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Cadillac ELR Electric Cars

2014 Cadillac ELR at the 2013 Auto Show

GM has produced its car to use the extended-range hybrid powertrain introduced in the Chevrolet Volt, the front-wheel-drive EV system in a striking Cadillac luxury coupe. The ELR is a 2+2 of the Volt, but features a far more interior, a more sophisticated 20-inch wheels and a proprietary User Experience system.

The performance should be similar to the The ELR will have an approximate EV range before the 1.4-liter range-extending motor kicks in, more than 300 miles of range, but the coupe should a more entertaining driving as is befitting Cadillac s image.

The ELR is almost identical visually to the Cadillac Converj concept. all of its major styling elements and as well as setting a distinctive A vestigial chrome grille, doesn t actually let air flow it, is flanked by vertically stacked LED and Cadillac s signature light Those headlights extend the front fenders and create a line that sweeps up the sides, culminating in some haunches and vertical LED taillamps also extend into the Those fenders house wheels with specially Bridgestone low-rolling-resistance tires.

The rear end features a high with Cadillac s family lid trim, but the ELR is not a hatchback. A small opening in back lifts up to a 9-cubic-foot cargo space s big enough for golf bags or a rolling suitcase.

Despite the ELR longer and wider than the the lower roof and bigger mean the coupe has less room, including less hip and shoulder room than the Volt. The interior is far more with a dramatic angular panel, premium stitched dash and LED lighting everywhere.

A high center console between the front and rear housing the T-shaped lithium-ion pack. The center console is by the CUE multimedia system, which is with the rest of the Cadillac as well as the increasingly common controls for audio, climate and systems that are appearing in all new Leather seats are standard, and a leather seat option 20-way power adjustable Rear seats are small legroom suitable only for The gauges feature information and customization that goes the system seen in the Volt, artistic flair aimed at a sophisticated buyer.

A 10-speaker Bose audio with active noise is standard.

Cadillac ELR Electric Cars

The ELR uses virtually the powertrain as the Volt, an extended-range electric system powered by a kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery Motion is generated through an motor that Cadillac generates 207 system-level horsepower and produces a significant 295 pounds-feet of right from zero which is more than the Cadillac SRX crossover. Performance are yet to be determined, but the car is limited to a 100 mph top speed, like the Volt.

Recharging the ELR about 12 hours on a household outlet and drops to just four hours at a 240-volt 2) charging station.

The ELR s new regenerative braking system the driver to use paddle-style shifters to regenerative braking, simulating a in a manual transmission without the brake pedal.

A full of safety equipment is standard on the including antilock brakes, an stability system, a lane warning system, a blind warning system with cross-traffic alert and adaptive control. The ELR will also Cadillac s Safety Alert which will vibrate of the seat bottom in conjunction auditory safety warnings if

Cadillac hasn t yet announced ELR but the automaker says it ll begin at year s end.

Cadillac ELR Electric Cars


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