From Spring Street Studios, the home of NY Fashion Week, Cadillac unveiled the first-ever all-electric 2025 ESCALADE IQ. One look tells you the new ESCALADE ID is pure fire, representing a new way of thinking about the luxury full-size experience, complete with an estimated range of 450 miles. This driving experience, like no other, begins with the curved pillar-to-pillar 55-inch total diagonal LED display, available Super Cruise® driver assistance technology, vehicle-to-home bidirectional charging technology with GM Energy’s available Ultium Home products, luxurious appointments with a bold interior and exterior design, no-compromise performance, and is complete with zero tailpipe emissions. Impressive 450-mile Range “ESCALADE IQ raises the standard just as the original Escalade redefined luxury a quarter-century ago,” said John Roth, vice president of Global Cadillac. “This reimagining of an icon marks the next step in Cadillac’s all-electric future. For more than 120 years, Cadillac’s innovative spirit has defined American luxury,” said Roth. “The ESCALADE IQ embodies this spirit in the most sophisticated form. One look at ESCALADE IQ’s design and its predecessors’ bold presence is recalled. Still, its dedicated EV architecture provided the design team with a blank-slate approach to its styling. The result is a reimagined yet familiar Escalade that makes a statement without compromises.
“Our intent for the ESCALADE IQ was to amplify the Escalade DNA with a distinctively premium profile and heroic stance while complementing the Cadillac EV showroom. With the pillar-to-pillar 55-inch-total-diagonal screen and available executive second-row seating, the ESCALADE IQ is another proud expression of Cadillac’s artful integration of leading innovation,” said Bryan Nesbitt, executive director of Global Cadillac Design. ESCALADE IQ’s new design pushed the wheels farther to the corners for a more powerful-looking and planted stance. The proportions speak to its presence and scale. Starting with a long, dynamic hood and ending with a faster-sloping roofline at the rear, all of which contribute to a sportier aesthetic.
The ESCALADE IQ’s sophistication derives from carefully and beautifully sculpted surfaces. The design team looked to create a dynamic balance between crispness and curvature. ESCALADE IQ’s side profile features flush side glass and a large glass roof that gives the appearance of seamless body lines, “We have added more sculpture to every surface,” said Jawook Koo, design manager, Cadillac Exteriors. “It looks simple, but you see a graceful transition of every surface, along with strong bodylines with gestures. It’s such attention to detail that makes it more expressive.” The all-new ESCALADE IQ seamlessly melds thoughtful details and architectural influence with advanced technologies that are worthy of the Escalade name, and with pricing around $130,000, in line with the best luxury SUV, the ESCALADE IQ will make going electric easy.
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