02/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Cadillac SRX Crossover: GM Introduces New Look

General Motors Corp., on a mission to expand its lineup to include more fuel-efficient offerings, will introduce a new Cadillac crossover at the Detroit auto show next week. It replaces the SRX model, first launched in 2004.

To help compete with better-selling rivals like Toyota Motor Corp.'s Lexus RX, Honda Motor Co.'s Acura MDX and BMW AG's X3 and X5, the SRX's designers incorporated elements from other Cadillac models. The new SRX looks faster than its boxy predecessor, with a curving roofline and a more rounded nose that still retains an aggressive look.

The crossover, which melds the characteristics of a car and an SUV, will be powered by a six-cylinder engine new to the brand.

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