Cadillac is going head-to-head with the best of Europe's small executives when its BLS arrives in early April.
There are three engine options, including Caddy's first-ever diesel model.
The 1.9-litre turbodiesel has 150bhp and the choice of either six-speed manual or automatic gearboxes.
A 175bhp, 2.0-litre petrol and 2.8 V6 with 255bhp are also on offer.
Three trim levels are available and all BLS models will come with air-conditioning, cruise control and six airbags.
Prices for the BLS range start at £19,950 when it goes on sale in the UK on April 8.