Cadillac Lyriq EV in RHD kind confirmed for Australia and NZ – ought to GM’s luxurious model enter Malaysia?

Cadillac Lyriq EV in RHD form confirmed for Australia and NZ – should GM’s luxury brand enter Malaysia?

As Cadillac makes its re-entry into the Australian and New Zealand markets, the Common Motors model will likely be doing so by the top of 2024 with the Lyriq electrical crossover, Automotive Skilled experiences.

Based on the Australian publication, the Lyriq will likely be made out there in right-hand-drive from the manufacturing facility, just like the Chevrolet Corvette, which implies it won’t require conversion from left-hand-drive kind to be used in RHD markets.

Just like the C8-generation Corvette, the RHD Lyriq will even be manufactured from a manufacturing facility in america, and within the case of the Lyriq, will probably be the Common Motors plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

There will likely be three shops, or Cadillac Expertise Centres from launch on this area, specifically in Melbourne and Sydney in Australia, and in Auckland, New Zealand. Extra places will comply with, together with extra new merchandise from the model, nevertheless the precise fashions have but to be confirmed by Cadillac executives, Automotive Skilled experiences.

Cadillac Lyriq EV in RHD form confirmed for Australia and NZ – should GM’s luxury brand enter Malaysia?

The report cites the model’s executives as having made a number of mentions of the model promoting in “unique volumes”, although Common Motors Australia and New Zealand managing director Jess Bala mentioned the model is “going to do extremely effectively [in the region],” including that Cadillac will attraction to luxurious automotive consumers who think about themselves trendsetters, the report mentioned.

Bala indicated that the Lyriq will compete in opposition to electrical SUVs from European producers such because the BMW iX, although Australian pricing of the Lyriq has not but to be confirmed.

First unveiled in August 2020, the manufacturing Cadillac Lyriq is predicated on Common Motors’ Ultium platform for EVs, packing a 100 kWh battery for 480 km of vary and could be recharged at as much as 190 kW DC. A rear-mounted motor outputs 340 hp and 440 Nm of torque, whereas a dual-motor AWD model outputs a GM-estimated 500 hp and 610 Nm.

In america, the Lyriq begins from US$58,590 (RM273,586), in accordance with the official Cadillac web site. What do you suppose, readers – would you welcome a Cadillac entry into the Malaysian market?

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