Normal Motors simply revealed the brand new Cadillac Cryptiq, an all-electric hearse primarily based on the Cadillac Lyriq crossover.

President of Cadillac, Cleve Sarlisle, commented on the debut. “With its easy and silent all-electric powertrain, in addition to dignified styling primarily based on the Cadillac Lyriq crossover, the Cadillac Cryptiq is the proper selection for ushering a liked one to their remaining resting place in a somber, emission-free method.”

“And with greater than 300 miles of vary, there’s no likelihood the Cryptiq will die on you, so to talk,” Sarlisle added.

Whereas mechanically equivalent to the Cadillac Lyriq, the brand new Cryptiq is outfitted with a variety of modifications to assist it accommodate a casket, together with the elimination of the rear bench seat and a entrance passenger seat that folds down. The car flooring additionally comes with a particular mount that helps to carry the casket in place, then releases when the dearly departed has arrived for burial.

A set of curtains is positioned alongside the rear home windows, which may be drawn for larger privateness, or opened for viewing of the coffin.

Outdoors, the Cadillac Cryptiq comes with LED landau bars alongside the rear pillars, offering the suitable search for a hearse, however with a contact of modernity. The Cryptiq additionally contains low-rolling-resistance white wall tires, including additional effectivity with out skimping on the fashion. Lastly, the onboard Tremendous Cruise semi-autonomous driver help system will make sure that whoever is behind the wheel will lead mourners to the proper cemetery on time and with out incident.

“Loss of life is simply one other a part of life,” Sarlisle stated through the Cryptiq debut. “However that doesn’t imply we will’t be sensible about how we honor the deceased. That’s why we constructed the Cryptiq, an all-electric hearse that ensures that the one combustion concerned is on the crematorium.”

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