2016 Cadillac ELR luxury hybrid coupe

April 19, 2015 at 2:26 pm

Luxury Cadillac ELR hybrid coupe received an impressive set of improvements and updates. The futuristic design of the model has not changed. This means that the vehicle is still able to differentiate into any transport stream. External transformations consist of a new grille with a new Cadillac logo, first demonstrated on a Elmiraj prototype.

2016 Cadillac ELR luxury hybrid coupe image

2016 Cadillac ELR luxury hybrid coupe image

2016 Cadillac ELR is more powerful and faster than its predecessor. The hybrid propulsion system with a 1.4-liter gasoline engine and the electric motor has an output at 235 horsepower and 506 Nm of torque. Due to the 25 percent increased productivity an upgraded coupe accelerates from zero to 96 km/h (60 miles / h) in 6.4 seconds, and this is 1.5 seconds faster then the previous model.

Updated 2016 Cadillac ELR hybrid coupe pic

Updated 2016 Cadillac ELR hybrid coupe pic

Total cruising range is 530 kilometers, and the charge of the traction battery which capacity is slightly increased, is enough for 60 kilometers of traffic on electricity.

The battery of the ELR coupe charges about five hours. HiPer Strut suspension is also upgraded, and due to the new springs, and other calibrations of the damping control system, its rigidity is increased. The car received new Performance Package wheels with 13.6-inch ventilated front brake discs with 4-piston calipers and 12.4-inch rear rotors, also ventilated. Brembo components reduce the braking distance from 96 km / h to a full stop by almost 12 percent.