Cadillac Lyriq electric crossover prototype spotted on tests for the first time

Cadillac Lyriq electric crossover prototype spotted on tests for the first time

April 5, 2021 0 By autotimesnews

The journalists published a photo with a camouflaged prototype of the electric Cadillac Lyriq. The car, whose body is covered with camouflage film, is quite similar to the previously shown Cadillac Lyriq concept.

Cadillac vice president of sales, service and marketing for North America, Mahmoud Samara, said the Cadillac Lyriq is being pre-tested at the General Motors test facility in Michigan. The premium electric crossover will go into production in the first quarter of 2022.

I must say that both the captured prototype of the novelty and its conceptual version (pictured below) are very similar to each other. The uprights look a little thicker. The rear wheel arch doesn’t bump that hard into the tailgate on the camouflaged car.

When Cadillac released the open images of the Lyriq, it said the vehicle pictured was 85 percent complete. So the small changes seen on this prototype are still there.

The Lyriq is built on a new modular electrical platform and uses GM Ultium batteries. Buyers can choose between a standard RWD setup or an available AWD setup. Power options for these motors are not yet available. The crossover is equipped with a 100 kWh battery, which provides a cruising range of about 482.8 km.

Inside, the Lyriq features a massive 33.0-inch glass panel with three screens that run from the left edge of the dash to the center of the cabin. It combines the functions of an instrument panel and an infotainment system. Customers can also get technical aids such as augmented reality head-up display and Super Cruise driving assistance.

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