Outside of spotting an exotic supercar, the Escalade is the most ostentatious new vehicle on the road today. Its gargantuan size dominated by an aggressive grille can’t be mistaken nor ignored. See one coming and chances are you can construct an accurate portrayal of the driver – nouveau riche, flamboyant, politically pugnacious. But what to do when another Escalade shows up in the presto community? When simply keeping up with the Joneses isn’t cutting it you mock their bourgeois Escalade with a freshly minted Escalade-V, providing at least $40,000 worth of separation and a built-in V8 alarm clock.