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Cadillac ELR Electric Cars


Recharge the battery at to take you an estimated 35 miles on the four-cylinder gas engine provides once the battery runs no range anxiety; eight-year, battery warranty and 207 total

The quick-and-dirty description of the ELR is that it s s version of the Chevrolet Volt, a example of GM s advanced electric But this isn t a case of the company to put Cadillac lipstick on a Chevrolet. Far it. While under the skin, s a lot of commonality between the ELR and the Volt, are wholly different products to very different audiences.

As of this writing, Cadillac has not the price, but the buzz in the automotive is somewhere between $55,000 and which makes it substantially than the Volt, of course. The ELR goes way beyond simply an electric platform and competent which are the Volt s two main to fame. The ELR was actually designed to be a car a superstar that show s s design and technology capabilities. So s so great about the ELR?

In a word, style. The Volt had to four people in reasonable and fit strict price constraints, of which was much of a factor in the The ELR is essentially a production version of the Concept, which was the star of the Detroit auto show.

As the dramatic angularity of the Converj was maintained. More importantly, GM seems to have gotten the that the interior is the last you want to cut corners and not the first. On the there are two available interior including an optional Opus leather seating package.

Real wood trim is featured, along with carbon fiber. For tech there are eight-inch configurable and driver information displays, four configurations ranging elegantly simple to technologically information, according to Cadillac. the skin, the ELR is powered by a 154-horsepower motor (207 total horsepower), which also out 295-pound-feet of torque, right a standstill.

That s up from the s 149/273 numbers. The ELR is expected to to 60 mph (96 km-h) from zero in 8.0 seconds, which is a full quicker than the Volt. The ELR has a on electric-only power of about 35 which is a bit less than the s, and has a range of more than 300 when the gasoline 1.4-liter engine cuts in to act as an electric When you re done for they just plug it in at home for the and repeat.

A full recharge of the ELR s battery about 4.5 hours, depending on temperature, with a 240-volt source.

Base price destination): $60,000 (est.)

Two-door luxury coupe

engine (hp): 154-horsepower motor plus 84-horsepower DOHC gasoline generator total system output of 207

Layout: Front-engine, front-wheel-drive

Single-speed controller

MPG (city/hwy): 95 mpg in all-electric mode (est.); 35 mpg gas (est.); 60 mpg combined (est.)

Front airbags; front-knee side-impact airbags; side-curtain anti-lock brakes; traction stability control

Weight (lb.): 4,070


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