Cadillac Lyriq prototype

The manufacturing will begin inside 12 months.

Cadillac has began highway testing of pre-production prototypes of the upcoming all-electric Lyriq mannequin that’s scheduled to enter manufacturing within the first quarter of 2022.

Mahmoud Samara (Cadillac’s Vice President, North America Gross sales, Service & Advertising) has shared a picture of a camouflaged prototype at Common Motors’ testing amenities in Michigan.

The presence of camouflage is a transparent signal that the ultimate product will look totally different than the model unveiled a yr in the past, which is definitely optimistic information (a minimum of a few of us wish to see a couple of modifications to the very particular design).

Anyway, about 12-months forward of manufacturing, the Ultium-based all-new and first all-electric luxurious crossover/SUV from Cadillac is taking up its remaining form.

“Now with prototypes on the bottom, our unimaginable engineering staff is tough at work high-quality tuning LYRIQ to finally ship a really extraordinary SUV. One which vegetation the cornerstone for Cadillac’s all-electric future.

LYRIQ is setting the usual for the way forward for Cadillac and I can’t wait to share much more thrilling information quickly.”

The manufacturing of the automotive will happen at GM’s Spring Hill plant in Tennessee.

The specs of the Cadillac Lyriq will not be but confirmed, however we will assume that it is going to be fairly robust. The preliminary numbers are already just like the Ford Mustang Mach-E (vary of 300+ miles, battery capability of round 100 kWh and peak charging energy of as much as about 150 kW).

Cadillac Lyriq specs (preliminary):

  • past 300 miles (483 km) of vary, “primarily based on inside testing”
  • 100 kWh Ultium battery
    Ultium Cells (GM-LG Chem) batteries, NCMA (nickel-cobalt-manganese-aluminum) chemistry, flat pouch cells
  • rear-wheel drive (commonplace)
    all-wheel drive (efficiency choice)
  • AC charging as much as 19 kW
  • DC quick charging as much as 150 kW

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