Cadillac Ciel Concept is What Bruce Wayne Drives to the Hamptons In [Video]

Colum Wood
by Colum Wood

Cadillac says its stunning new Ciel concept is inspired by the California Coast, but we have to say it’s got an art deco style; with the sort of penache that Bruce Wayne would take to the Hamptons. This four-seater, and four door concept (check the suicide doors) is named after the French word for sky and represents a possible future for the brand’s design language.

“Large, expressive luxury is innate to Cadillac and the Ciel recalls that heritage, while suggesting where the brand can go in the future,” said Clay Dean, global design director for Cadillac. “Authentic luxury is driven by experiences, not just products, and Ciel is about the experience of the journey.”

With stunning wood and leather, this four-seater has a wheelbase that’s 125-inches long (roughly a foot more than the CTS), and an overall length about the same as the Queen Marry.

And yet the Ciel isn’t just about a possible future, with what’s under the hood set to arrive in a production Caddy in the near future. That engine is a 425-hp twin-turbo V6 hybrid, with 430 lb-ft of torque available..

GALLERY: Cadillac Ciel Concept

Watch video from the unveiling after the jump:

Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. He has won numerous automotive journalism awards including the Best Video Journalism Award in 2014 and 2015 from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum founded Geared Content Studios, VerticalScope's in-house branded content division and works to find ways to integrate brands organically into content.

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  • Another concept Another concept on Aug 28, 2011

    like it but is it likely considering gm's track record with great concepts

  • Dave Dave on Jul 05, 2013

    Cadillac pushing the edge again, as they always have since day one. If I had the money, I would stand in line for this car! What a beauty. I hope they reconsider their decision to not build this one, because when the used ones become available, I'll be the first in line.