DETROIT – Cadillac is diving into the world of electric cars with its debut of the LYRIQ show car, a full electric luxury crossover vehicle.
“Led by LYRIQ, Cadillac will redefine American luxury over the next decade with a new portfolio of transformative EVs,” said Steve Carlisle, executive vice president and president, GM North America. “We will deliver experiences that engage the senses, anticipate desires and enable our customers to go on extraordinary journeys.”
The LYRIQ is based on General Motor’s next-generation, modular electric vehicle platform and driven by the Ultium propulsion system
Cadillac said the LYRIQ was designed to offer beyond 300 miles of range on a full charge, based on internal testing.
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The car will have DC fast charging rates over 150 kilowatts and Level 2 charging rates up to 19 kW2. It will also have rear-wheel drive and performance all-wheel drive configurations