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Cadillac unlucky in Russia crossover with support for Apple CarPlay

It became known when Russia will launch a brand new coupe XT5. This machine is one of the first in the domestic market will support car interface, Apple CarPlay.

Cadillac plans to announce the Russian prices and configurations of crossover in April. Probably the same dealers will start taking pre-orders for the model. “Live” cars will reach dealers in June. In Russia the Cadillac XT5 will be offered with all-wheel drive, a 310-horsepower gasoline engine V6 of 3.6 liters and vosmidiapazonnym “automatic”.

For “American” provides a rear-view camera with live video on a salon mirror, Surround Vision (camera system a panoramic view) and multimedia system Cadillac CUE with support for Apple CarPlay. The latter will allow drivers to use iPhone as fully as possible, while not being distracted from the road.

Menu CarPlay users will find the familiar Apple’s smartphone features – navigation using maps, calls, music player, short message. For example, the voice command can activate a call, to build a route, turn on the music. Siri can also read received message and help recruit and send a response.

In a recent Apple iOS update 9.3 expanded the possibilities of CarPlay. So, now automotive interface supports mobile platforms, including “New” and “For you” in the Apple Music app and “Nearby” on the Maps, allowing you to find the nearest gas stations, cafes, restaurants and other establishments.

Cadillac XT5 has been presented at the end of last year. Crossover length is 815 mm 4, width – 1 903 mm, height – 1 675 mm, the wheelbase is 2 857 mm. the SUV will replace the model Cadillac SRX, which in Russia can still be bought with petrol engines of 3.0 and 3.6 liter capacity 249 HP and 318, respectively. The price of the SRX starts at 2, 400, 000. Most likely, the XT5 will be more expensive.

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