The United States discovers its new benchmark electric cara car that will also be the most luxurious and technological model that has ever carried the seal made in USA. In this way the New Cadillac Celestiq not only does it become the direct rival of electric cars like the Mercedes EQS or the BMW i7, but it also aims even higher looking for reposition Cadillac as a direct competitor to Rolls-Royce and Bentley.
Cadillac is ready to go all out with the launch of the Celestiq. We are talking about the new flagship of the American manufacturer, a car that has been built on General Motors’ Ultium platformbut that has a totally own approach and design that combines saloon and family car features, aiming to offer a new concept of luxury car.
Without having announced the specifications of its body yet, the Cadillac Celestiq is a large car that will exceed 5 meters and will have a spacious cabin to accommodate four occupants. In fact, one of the main objectives of this Celestiq is to offer the maximum level of comfort to each and every one of the occupants it can carry, which is why everything has been designed in quadruple: infotainment, air conditioning, settings, lighting, etc.
Cadillac wants to recover part of its essence in the past, making the new Celestiq the highest benchmark in its category in terms of comfort and insulation. To achieve this, a new adaptive air suspension system, active stabilizers, four-wheel steering, all-wheel drive, etc. have been used. Add to that the presence of the latest generation of the Ultra Cruise autonomous driving system, a glass roof capable of offering up to 4 independent opacity adjustment zonesa sound system with 1,000 watts and 41 speakers, or the use of up to 5 integrated screens with a dashboard capable of reaching 55″.
Once we look at the motor section, the Cadillac Celestiq makes use of a double electric motor scheme, with one motor on each axis, developing a maximum power of 608 hp and 867 Nm. These motors are powered by a lithium-ion battery with 111 kWhallowing the Celestiq to offer a autonomy of up to 483 km under the EPA approval cycle, stricter than the European WLTP. For recharging, the Celestiq will be compatible with powers of up to 200 kW.
In terms of marketing, Cadillac is already accepting orders for the Celestiq, however the sales process will be vastly different from the rest of the models in the range. To get started, the purchase price of the Celestiq will be around $300,000, which is already a clear indication of its ambitious aspirations. In exchange, the acquisition of a Celestiq promises to be a very exclusive experience where the customer will have individual attention, infinite possibilities at the level of customization with access even to unique designs thanks to 3D printing and a long list of exclusive services to through your personal assistance program.
In fact, Cadillac has also communicated that it does not intend to manufacture a large number of Celestiq, since it has set a target of 500 cars a year to meet demand from the US, Chinese and Middle Eastern markets. This brand is not accidental, because Cadillac intends to take special care of each unit that is manufacturedmaking possible any request made by your customers at the personalization level.