will be able to enjoy feature such as the four wheel drive, seats for seven, 6.2 liter displacement, 420 @ 5600 horse power , dual shift mode transmission, cruise control, heated front seats, adjustable steering wheel, trip computer and rear defrost system.