The official-looking teaser shots – posted online via photo sharing website Flickr but not from an affiliated Cadillac or General Motors account – show the midsize Cadillac CTS’s front and rear ends, front end profile and interior door trim.
An aggressively sculptured bonnet sits above vertical LED lights that flow up from the bumper and join the headlight assembly before both then extend deep into the front quarter panels.
At the rear, an illuminated LED strip is integrated into the deck lid spoiler while the tail-lights feature LED blades topped with the Cadillac script etched into the cluster.
Inside, the midsize luxury sedan gains wood panelling, chrome highlights and a mix of suede and stitched leather.
The teaser images follow GM’s announcement last week of the new CTS’s 313kW/583Nm twin-turbocharged 3.6-litre V6 powerplant and eight-speed automatic transmission.
The Cadillac CTS is due to go on sale in late 2013, following its unveiling at the New York auto show, which kicks off on March 27.