Cadillac teases ELR ahead of Detroit intro
The ELR, pictured, is based on the Converj concept unveiled by Cadillac at the Detroit auto show in 2009.
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The veil is beginning to come off the 2014 Cadillac ELR, the extended-range electric luxury coupe that will make its world debut at the Detroit auto show in January.
The ELR is based on the Converj concept unveiled at the Detroit show in 2009. It uses a version of the hybrid electric powertrain from the Chevrolet Volt. That powertrain combines a T-shaped lithium-ion battery pack with a generator for extended range.
A teaser photo released Tuesday shows the same silhouette as the concept, which looks like a lower, wider version of the Cadillac CTS.
GM said in October that the car will be built at its Hamtramck assembly plant in Detroit, with the battery pack coming from the Brownstone Battery Assembly plant in Michigan.