The Cadillac Escalade is accepted for abounding things. Style? Yep. Comfort? Definitely. Luxury? Duh. However, one affair the flagship SUV isn’t accepted for is ripping off some single-digit division afar with four-digit ability beneath the hood. That’s area the LSXCALADE comes in, as featured in the afterward video from YouTuber ThatDudeinBlue.
This accurate 2013 Escalade is endemic by Mitchell, whose ancestor bought it acclimated to serve as his assignment vehicle. The SUV was eventually handed bottomward to Mitchell, who, like best enthusiasts, started to blend with it bit by bit. Although Mitchell additionally endemic a Monte Carlo that he admired to annoyance race, the Monte was consistently broken, so the Escalade was abutting in band for modifications.
Mitchell started with a tune, which yielded a hasty high-five-second 0-to-60 mph time. Then, with simple bolt-ons, Mitchell got his Cadillac Escalade active a 13.68 at the annoyance strip.
Naturally, Mitchell capital to go faster, so he adored up for a new cam. However, afterwards award a abundant accord on a supercharger, he absitively to do a cam and a blower all at once. The end aftereffect was an absorbing 11.90 – not too bare for a full-weight Cadillac Escalade.
From there, Mitchell begin himself demography the attempt for a abounding annoyance setup. Afterwards authoritative some access in the affability community, Mitchell installed a congenital 427 cubic-inch V8 LSX engine, with a brace of astronomic Precision turbochargers accouterment the boost.
The LSX is akin to a 4L80 manual blimp with straight-cut Pro Mod apparatus and a agglomeration of added being to handle all the go, with added stick fabricated by a quartet of Hoosier annoyance slicks in the corners.
Now, this 2013 Cadillac Escalade will run a 9.50 at 152 mph, all with a abounding interior.
Beyond the Hoosiers and abandoned bankrupt note, this Cadillac Escalade makes its attendance accepted with a dejected exterior, blacked-out trim, and brave windows. Booty a blink abaft the atramentous grille, and you’ll atom some massive intercoolers as well.
This affair actually rips, as apparent in this video. Hit comedy to booty a drive in this agrarian Cadillac Escalade dragster.
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