The 2024 Cadillac Lyriq represents the second model year for the luxury marque’s first all-electric vehicle, introducing a handful of changes and updates such as a revised trim level structure and a new exterior paint color lineup. Now, Cadillac Society spotted a model undergoing testing around Cadillac facilities in Michigan, showing off its Radiant Red Tintcoat, representing the first time we’ve seen the hue in the wild.
This particular 2024 Cadillac Lyriq is identifiable as Chinese-spec thanks to the badge on the passenger side of the liftgate, though it is concealed behind a strip of black tape. As previously stated, the exterior is finished in Radiant Red Tintcoat (paint code GNT), which is a new paint color for the 2024 Lyriq in North America.
Additionally, this model features other elements from the North American-spec 2024 Lyriq Sport. Note the body-color door handles, dark window surrounds, dark lower-body molding and neutral-density (clear-lens) taillamps. It rides on a set of 20-inch Dynamic 12-spoke alloy wheels finished in Diamond Cut/Satin Dark Android (production code RD4), new for the 2024 model year. These exterior features are standard on the Sport 1 and Sport 2 trims for the North American market.
While the Lyriq is a global vehicle that is mostly the same across all markets where it’s sold, the Chinese and North American-spec versions of the Lyriq AWD wear different badges. This is because the battery packs differ between China and North America, resulting in different power outputs, and therefore, necessitating unique badging to set them apart.
The Lyriq rides on the luxury marque’s BEV3 platform, and is assembled at the Spring Hill plant in Tennessee for all markets except for China; the Chinese-spec Lyriq, meanwhile, is built at the Jinqiao assembly plant. Ultium Drive motors are draw power from Ultium batteries, with output and driving range differing by trim level and drive wheels.
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HAHA ! Since I was told by my dealership for months the only available color is black – which is confirmed by looking at cars dot com, which has a few colors but these are ‘photoshopped orders’ which will be ‘converted’ to black also, or early silvers that have yet to appear, that the reason this is Chinese Badged is obviously that it has been IMPORTED from the Chinese Factory.
Perhaps they did this to show the US Paint Shop how to make colored cars for the American Market….
Well, whatever works..
the 2024 Lyriqs have all the different colors not the 2023 with only 3 colors
I will always love Cadillac’s so Cadillac please stay in the USA. Cadillac’s have always been some of the finest best running Cars in the world
“The 2024 Cadillac Lyriq represents the second model year for the luxury marque’s first all-electric vehicle, introducing a handful of changes and updates such as a revised trim level structure and a new exterior paint color lineup.” This kills me. I live in California, possibly the state with the highest acceptance of, and demand for, electric cars, and I have yet to see a Cadillac Lyriq anywhere (Bay Area or Palm Springs) despite the fact that we’re now in the alleged second model year. I’ve decided it’s the “Snuffleupagus” of cars. GM’s entire push and marketing for electric cars still feels very imaginary. Maybe one day…