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2001 Cadillac Vizón

2001 Cadillac Vizón

2001 Cadillac Vizón

On the highway, an advanced cruise control monitors traffic ahead and automatically adjusts the cars’ speed to maintain a safe following distance. When the obstruction clears, the Vizon resumes its set cruising speed.

As the driver approaches the vehicle, a system called EZ Key identifies the owner through a chip embedded in the key fob; the car unlocks itself and sets seating and and mirrors to the drivers position. As the engine starts, a sliding cover on the instrument panel opens to reveal a reconfigurable three-panel display, which allows the driver to choose how and where the data about the car is displayed. On the road, the latest version of the OnStar Virtual Advisor offers turn-by-turn navigation through a speaker phone.

The Vizón unites the best qualities of several kinds of vehicles. It combines the functionality of a utility vehicle with the aesthetics, performance and comfort of a world-class sedan or wagon. It’s a powerful, surefooted vehicle that surrounds the driver in modern luxury, style and connectivity. Like the Cien, it has clean, sheer and sharp surfaces that pay homage to Cadillac’s tradition of breakthrough designs and technologies. The interior offers a calm, clean, pure environment, with DVD entertainment, leather seating and an instrument panel inspired by Bulgari jewelers. An electronically operated liftgate rises to expose a practical rear storage area. The load floor in the rear also lifts to form a shelf or to reveal additional storage. The Vizón also features a 4.3-liter V8 Northstar engine, Night Vision, OnStar Virtual Advisor, adaptive cruise control and StabiliTrak traction control.

In Detail

engine Northstar V8
displacement 4200 cc / 256.3 in³
power 223.7 kw / 300.0 bhp
specific output 71.43 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 135.81 bhp per tonne
torque 406.75 nm / 300.0 ft lbs
body / frame Unit Steel
driven wheels 4WD
front tires 265/50R20
rear tires 265/50R21
curb weight 2209 kg / 4870 lbs
wheelbase 3048 mm / 120.0 in
length 4862 mm / 191.4 in
width 1800 mm / 70.9 in
height 1630 mm / 64.2 in
transmission 5-Speed Automatic