2018-2019 Cadillac ELR – recipe hybrid luxury coupe the American

GM luxury division, 2018-2019 Cadillac dealership on the podium in in Detroit presented a luxury coupe the ELR 2018-2019 Cadillac model year. The Detroit Auto Show is the main venue for the premiere in the Russian official deliveries of new products of the American auto industry 2018-2019 Cadillac ELR are not planned.
Representatives of the American 2018-2019 Cadillac proudly say that the new 2018-2019 Cadillac ELR is the quintessence of design and technical potential of the company.
As part of a short review we will try to understand in detail the design of the exterior and interior of the hybrid news, dimensions, specifications and equipment levels.


Another novelty of the Detroit Motor Show :
Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray
BMW 4-Series
BMW Z4 Roadster

Outside coupe really turned a bright, athletic and charismatic. Every detail of the body of the car demonstrates energy gathered in one big bunch – the car body. The vertical front and rear lights – with full LED stuffing, huge 20-inch alloy wheels with low-profile tires 245/35 R20, rapidly rising window-sill line, compact side windows, original camouflaged door handles, chopped form are combined with smooth lines and a masterpiece dome roof.

The hybrid vehicle seems visually more of its compact coupe for the US, because of the size of both exaggerated and embossed surfaces of the body, the vertical arrangement of lighting, huge wheels and a powerful front and rear bumpers.

  • External dimensions 2018-2019 Cadillac ELR are: 4724 mm in length, 1847mm in width, 1,420 mm in height, 2965 mm wheelbase, 125 mm ground clearance (clearance).


No matter how trying the American designers and experts responsible for the aerodynamics of the car to achieve record low resistance to air flow rates, they did not succeed. As many as 0,305 Cx, whereas in advanced German hybrid Volkswagen XL 1 – 0,189 Cx, while the roadster Mercedes-Benz SLK 3rd generation , depending on the version of 0,30-0,32 Cx.

Interior of the four-car (all seats separate) meets premium finishing materials (leather, suede, wood, carbon fiber) and a rich filling of comfort functions. Already in the base coupe will be equipped with 8-inch touch screen (navigation, rearview camera, information about the work of the power plant), an advanced music from Bose with 10-Tew speakers, adaptive cruise control, climate control, systems monitoring the blind zones and lane, the system prevents collision and a host of other chips.

The driver with the virtual instrument panel, multifunction steering wheel not large diameter, slightly expanded in the direction of the center console of the pilot. High tunnel separates the driver and passenger, low landing – a feather in a row.

All attributes of a sports car, so only the chair is practically devoid of lateral support rollers, hinting at the car’s quiet disposition. Convenience and comfort of the rear passengers prevents high tunnel, which runs through the entire interior, hidden in its depths batteries weighing 198 kg. Reserve space in the back row are not limited to only the tunnel, sitting propped up behind the tops of the ceiling, legroom is in short supply.

Specifications: under the hood 2018-2019 Cadillac ELR sample -, the hybrid installation will be located, which are based on the Chevrolet Volt (two electric motor, lithium-ion batteries, the petrol 1.4-liter engine). The total output of the tandem of the internal combustion engine and electric motor – 207 forces. Only on the left elektrotopliva coupe can travel up to 55 km, and then turn on the gasoline engine-generator, and then call from home can be more than 480 kilometers. Charging the batteries with a capacity of 16.5 kW / h takes 4.5 hours from the home network (220-240).
Start petrol engine is possible and when fully charged the batteries, for example when driving on a suburban road leaving the electric fuel for urban environments.

  • Hybrid Coupe is capable of accelerating to 100 mph in 8 seconds, top speed of 160 mph.

In addition to advanced power plant with a new 2018-2019 Cadillac ELR established excellent chassis with sports settings of the Opel Astra GTC. Front suspension Independent on racks Hiper Strut with separately mounted swivel, rear semi-dependent beam with and Watt’s linkage. To all add electronically controlled shock absorbers (Continuous Damping Control), Brake Energy Regeneration system and even a generator engine noise, simulating the operation of the internal combustion engine when driving in electric mode.

Here is such a hybrid from the Americans – an attractive, bright, with advanced technical stuffing and rich interior.
Start of sales of the new coupe 2018-2019 Cadillac ELR in the US is scheduled for early . According to preliminary information for those wishing to buy a car the price of the new American 2018-2019 Cadillac ELR coupe with a hybrid power plant will be at least 60,000 US dollars.