The world has turned upside down: the new Cadillac Escalade has become an electric car with a power reserve of 725 km (video)

The Cadillac Escalade IQ electric car is very richly equipped and the interior is trimmed with expensive leather. The 760-horsepower unit allows you to accelerate to 100 km / h in less than 5 seconds.

The new Cadillac Escalade IQ is introduced in the USA. The iconic premium large SUV becomes an electric vehicle for the first time. Details of the model appeared on the official website of General Motors.

The electric car Cadillac Escalade IQ will not replace the gasoline model, but will be produced in parallel. It will go on sale for around $130,000 starting in summer 2024, meaning its rivals will be Tesla Model X, Rivian R1S and top versions of the Mercedes EQS SUV.

Design Cadillac Escalade IQ 2024

The new Cadillac Escalade IQ is more aerodynamic than the petrol model, but still recognizable. It retains its monumental faceted design with its tall, high hood, but at the same time the C-pillars have been given an increased slope.

Instead of the radiator grille, a plug with diode lighting is installed. Typical for Cadillac are headlights and lanterns with thin diodes, and the rear optics are made “twofold”.

Like all General Motors electric vehicles, the Cadillac SUV is built on the Ultium platform. Its close relative is the electric Hummer. The newcomer is close in size to the extended Cadillac Escalade ESV.

Dimensions Cadillac Escalade IQ:

  • length – 5697 mm;
  • width – 2389 mm;
  • height – 1934 mm;
  • wheelbase – 3460 mm.

Saloon and equipment Cadillac Escalade IQ 2024

The interior is a combination of leather, wood and aluminum. A large screen that stretches across the entire front panel. There is also a separate touchscreen on the front panel and monitors for the rear passengers.

The selection will offer versions with 7 and 8 seats. There is a 670-liter trunk, even with all the seats in place. Its volume in a five-seater cabin configuration is 1958 liters, and for two – 3374 liters. There is also a 345-liter trunk at the front.

In the top version, the seats in the first two rows received electric drive, heating, ventilation and massage. Other options include 24-inch wheels, parking assist, surround view cameras, 36-speaker AKG acoustics and Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving.

Cadillac Escalade electric car, specifications

The new Cadillac Escalade IQ will be offered with all-wheel drive and two electric motors. They develop 690 hp in standard mode. With. and 835 N∙m, and in sport – 760 liters. With. and 1063 N∙m. So the electric car is more powerful than the best petrol Cadillac Escalade-V.

The massive SUV accelerates to 100 km/h in less than 5 seconds and can pull a 3.6-tonne trailer. The massive 200 kWh battery provides a range of 725 km and can be charged to 20% in just 10 minutes from a 350 kW station in fast mode. Bidirectional charging is also provided, meaning the vehicle can electrically power a variety of devices.

All Cadillac Escalade IQ received adaptive shock absorbers and air suspension with variable ground clearance. There are also steerable rear wheels with which the vehicle can move sideways, with a turning circle of only 12 m.

It is noteworthy that the new Cadillac Escalade IQ is not the most expensive electric car of the brand. The line includes the $340,000 flagship Celestiq.

Moreover Focus He reported that a cheap electric car from General Motors broke sales records.

Source: Focus


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