Cadillac Hybrid to Debut Next Month

Luxury American car manufacturer Cadillac has announced that they will unveil the ELR in the New Year, an extended-range electric vehicle.

The car will be based upon the Chevrolet Volt / Vauxhall Ampera which has already been released in the US and the UK respectively. The ELR however, will be a more luxurious offering, and instead of being a four door like the Chevrolet and Vauxhall versions, it will be a more stylish two door coupe.

Looks wise, all we have to go on are a silhouette of the car’s contour lines, and the knowledge that it will be based upon the Converj concept car, which was seen way back in 2009.

Converj concept car

The Volt/Ampera has a combination electric drive unit, and a hybrid engine-generator. It manages 0-60 in 8.7 seconds, which is unlikely to impress Cadillac buyers. A similar set up will be found in the ELR, but we may well see the ELR with a slightly more powerful unit, though nothing has been confirmed yet.

Used Cadillacs are extremely cheap to buy following poor sales in Europe, but a range of used cars are available at Exchange and Mart, which offer exceptional value.

Vauxhall Ampera

The five-door, four-seater Vauxhall Ampera is on schedule to go into production late next year. It carries the same design DNA as the new Astra and Car of the...

Chevrolet Volt

GM is investing more than $230 million in four greater Flint, Mich. plants to support production of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze and Volt.FLINT, Mich. - General...

Vauxhall Cascada

The new Vauxhall Cascada is a full-size convertible at just about 4.7 metres in length. Cascada is the first full-sized convertible engineered, designed, and produced...

Cadillac XLR will leave the market

GM will close its Cadillac XLR production, according to a information from the Bowling Green Daily News. Sharon Basel (GMcommunication manager) told the Bowling Green Daily News...

Cadillac CTS Coupe

Cadillac today unveiled the 2011 CTS Coupe, the latest and most dramatic of the brand's series of new designs to reach production. Slated to...

Chevrolet Bolt electric car concept

Chevrolet unveils an all-electric sedan in the form of a concept called Bolt at the 2015 Detroit auto show. Bolt represents Chevrolet’s vision of a future electric car at a good...

Add new comment