Cadillac Escalade Sport Edition is a darker form of luxury SUV

Cadillac has announced a new 2019 Escalade Sport Edition that brings a black-accented style to the premium luxury SUV. The Sport Edition package will be offered on the Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Platinum models. Adding the Sport Edition package gets gloss black exterior trim for the front grilles, window moldings, body side moldings, and other locations.

The standard wheels on the Sport Edition are unique Midnight Silver finish 22-inch wheels. Other than the black trim and special wheels, the Sport Edition is the same Escalade that you can get without the Sport Edition package. That means power from a 6.2L V8 is rated at 420hp on all models.

Escalade buyers can opt for 2wd or 4wd versions, and both versions can reach 60mph in less than six seconds. Escalade models also get the latest Cadillac user experience system that has connectivity and embedded navigation with smartphone-like functionality.

Other features of the Escalade include magnetic ride control with driver-selectable modes. The vehicle is offered with an available 4G LTE hotspot offering a trial with 3GB per month of data. Automatic park assist is standard along with fold-flat second and third-row seats.

Front seats are heated and cooled with the second row offering heated seats. The leather-wrapped steering wheel is heated and has wood accents. A 12.3-inch instrument display along with Bose Centerpoint audio system with 16 speakers is included. The Escalade Sport Edition package is an additional $2,700 on top of the $84,790 starting price.