Tommy Baker, owner and president of Baker Motor Company in West Ashley and Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and Baker Buick GMC Cadillac in West Ashley, announced today that Baker Buick GMC Cadillac is the first in the United States to carry Cadillac’s exclusive 2012 525HP Sport Edition Supercharged Escalade. Only 250 2012 Escalades will be altered to this capacity and Baker Buick GMC Cadillac is currently the only dealership in the country to offer this vehicle for purchase at its Charleston location at 1621 Savannah
This new 2012 Cadillac Escalade was taken right off of the production line and sent straight to Street Legal Performance (SLP), a General Motors (GM) authorized specialty vehicle program that improves the performance, handling and fuel economy of GM vehicles.
A SLP TVS supercharger has been added to the vehicle to ramp-up the horse power from 403 to 525, speeding the car up to 60 miles per hour in only 5.6 seconds and completing ¼ mile in 13.9 seconds. Other alterations have been added including 22 inch wheels, cold air induction, a SLP RTM hood and the body of the vehicle has been lowered two inches.
“Currently we have the only Cadillac Escalade of this caliber for sale in the entire United States. We have a unique customer service culture at our new Baker Buick GMC Cadillac facility and are fortunate enough to offer the Charleston area rare and enhanced vehicles,” said Baker. “While keeping its original amenities, Street Legal Performance has taken the original 2012 Escalade and added sports’ features to create a one-of-a-kind driving experience. This car has everything our customers love about the new Escalade and even more.”
The original version of the vehicle is now touring the United States and has been viewed at the Sema Auto Show and is currently at The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, one of the world’s greatest collector car auctions.
About Baker Motor Company:
Baker Motor Company was founded by owner and president Tommy Baker in 1988. The award winning automotive group is comprised of three locations including Baker Motor Company of Charleston, SC a factory authorized Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Infiniti, Range Rover, Land Rover, Jaguar, Maserati, Maybach, Sprinter and smart sales and service provider; Baker Motor Company of Mt. Pleasant, SC offering the finest in pre-owned vehicles; and Baker Buick GMC Cadillac in Charleston, SC. For more information on Tommy Baker or Baker Motor Company, visit www.bakermotorcompany.com or call (843) 852-4000.