Cadillac unveils Optiq EV compact crossover, to be introduced in 2024

Cadillac has unveiled plans for its newest forthcoming electrical car (EV), the Optiq EV, which it says it can formally divulge to the general public in 2024 alongside pricing and different particulars.

On Friday, the Normal Motors (GM) subsidiary mentioned it plans to disclose the 2025 Optiq EV compact crossover subsequent 12 months, and it seems to be barely smaller than the at the moment out there Lyriq EV, in accordance with a press release (through Automotive News). The pictures Cadillac shared of the Optiq EV make it look roughly the identical measurement because the automaker’s XT4, the model’s most reasonably priced and smallest fuel car.

Cadillac mentioned that it plans to launch pricing and options upon the Optiq EV’s official reveal subsequent 12 months, and the car is predicted to hit auto markets in North America, China and Europe.

“Optiq’s spirited driving dynamics are designed to attraction to international luxurious prospects,” Cadillac mentioned upon sharing photos of the car.

You may see the photographs Cadillac shared for the Optiq EV beneath, as depicted in what the corporate calls Monarch Orange.

Credit score: Cadillac

Credit score: Cadillac

The Optiq EV comes as Cadillac’s newest, forward of plans to characteristic an all-electric lineup by 2030, and the corporate offered 5,334 Lyriq EV models from January to September for a 36 p.c improve from 2022. The Lyriq’s trim choices have MSRPs beginning at $58,590, in accordance with Cadillac’s website, and the corporate’s all-wheel- and rear-wheel-drive choices supply 307 and 314 miles of vary, respectively.

Cadillac introduced it was electrifying the Escalade earlier this 12 months, and the automaker plans to enter manufacturing with the $340,000 Celestiq luxurious EV in December. The information got here after former Cadillac international VP and present North America unit president Rory Harvey mentioned final 12 months that the model deliberate to debut three EVs in 2023 that will enter manufacturing in 2024.

So far, the corporate has unveiled the Escalade EV and the Optiq EV this 12 months, after the Celestiq was first unveiled final 12 months.

GM says the Cadillac Celestiq shall be constructed at $81M tech middle

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Cadillac unveils Optiq EV compact crossover, to be introduced in 2024