Compared with the outgoing model, the new Caprice has been upgraded with a higher 360hp (268kW) output and a number of improvements to its transmission for better launch performance and smoothness. Peak output stands at 360hp (268kW) at 5,700rpm and 391lb-ft (530Nm) of torque @ 4,400rpm.
Unique features of the SS include HID headlamps, a remote-controlled cooling feature, and 18in alloys. Standard features across both the SS and Royale include chrome interior accents, electronic stability control, Bluetooth connectivity, and 16in brake discs with aluminum calipers.
A 3.6L V6 engine, meanwhile, is available for the LS and LTZ Statesman models, and is rated at 240hp (179kW) at 6,000rpm and 243lb-ft (330Nm) of torque at 2,600rpm. These models are only available with a four speed automatic transmission.