GM began accepting pre-orders for the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq today, however available reservation slots quickly started filling up, with the entire 2023 production run for the battery-electric luxury crossover now sold out.
GM began accepting pre-orders for both the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq in the Luxury RWD and Luxury AWD trim levels today, charging customers a $100 fully-refundable fee to reserve their spot in line. The automaker is still accepting pre-orders for the Lyriq, however with the 2023 model year now sold out, customers who sign up will likely receive a 2024 model year Lyriq at a later date. These customers may be moved forward in the line if some reservation holders back out, as well.
As we reported previously, the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq Luxury RWD and Luxury AWD are available in a total of four exterior colors, including Opulent Blue Metallic, Crystal White Tricoat, Satin Steel Metallic and Stellar Black Metallic. All 2023 Cadillac Lyriq buyers will also receive two years of complimentary charging at EVgo charging stalls, or a $1,500 credit toward the installation of an at-home Level 2 charger with Qmerit.
Pricing for the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq Luxury RWD trim starts at $62,900, while pricing the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq Luxury AWD trim will start at $64,900. Both of these figures include the destination freight charge (DFC). GM says deliveries of the Lyriq Luxury RWD will begin this fall, while Lyriq Luxury AWD deliveries will commence in early 2023.
The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq Debut Edtion, which sold out in minutes after GM began accepting pre-orders last year, began rolling off the line at GM’s Spring Hill plant in Tennessee in late March, with initial deliveries of this version of the battery-electric luxury crossover set to begin this summer. The Debut Edition shares the same electric powertrain with the Luxury RWD, which consists of a single Ultium Drive unit rated at 340 horsepower and 324 pound-feet of torque, along with a 12-module, 100.4 kWh Ultium battery pack providing an EPA-estimated 312 miles of driving range on a full charge.
While GM has yet to confirm the U.S. specs for the Lyriq Luxury AWD, a press release issued by the automaker’s Chinese arm may provide us with an indication of its torque output. According to Cadillac China, the Lyriq Luxury AWD will produce 524 pound-feet of torque from its dual-motor powertrain. It will also have an estimated driving range of 287 miles based on the Chinese Light-Duty Vehicle Test Cycle.
All 2023 Cadillac Lyriq models destined for the U.S. and Canada are produced at the GM Spring Hill plant in Tennessee. The crossover rides on the GM BEV3 platform, which was engineered specifically for EVs.
Customers who want to put their name in the hat to reserve a 2024 Cadillac Lyriq, or a 2023 Lyriq if they are lucky, can sign up at this link.