Cadillac Escalade Diesel And V-Sport Performance Model May Be Happening

Automotive News' Jens Meiners says 2015 Cadillac Escalade Brand Manager David Schiavone is considering offering a "V6 turbodiesel and twin-turbo gas V6" along with the SUV's standard 6.2 V8.

Apparently the smaller gasoline engine could potentially go into a "V-Sport" branded performance model. Is Cadillac trying to build an SUV that can compete with luxury 4x4s abroad and ass-hauling behemoths like the ML AMG and Grand Cherokee SRT?