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I really like the direct front and rear. The front is aggressive and the rear has just a smidge of wings to it. Both modern yet references the past. It looks like the only real issue is the sides, where the stubby hood and FWD proportions limit its sheer style. Not that it'll affect sales of course. The rear also looks wide in that picture.

Really want to see the interior.
 

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Not sure why some on here think it looks stubby looking. If you look at the small-midsize competition in spite of being rear wheel or front wheel drive competitors, they look stubby as well in some ways but they look good depending on how well they are designed.

I think this thing is absolutely gorgeous and I like the looks of it a lot.
As for me, I'd agree that the primary competition, that being the RX and MKX, have the same issue, though for them it's mostly the proportions rather than the hood. But on something like the new GLC I see no such issue with its long hood and RWD proportions - because of course it's a RWD platform.

JMO though.
 

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Look what I found........

It was in this youtube video Cadillac posted:
I like this fashion-conscious, dark side-theme image Cadillac is going for. I would like to see them do that for their ads on the ATS and CTS.

If these are the primary competition, Cadillac has a winner here in the new SRX.
Probably so. The current RX sells about twice the SRX's sales in volume, and both are being redesigned. The RX is more radical for the product, whereas the SRX is improving on what it is/should be. I think the Lexus will continue to outsell the Cadillac easily, but if Cadillac can hold sales while improving ATPs smartly, it's a net win. Plus they can offer things like the LF3 which Lexus is unlikely to attempt to match. As for the Lincoln, the MKX has sold at what, half the Cadillac's sales? I don't really expect that to change, but similar to the Cadillac they're successful if they can hold sales while increasing ATPs. And Lincoln definitely seems poised to do that, given the optional twin-turbo engine and Black Label options. Neither will probably sell in huge volume, but they're still going to increase ATPs while improving image without costing much to conduct. Another similar option might be the GLC, which is a bit smaller though still relatively roomy I assume. Like the MKX and SRX it is going heavy on the luxury instead of sport, and its interior will be challenging to equal. The SRX already sells in greater numbers within the US, though I wouldn't be surprised to see GLC sales surpass GLK sales based on its luxury and cleaner style. And of course globally the Lexus, Lincoln, and Cadillac are unlikely to rival the GLC. But Cadillac can do well in markets like China and the ME, and that's a start!

They're grasping at straws because they look stupid for having a knee jerk reaction to unofficial pictures, and don't want to admit that it looks pretty sensational!
Why can't people just respect that everyone has a different opinion? It always has to be so personal.
 

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U know what is weird? Not just here, but all over the web... Who would think that a brand such as Cadillac ..a brand that is supposed to be so damaged... would get so much attention with every release that it does? Including this one.

I don't think the new "Quasimodo " from Bentley got this much attention
People want good Cadillacs; when people think Cadillac has done something right and in the right way, they give them their attention. ;)
 

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The SRX/XT5 platform is just as competent as the FWD Benz platform and most likely better.
With all due respect, I think that's doubtful. Obviously we know little about the new platform, but it's probably similar in concept to the current one, as most new platforms are to their predecessor. The Grand Cherokee-M-GL platform is plenty capable off-road while being refined on road, and as a basis allows for very powerful engine options. The SRX's mainstream roots (hybrid platform or otherwise) means you can't put a 550 horsepower V-8 in it, and with items like the chin it's no rival off-road either, even ignoring MB's available off-road package or extra off-roading options on the Jeep. And I'm not being anti-Cadillac here. The Lexus RX and Acura MDX have the same problem. Their basic platform, transmissions, and so on are all adapted from more humble vehicles and therefore do not support what it takes to offer a full line that can compete with the more prominent and expensive German rivals. Off-roading isn't a requirement here, but I'm just mentioning the merits of that specific platform. While it's entirely possible that the new XT5 or MKX or RX are modified sufficiently to accommodate more powerful and exclusive options that would raise the image and ATPs, at this point I think it's doubtful as none of them have intentions of doing so with these products. They're still entry-luxury products. Which again is totally fine and not a problem, but that doesn't mean it's an equal to some of the better platforms.
 
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