The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq is a midsize electric crossover that will be Cadillac’s first luxury electric vehicle. It will offer sharp styling and a modern cabin, with a driving range of more than 300 miles.
The new Cadillac Lyriq will feature seating for five and a center console that divides the two front seats; and a rear bench seat with a touchscreen for the rear seat passengers. The cabin is spacious for passengers to be comfortable, with plenty of legroom. The Lyriq has new vertical signature lighting and transparent crystal black pseudo grille motif with pinstriping and the Cadillac crest that lights up. There will be four choices of trims: Luxury, Premium Luxury, Sport, and Platinum; with a starting price of $59,995 for the Luxury and ranges to an estimated $90,000 for the Platinum.
The Lyriq will come standard with an electric motor on the rear axle and rear-wheel drive. All-wheel drive will be optional, with a second motor added at the front. The rear-wheel drive model is said to produce 340 horsepower. Cadillac claims that the Lyriq will offer a battery with about 100-kWh worth of capacity, with a driving range of more than 300 miles per charge. DC fast charging capability will be standard, as well as using home power outlets with 19.2-kw Level 2 charging modules. With fast charging, the Lyriq can add about 76 miles of driving range in 10 minutes. The Lyrig will have a one pedal driving mode that relies on regenerative braking for most deceleration.
A 33.0-inch LED display with an array of colors and a 19-speaker AKG Studio audio system with headrest speakers will be in the interior of the 2023 Cadillac Lyrig. This will feature GM’s new android Automotive-based infotainment system that will display Google Play store for downloading apps, the Google Assistant[RP1] [RP2] and Google maps in the cluster directly in front of the driver. The Lyriq also offers available Super Cruise, GM’s highway hands-free driver-assistance technology with automated lane change capability. Key safety features will include automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, available lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist, and available adaptive cruise control with semi-autonomous driving mode.
Cadillac’s first ever electric luxury crossover will deliver a high-performance luxury experience in its new 2023 Lyriq. Drive in style and luxury, with enough power to compete with current forthcoming luxury electric vehicles. For a starting price tag under $60,000, this luxury electric crossover will surely catch your attention.