World Monitor Magazine, Business and Investments WM_march 2019_web - Page 63

cars Cadillac XT4 Cadillac finally fills an important hole in its lineup with the XT4 compact crossover for 2019. It’s appealingly executed, with a plush and purposeful five-passenger interior. It packs a lively turbocharged four-cylinder engine and comes with a Driver Select Mode function, which allows a driver to fine-tune the XT4’s dynamics. An available Active Sport Suspension adjusts in real time to maximize ride and handling characteristics over changing road conditions. Land Rover Range Rover SV Coupe Vital Specs: 2.0-liter 237 hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine, 9-speed automatic transmission. Price: $35,790 Land Rover enters the ultra-SUV market for 2019 with this limited- production (999 units) two-door Range Rover. Hand-built, it drips of exclusivity and strikes a stunning profile. Buyers can choose from scores of paint hues, door-handle and tread-plate engraving, semiprecious-metal badging and myriad bespoke treatments. A slightly lower ride height and other performance improvements afford crisper handling while maintaining an amenable around-town ride and off-road dexterity. Vital Specs: 5.0-liter 557 hp supercharged V8 engine, 8-speed automatic transmission. Price: $295,000 Rolls-Royce Cullinan Rolls-Royce debuts its first-ever SUV for 2019, the Cullinan. It’s named after the largest diamond ever discovered and is appropriately formal-looking. It’s plenty posh and plush inside, and can be dressed up with an almost unending number of bespoke touches. For those who choose to drive, the Cullinan can be fitted with a rear split-fold bench seat for added cargo stowage. Those who prefer to be driven can specify rear multifunction buckets and a console with a mobile bar and refrigerator. The Cullinan is also engineered to tackle off-road trails without sacrificing the brand’s traditional “magic-carpet ride.” Vital Specs: 6.75-liter 563 hp twin-turbocharged V12 engine, 8-speed automatic transmission. Price: $325,000 supported by EUROBAK 61