When it comes to the Cadillac Celestiq flagship EV, four seems to be the magic number.
For the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Cadillac confirmed some details of the upcoming electric sedan, including all-wheel drive, four-wheel steering, and a four-quadrant glass ro of.
The roof is made from suspended-particle-device smart glass, allowing each of the four occupants (the Celestiq won’t have a middle rear seat) to set the level of transparency for their quadrant, a Cadillac press release said.
Cadillac also said the Celestiq will have a “pillar-to-pillar freeform display” for the driver and front passenger, with individual screens for both passengers. Additional screen between the seats in the first and second rows “will separate individualized comfort settings from entertainment displays,” the automaker said, implying that these screens will be used for controlling different features.
The Celestiq is one of numerous electric cars based on General Motors’ Ultium
The same basic platform will be used for the Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV, which is expected to arrive before the Celestiq, in 2022. At least one more electric Cadillac—a larger SUV inspired by the Escalade—is planned by the middle of the decade, with more likely on the way.
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Cadillac has been declared the standard bearer for GM’s electrification efforts, and will sell mostly electric vehicles by 2030, the automaker has said. A November Automotive News