Cadillac Will Launch The All-Electrical Escalade IQ Later This 12 months

Since Cadillac first launched the Escalade in 1999, the super-sized, super-luxurious SUV has turn into a cultural icon. It’s been name-dropped in over 200 hip-hop tracks, and it’s appeared in movies and TV from The Matrix to The Sopranos. Now, it’s heading into a brand new realm — one which’s totally electrical. Earlier immediately, Normal Motors introduced that the primary all-electric Escalade would launch “later this yr.”

Dubbed the Escalade IQ, the brand new mannequin would be the third EV in Cadillac’s lineup, becoming a member of the Celestiq (a luxurious sedan) and the Lyriq (a mid-sized SUV). Particulars on the automotive’s design and options are sparse — Normal Motors’ announcement was a sparse two paragraphs and solely included a single picture — however it’ll possible use GM’s Ultium battery tech. The brand new car ought to be obtainable in a duo of sizes as nicely, with Cadillac trademarking each “Escalade IQ” and “Escalade IQL” (prolonged wheelbase) in 2021.

It’s additionally possible to imagine that the brand new Escalade IQ be part of Cadillac’s 2024 lineup: Cadillac VP Rory Harvey stated that the corporate would unveil three new EVs over the course of 2023, and that each one three can be arriving as a part of the identical mannequin yr in feedback to Automobile and Driver again in February.

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Originally posted 2023-05-22 19:57:42.