Cadillac is taking a shallow swing at the L.A. Auto Show, which might have something to do with the churn and burn happening at the brand and at parent General Motors. The Escalade Sport Edition brings its dark hue to the West Coast shindig, a touch of anti-flash that’s actually a pinstripe job. For $2,700, it installs Gloss Black Ice chrome on the grille, rear fascia, window surrounds, and body side moldings, and the otherwise optional 22-inch Midnight Silver wheels. That’s the whole show.
Available on three of the Escalade’s four trims — Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Platinum — brand president Steve Carlisle said the Sport Edition comes “in response to customer and dealer demand for a dark and aggressive look.” The least expensive 2WD Luxury model starts at $84,790, including destination, with orders commencing at the beginning