Electric Cadillac Escalade IQ unveiled with 55-inch dash screen

The Cadillac Escalade IQ is latest, and probably most significant step, into brand’s desire to be the standard of the all-electric automotive world, and another step into the rarified air currently occupied by the likes of Rolls-Royce and Bentley.

Mixing new and old styling elements, the Escalade IQ attempts to move Cadillac’s best-selling nameplate into the EV era.

Much of the front end is largely blacked out, with the illuminated false grille smaller and much less gaudy than all Escalades to date. The vertical headlight stack is more closely related to the third and fourth generation models than the Escalade currently in showrooms.

It’s at the rear, though, where the Escalade IQ makes its biggest departure from the nameplate’s history with a raked forward tailgate, chunky D-pillar, and split tail-light arrangement, the lower portion of which is a nod to Cadillac’s tailfins of the 1950s.

The IQ measures 5697mm long, 2167mm wide, 1934mm wide, and riding on a 3460mm wheelbase. Compared to the petrol-powered Escalade range, the IQ is 69mm shy of the long wheelbase ESV’s overall length, but 315mm longer than the standard mode

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