General Motors has started testing the first electric car it will market under the Cadillac brand on the road. Equipped with an Ultium Drive electric powertrain, the Lyriq will offer a range of 500 km.

American automotive giant General Motors started to test the first electric car it will market under the Cadillac brand on the roads. The prototype of the SUV model, dubbed the Cadillac Lyriq, is being tested at General Motors’ Michigan test site.

The Lyriq will enter the market as Cadillac’s first fully electric vehicle. The company made the following statements on the subject:

“Prototypes are ready, our incredible engineering team is working hard to fine-tune the Lyriq to create an outstanding SUV. It will be the cornerstone of Cadillac’s electric future.”

It will offer a range of 500 km
At the heart of the Cadillac Lyriq is the Ultium Drive electric powertrain. The vehicle, which will be equipped with a battery pack produced by the South Korean company LG Chem, will offer a range of close to 500 km on a single charge. Cadillac’s first electric car is expected to go on sale in 2022.

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