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Features, pricing and more details

Features, pricing and more details

25 years have passed since then Cadillac I decided to put the first generation of Escalade that quickly became an icon among very diverse segments of the American population, from the upper classes to rappers, Well, there wasn’t a hip-hop video from the late ’90s early 2000’s that didn’t show the Escalade. Now times are changing and becoming 100% electric it takes advantage of a large part of the Hummer EV platform, as well as many technological innovations.

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The new Escalade IQ It is at least 5.70m long and 2.16m wide with mirrors folded, the wheels are 24in but its ground clearance is only 17.5cm. This massive interior is packed with amenities for its seven occupants in three rows of seats. A 55-inch curved screen makes up the entire dashboard, from pillar to pillar of the windshield, as well as 12.5-inch screens for second-row seat passengers. The audio equipment contains 40 AKG Studio speakers, developed specifically for the Escalade. Plus, it has a huge front trunk that can hold two full golf sets, which is the coolest way to measure capacity.

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An SUV like no other

Just as impressive is its electrical system, which consists of two electric motors providing all-wheel drive and evolution Combined power is 750 hp, with a torque of 1064 Nm And acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in less than five seconds. The battery has a capacity of 200 kWh, which allows it to certify a range of up to 724 kilometres. And charging 160 km of autonomy in just 10 minutes thanks to the 800-volt system, although the maximum recharging energy is not declared. The Escalade IQ’s gross weight is not listed in the specifications but should be well over three tons.

Preview of the 2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ 4 Wheel Steer

The chassis takes elements from the Hummer EV such as the effective and snappy four-wheel steering that allows for maneuvering in already tight spaces and announces Turning circle of “only” 12m, really good for a 5.70m vehicle. The handlebar ‘reach’ position allows the Escalade IQ to move almost diagonally to get into tight spaces. The suspension is independent on all four wheels, with air springs, Magnetic Ride Control 4.0, adaptive dampers and five centimeters of height adjustment for easier access inside and a one centimeter lift for off-road trips, which is rare but better than nothing.

2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ Suspension Review

It is equipped as standard with the system Super Cruise that enables “hands-free” self-driving driving, as the brand advertises, on more than 400,000 miles of system-compliant routes in the United States and Canada. The lidar system and the real-time cameras, sensors, and radars that Escalade IQ supplies enable “hands-free” driving and even Super Cruise can make lane changes, whether initiated by the driver or if the system itself decides it can travel in a faster lane. In either case, the system monitors the position of the driver’s head and eyes relative to the road to ensure that those behind the wheel maintain attention.

The cabin is outfitted with the finest materials that can be found today, the first and second row seats are of the highest standard, with multiple adjustments and all imaginable convenience functions. This Cadillac Escalade intelligence It was just introduced and announced as the 2025 model year which means it won’t be on sale until 2024.. Cadillac estimates the starting price at $130,000, which is about 119,000 euros, although the picture in the photos may be around $175,000, or 159,000 euros.

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More than 30 years dedicated to automotive journalism and the lifestyle that has always accompanied cars, first as director of three publications and now as a collaborator. As much as they try to make us believe that cars are simple tools for getting around, to me they are true works of art that evoke emotion and the first modern artifact that provides the majority of humanity with a true form of freedom and knowledge of others. worlds, long before the Internet existed.