Concept cars are newly designed car models that a car brand aims to launch with other cars in the future, after getting some feedback on the model’s specifications and functionalities. They are not commercially available vehicles and tend to exude futuristic elements that may not be common among commercial vehicles.
Cadillac has launched the Cadillac Lyriq Show Car which will be an electric vehicle that exudes an impressive design. At first glance, the EV seems to be an amalgamation of vintage and modern aesthetics. It has pinstripes pattern of steel on the surface of the vehicle that give it an illusion of a vehicle in motion. Whereas the spokes of the wheels evoke architecture in motion with their gesture, and structure. The vehicle will deliver impressive performance and battery range, as the expected range on a full charge is 300 miles a day. This battery range will enable occupants to travel distances with ease.
Here is a detailed review of the expected design, performance, driver-assistance technologies of the Cadillac Lyriq:
Design of the Future Car Model
The Cadillac Lyriq has a sensual design appeal with a seamless blend of innovation that will leave onlookers impressed. The design has elements that give the vehicle a stylish appeal that will draw the attention of people. The modern electric vehicle will have a two-tone full glass roof with a slope structure that gives it a fast silhouette. The interior is also equipped with modern technology that will facilitate the occupants during their journey.
Exterior of Cadillac Lyriq
The silver metallic color palette for the exterior is homogenous front to end, with pinstripes patterns on the steel that gives the illusion of motion. The 23 inches spoke wheels gives the vehicle a dramatic and dominating presence. The front fascia has a stylish grille that meets with the Cadillac emblem in the center.
The sculpted proportions on the side of the vehicle give it a sleek modern look. At the rear, the taillight extends beyond it and gives the vehicle a unique and stylish look. The design aims to give off a lively feel with great detailing in the horizontal and vertical elements of the exterior that are in blended in harmony.
Interior of Cadillac Lyriq
The interior of the Cadillac Lyriq complements the modern and refined appeal of the exterior. The design exudes a calming feel with streamlined surfaces thanks to its textures, patterns, and structure that is illuminated in parts. There are Moon Glow aluminium accents and a driver-centric curved LED display that relays information. The LED display is comfortably within reach of the driver to better facilitate them.
The juniper-tinted matte finish of the leather in the interior will give off a luxury appeal. Inspired by the interplay of sunlight and leaves, the perforated patterns of the speaker emit both lights along with sound from each door.
Among the in-cabin technologies, there is a blend of purposeful technology including a rotary controller that is very easy to use. Moreover, the 33″ curved LED digital display is equipped with the ability to offer over a billion color system for reacting and recognizing desires.
The futuristic EV will also offer brilliant acoustics thanks to its AKG Studio 19-speaker audio system. The sound promised will be precise, clear, and give the ultimate studio experience. The speakers placed in the vehicle are installed to allow every passenger to enjoy the immersive audio experience. Moreover, the augmented reality head-up display employs two planes, one for speed and direction, the second for navigation and other important alerts.
Performance of the Cadillac Lyriq
The Cadillac Lyriq has a Rear-Wheel-Drive variant and an All-Wheel-Drive variant, that will offer impressive performance. The electric vehicle is expected to cover 300 miles in one charge, moreover, the † LYRIQ will offer Level 2 (AC) charge rates up to 19kW at-home and fast-charging rates up to 150 kW at public DC. The Ultium Propulsion system will elevate the vehicle’s performance to the next level. The Ultium is part of the structural elements of the body chassis and it distributes the bodyweight of the vehicle to a near 50/50. This lowers the center of gravity giving the EV a very responsive, spirited, and sporty drive.
Driver-Assistance Technologies in the Cadillac Lyriq
The Cadillac Lyriq promises driver-assistance technologies that make the electric vehicle compatible with the highway. The modern electric vehicle will have a Super Cruise feature that will allow drivers to glide through on the highways.
Price of the Cadillac Lyriq in the UAE
The Cadillac Lyriq checks all the boxes in terms of a promising option among new future cars. However, this is just the concept model, the final model may have some variations. Moreover, the price of the Cadillac Lyriq in the UAE is not available as the model is yet to be launched commercially.