2014 Cadillac ELR

The ELR comes in the midst of a Cadillac renaissance that is bringing new models to the vehicle line at a rapid pace. In 2012, the XTS and ATS sedans were released. Updates to the CTS, SRX and Escalade lines will begin in 2014 and a smaller crossover is also being planned, Production of the Cadillac ELR is expected to start late in 2013 at its Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant. That facility builds the Chevrolet Volt as well as the Holden Volt and Opel Ampera. At present, GM is sending its EV to 21 countries with the Cadillac ELR slated to debut in North America first with a roll out to Europe, China and elsewhere starting in 2014.

Vehicle electrification has arrived at Cadillac and the model that gets this 21st century technology is an elegant, sport coupe dubbed ELR. ELR stands for extended luxury range or what was once the Converj Concept. The 2014 Cadillac ELR is based on the same platform underpinning the Chevrolet Volt, but has its own body and an updated version of the Volt power train.