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UFC Fighter Conor McGregor Shows Off His 2016 Cadillac Escalade

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It only seems fitting that somebody as brash and audacious as UFC star Conor McGregor would drive an equally bold vehicle to go along with that big personality, with that vehicle being a 2016 Cadillac Escalade, which the fighter recently shared a picture of via his official Instagram account.

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My new addition to the fleet. The Franklin.

A photo posted by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on

As you can see in the caption accompanying the photo, McGregor has already nicknamed his new Escalade, “The Franklin.”

The 2016 Cadillac Escalade comes standard with a 6.2-liter V8 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission, which combine to produce 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. The 4WD Escalade is capable of accelerating from 0-to-60 mph in just 5.96 seconds.

New features for the 2016 model year include lane keep assist, Apple CarPlay compatibility, and the addition of five new exterior color options.

Furthermore, the 2016 Cadillac Escalade comes with respectable fuel efficiency for a large SUV, as it is capable of up to 15 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.

McGregor is currently the No. 1 ranked featherweight in the official UFC rankings and he is scheduled to fight José Aldo for the undisputed UFC Featherweight Championship on December 12th in Las Vegas.

It could be argued that McGregor is the most popular male fighter currently competing in the UFC, with female fighter Ronda Rousey being the sport’s most recognizable figure.

Other cars included in McGregor’s growing collection are a Range Rover and BMW i9, but if he wins his December fight against Aldo, would you be surprised if he didn’t treat himself to another fancy new vehicle?

Can’t Get Enough Cadillac? Check out this model overview for the 2015 Cadillac Escalade

News Source: Instagram via GM Authority