Cadillac confirmed in the present day that the primary all-electric Escalade will arrive “later this yr.” Nonetheless, the automaker didn’t reveal any particulars in regards to the Escalade IQ, a reputation first trademarked in 2021. The brand new mannequin’s “IQ” branding aligns with the Celestiq luxurious sedan and Lyriq mid-sized SUV.
Earlier this yr, Cadillac VP Rory Harvey mentioned the corporate would reveal three new EVs in 2023. Should you add that to the corporate’s earlier feedback to Automotive and Driver, stating all three will arrive for a similar mannequin yr, we are able to assume the Escalade IQ shall be a 2024 mannequin. It’s also anticipated to make use of GM’s Ultium battery tech.
We’ll have to attend till later this yr to be taught extra in regards to the first Escalade EV. However as for its mid-sized counterpart, Engadget’s Roberto Baldwin discovered the Lyriq ($60,000 and up with over 300 miles of vary) to have “the match and end you’d anticipate” from Cadillac with “a sophisticated trip and nearly eerily quiet inside.”