Cadillac set for Lyriqal performance
Cadillac pulled the sheet off another concept version of the Lyriq, supposedly representing around 80%of the finished product. The company also announced a range target of over 300 miles using General Motors’ new modular battery setup, and it will be capable of 150 kilowatt fastcharging. It will Level 2 charge at a rate up to 19 kilowatts. It’ll be available in rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, and be more targeted for street performance.
“The LYRIQ represents the next iteration of the iconic brand’s styling, enabled by electrification, as only Cadillac can express,” said Andrew Smith, executive director, Global Cadillac Design. “Inside and out, LYRIQ is a thoughtful integration of design and technology and is intended to make every drive an occasion.”
When it goes on sale in 2022, it will also offer the latest generation of Cadillac’s Super Cruise driver assistance system. The updated system is able to assist the driver in performing newmanoeuvres such as lane changes. Inside, the Lyriq gets a curved 33 inch LED display that stretches to show the driver display information as well as the infotainment features. In front of the driver is also an ‘augmented reality’ heads-up display that uses two planes instead of one, to project images onto the road ahead as if they were in 3D space. As for mechanism and specifics, Cadillac hasn’t yet released any info about any performance clues.