Cadillac has disclosed pricing details for the 2014 ELR which starts at a steep $75,995, taking into consideration the $995 destination charges. This price tag does not include possible government rebates which can go all the way up to $7,500. Scheduled for a January 2014 market release, the ELR will be a whopping $41,000 more expensive than the 2014 Chevrolet Volt. It will come with LED headlights and taillights, as well as the firm’s CUE infotainment system. It will also boast several safety features like Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert and Safety Alert Seat.
The 2014 Cadillac ELR boasts an electric motor capable of generating 207 bhp and an instant torque of 295 lb-ft. It works together with a lithium-ion battery pack that has a capacity of 16.5 kWh that when it runs low is recharged via a 1.4-liter gasoline engine. Cadillac says the ELR has a combined range in excess of 300 miles (480 km) while in electric mode it will do around 35 miles (56 km).