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A Look At The 1005-HP Hennessey-Tuned Cadillac Escalade 6.2-Liter Engine

Hennessey, a famous performance brand, has recently upgraded the Cadillac Escalade’s 6.2-liter supercharged engine into a 1005-hp powerhouse. From its factory output of 682-horsepower and 653 lb.-ft. of torque from the 6.2-liter Supercharged V8, the Hennessey-tuned engine in the 2024 Escalade makes up to 1005 horsepower and 882 lb-ft of torque. This performance tuning involved adding new cylinder heads, intakes, and calibrators, among other things. With that much power, there’s no way of telling where this Hennessey-tuned Cadillac Escalade 6.2-liter engine can take you, but it sure ain’t getting you there slowly. 

Hennessey has once again pushed the boundaries with the tuned Cadillac Escalade. Through a series of performance upgrades, Hennessey has transformed this luxury SUV into a true powerhouse on wheels. Stick with us as we discuss the Hennessey-tuned Cadillac Escalade 6.2-liter engine. We’ll cover Hennessey’s Escalade modifications and upgrades. We’ll also dive into how the 2024 Escalade went beyond its factory performance limit. 

Overview Of The Latest Cadillac Escalade

The Cadillac Escalade is among the best and most beloved SUVs that have ever been made. For something that is a symbol of luxury and power, why wouldn’t we love it? It’s got everything any SUV lover would ever ask for expansive interior space, bold exterior styling, and, most recently, lots of technology and driver assist features. And nothing says Luxury SUV more than the Escalade’s cabin.

One of the best features of the latest 2024 Cadillac Escalade is its 682-hp 6.2-liter Supercharged V8 engine, which pumps out a glorious 653 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to its massive supercharged engine, the 2024 Cadillac Escalade can go from zero to 60 mph in just 4.3 seconds. But, of course, all of these quirks and eccentricities come with a rather hefty price tag. The current Cadillac Escalade 2024 has a starting price of US$83,890. But, considering all the lifetime memories you’re going to get from the beloved 2024 Escalade, it’s worth it. 

It’s hard to deny that the Escalade is one of the High-performance SUVs on the market right now, especially with the factory 682 Supercharged V8 under the hood. The latest Hennessey tuning of the Cadillac Escalade takes this SUV up and off the charts. Hennessey’s Cadillac engine modification adds about 327 horsepower to the 2024 Escalade’s factory power output of 682 horsepower from the supercharged V8. That’s right folks, the Hennessey-tuned Cadillac Escalade 6.2-liter engine now generates 1005 horsepower and 882 lb-ft. 

Factory Performance of the Cadillac Escalade V

As we mentioned the factory version of the 2024 Cadillac Escalade V has a 6.2-liter Supercharged V8 engine. This makes a good 682 horsepower and 653 lb-ft of torque, enough to take the Escalade up to 60 mph in just 4.3 seconds. Besides the awesome engine, the Cadillac also claimed the title of the most powerful frame upon its debut. 

Hennessey’s Upgrades

With the Cadillac Escalade, Hennessey spared no expense in reimagining what’s possible with the Escalade’s Supercharged 6.2-liter engine.

Hennessey’s modifications begin with a meticulous overhaul of the engine’s core components. The performance brand upgraded the Escalade’s V8 engine by adding redesigned cylinder heads, precision-crafted shafts, and new valves. They also added bespoke intakes and exhausts. Each component is carefully calibrated to harmonize with the rest. 

The culmination of Hennessey’s work is staggering. Thanks to the upgrades, the Escalades’s Supercharged 6.2-liter engine now produces 1005 horsepower and 882 lb-ft of torque. 

Thanks to Hennessey’s performance upgrades, the Cadillac Escalade is now more powerful than the Bugatti Veyron.

Hennessey’s 3-Year Guarantee

With such significant modifications, Hennessey offers a three-year guarantee on their performance upgrades for the Cadillac Escalade.

Wilfred Nkhwazi
Wilfred Nkhwazi
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