Early buyers of Cadillac ELR will get 240-volt home charging station for free

Article by Christian Andrei, on January 28, 2014

Cadillac announced today that early buyers of the all-new 2014 ELR electrified luxury coupe will also receive a complimentary 240-volt home charging station. As a reminder, we will tell you that the 2014 ELR is available for an ultra-low-mileage, 39-month lease for qualified lessees at $699 per month with $5,999 due at signing after all offers.

The 2014 Cadillac ELR has a price tag of $75,995, but after a $7,500 federal tax credit, the vehicle is available for $68,495. Under the hood, the ELR is identical with the Chevrolet Volt, which means we find a T-shaped 16.5 kW lithium-ion battery and a 1.4-liter petrol engine.

The battery and the electric motor deliver 157 hp and 295 pound-feet of torque, while combined output means 217 hp and a sprint from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in 7.8 seconds. The ELR can be 240-volt recharged in 5 hours and this translates in 37 miles of electric range.

"The ELR's blend of leading technology with provocative design and fun-to-drive performance is set to bring new buyers to Cadillac and to electrification itself," said Uwe Ellinghaus, chief marketing officer, Global Cadillac.

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Cadillac Enhances ELR Buying Experience in Canada

Cadillac is offering a complimentary 240-volt home charging station and installation to early buyers of the all-new 2014 ELR electrified luxury coupe.

"The ELR's blend of leading technology with provocative design and fun-to-drive performance is set to bring new buyers to Cadillac and to electrification itself," said Uwe Ellinghaus, chief marketing officer, Global Cadillac. "Professional installation of the fastest home-charging unit is a natural way to mark the introduction of ELR to the luxury market."

The Cadillac ELR offers a convergence of luxury, electrification and sporty driving in a premium coupe with dynamic design and an award-winning range-extended electric powertrain.

As with all Cadillac models, the ELR comes standard with Cadillac Shield, a comprehensive suite of owner benefits including Remote Vehicle Diagnostics, a Premium Care Maintenance program and 24/7 roadside assistance. ELR also comes with an extended battery and propulsion warranty of eight years or 160,000 km, whichever comes first, and a four-year or 80,000 km, whichever comes first, bumper-to-bumper limited warranty.

Specially trained and certified Cadillac dealers sell and service the ELR. Backing up the dealership experience, prospective customers and buyers of the ELR can take advantage of their own Cadillac ELR Ambassador. Trained in white-glove customer care, the Cadillac ELR Ambassador is a dedicated additional point of contact for information on battery care, home charging, service scheduling, news and updates by calling 1-888-446-2000.

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