Normal Motors had fairly a bit to show at this yr’s Shopper Electronics Present (CES), together with a sneak peek for the Cadillac Celestiq idea. Set to preview the model’s upcoming flagship EV sedan, the Celestiq might be constructed on the identical modular Ultium platform that underpins the Lyriq SUV in addition to fashions from different GM manufacturers like Chevrolet, GMC and Buick.
In keeping with Cadillac, the Celestiq will boast “a dramatic presence, a low profile and rearward proportions,” with an emphasis on luxurious and applied sciences. Notable options embody an all-wheel drive electrical powertrain, four-wheel steering and a big glass roof.
The final bit is prominently showcased in a brief video posted by the carmaker, and it includes a four-quadrant, suspended-particle-device good glass. Based mostly on the demonstration, the driving force and passengers will be capable of individually set the extent of transparency of their respective quadrants. For instance, the driving force can decide to have their part of the glass totally opaque, whereas passengers can select to welcome sunshine.
That’s not the one spotlight of the cabin, because the Celestiq can even sport a pillar-to-pillar “freeform” show with energetic privateness operate to assist mitigate driver distraction. Even the rear passengers get their very own personalised shows, with extra screens on the rear centre console for management over seat and leisure settings.
As for the outside, the Celestiq will carry comparable cues seen on the Lyriq, together with the light-up grille, slim mild signatures, distinguished vertical headlamps on the edges, and crafted taillights on the rear. It would reportedly carry a fastback design and occupy fairly a sizeable footprint too.