Effectively, that did not take lengthy. Lower than two hours after Common Motors confirmed the Cadillac Escalade IQ’s identify, it has been noticed testing on the highway sporting heavy camouflage. It is actually not stunning that Cadillac engineers are out testing the Escalade IQ contemplating that it may get a full debut earlier than the top of this yr, however since gross sales will not formally occur till the 2025 mannequin yr, there’s loads of time to iron out any potential kinks. The camo is so thick that it is tough to discern a lot in regards to the massive electrical SUV than what’s apparent, however there are just a few particulars price a better look.
Just like the Chevrolet Silverado EV and the GMC Hummer EV, the Cadillac Escalade IQ will get eight-lug wheels. Whereas they give the impression of being much like the wheels seen on the Celestiq that we have already seen, these have been upsized from 23 to 24 inches in diameter. The complete end of the wheels is obscured, however the thin-spoke design is each clear and really cool. The eight-lug wheels additionally affirm that the Cadillac Escalade IQ seemingly shares the identical Ultium-powered BT1 platform as its Chevrolet and GMC/Hummer siblings.
We additionally get a flappy-covered glimpse on the Escalade IQ’s inside, however there is not a lot to glean. As an SUV on the tippy high of GM’s luxurious division, we predict it is truthful to imagine the Escalade IQ will get some very giant digital screens inside. We would like to see the OLED expertise used within the present Escalade together with the full-width view of the Celestiq make their technique to the electrical SUV, however we’ll simply have to attend and see.