GM flew us out to beautiful Park City Utah to review the Cadillac Lyric EV last week. It was our first hands-on drive of GM’s first mass-market Ultium drivetrain (with apologies to the 9,000 lb. gorilla in the room, niche HummerEV) vehicle. With Cadillac no longer releasing ICE vehicles and going full EV in just eight short years, it isn’t a stretch to say that the brand is betting the company on the success of its first EV. So, how’d it do?
Cadillac Lyriq Stories June 28
Cadillac Lyriq Stories May 16
Cadillac announced pricing and range for the Lyriq, an upcoming electric SUV coming this summer. It starts a little higher than originally announced at $62,990, but GM delivered on the range with up to 312 miles of EPA-rated range on a single charge. There’s also some eye candy for prospective customers below…
Cadillac Lyriq Stories March 21
We’ll start to find out the answer starting today as GM celebrates its first Ultium powered Cadillac Lyriq rolling off the assembly line in its sprawling Spring Hill, Tennessee complex.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories February 10
General Motor’s streak of newsworthy movements continues as we head into Super Bowl weekend. The American automaker has begun teasing this year’s big game commercial, which continues its “Everybody In” campaign to promote its EV lineup. This year however, GM’s “everybody” includes some familiar, villainous faces from the Austin Powers film franchise.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories February 3
Cadillac Lyriq Stories January 20
Following a turbulent 2021 in terms of EVs, General Motors is moving full-speed ahead in trying to make good on its promise to deliver 20 new electric models by 2023. According to GM’s President, its highly anticipated Cadillac Lyriq will be one of the first to arrive, as pre-production models have been assembled ahead of deliveries in “a few months.”
Cadillac Lyriq Stories November 22, 2021
GM has released a rare update on the Cadillac Lyriq, a highly anticipated, upcoming all-electric SUV based on the Ultium platform.
The automaker says that the vehicle program is reaching final steps before production, and it released new video footage of the latest Lyriq prototype.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories September 23, 2021
Cadillac Lyriq Stories September 18, 2021
Cadillac opened reservations for their upcoming 2023 Lyriq electric vehicle at 1 p.m. today, and, in a completely unsurprising turn for our readers, the car sold out almost immediately. By 1:19 p.m., Cadillac stated that all 2023 Lyriq “Debut Edition” vehicles had been reserved.
Other 2023 model year Lyriq trim levels will still be available, but so far, Debut Edition reservations are the only ones that have opened (and 19 minutes later, closed).
Cadillac Lyriq Stories August 17, 2021
Cadillac Lyriq Stories August 9, 2021
GM has confirmed that it will start taking reservations for its upcoming Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV on September 18.
The vehicle will start at $58,795.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories April 21, 2021
GM has unveiled today the production version of Cadillac Lyriq, the first GM vehicle with the Ultium battery tehnology.
The vehicle retained the eye-catching design of the original prototype and comes with more than decent specs.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories April 2, 2021
An executive for Cadillac revealed the Lyriq today and announced that prototypes of the Lyriq had begun hitting roads. The Lyriq will be the first all-electric SUV to debut for the Cadillac brand, and these prototypes are one step closer to its full production next year.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories January 7, 2021
Cadillac has unveiled the Lyriq electric crossover’s infotainment system as automakers are placing a bigger emphasis on the user experience to help compete with Tesla.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories October 20, 2020
GM announced today that it is investing $2 billion to produce electric vehicles at its factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.
The updated factory will produce the Cadillac LYRIQ electric SUV, among other electric vehicles.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories October 19, 2020
Augmented reality display technology is growing by leaps and bounds and has already been incorporated into the developer side of building autonomous vehicles.
But now, with the Cadillac Lyriq, GM’s upcoming next-gen electric SUV, we’re likely to see a user augmented reality display technology for mainstream users…
Cadillac Lyriq Stories August 12, 2020
After unveiling the Cadillac Lyriq, GM’s first next-gen electric vehicle, last week, the automaker has now confirmed that the electric SUV is going to start at less than $60,000.
That’s a surprisingly low price for the premium SUV.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories August 6, 2020
Cadillac took the wraps off its Lyriq EV this evening. In a digital event, GM’s luxury brand revealed a striking and ultra-luxurious crossover EV. It’s still a “show car,” although the company says it’s about 80% toward production. The Lyriq goes on sale in the US in late 2022.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories July 31, 2020
General Motors and EVgo announced today that they plan to add more than 2,700 new fast chargers at grocery stores, retail outlets, and entertainment centers in 40 metropolitan areas. The project, which will take five years to complete, is an effort to convince renters and condo dwellers that EVs are practical. The message is to fast-charge in a half-hour while you’re completing errands.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories July 20, 2020
Large dashboard displays have become synonymous with electric vehicles. We spoke with Bill Thompson, the senior design manager for UI at General Motors, about how the Cadillac Lyriq’s display will signal how the company handles digital dashboards for all its upcoming EVs. GM shared the first photo of the Lyriq’s screen, revealing a single 33-inch piece of curved glass in front of the driver.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories June 25, 2020
A couple of weeks ago, GM CEO Barra promised that the canceled GMC Hummer EV and Cadillac Lyriq unveilings would happen “in the not too distant future.” The date for the first of those two events was announced today: the virtual debut of the Lyriq will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 7 p.m. ET. It will be broadcast on the Cadillac media website.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories June 15, 2020
Mary Barra, the chief executive of General Motors, took questions from car journalists today during a virtual “fireside chat,” held by the Automotive Press Association. Even though the writers represented mainstream auto outlets, many of the questions focused on GM’s EV plans.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories June 11, 2020
Automobile magazine interviewed Cadillac design director Brian Smith about the style of the luxury brand’s upcoming EV portfolio. The 2016 Escala concept provides the best glimpse of the visual design for the Lyriq and Celestiq electric models.
Cadillac Lyriq Stories May 1, 2020
In November, Ken Morris, who has been with GM for 31 years, was named vice-president for electric and autonomous vehicles. It’s hard to imagine how he could be more gung-ho on EVs. In interviews over the past few months, he repeatedly states that GM (and the world) will soon hit an inflection point for electric propulsion. He told Automobile magazine last week that GM will be all-electric “sooner than people would think.”
Cadillac Lyriq Stories March 4, 2020
GM has released more details today about what is now called the ‘Cadillac Lyriq’, GM’s first next-gen electric SUV built on its new modular EV platform. expand full story