Cadillac Celestiq EV to be hand-built following $81 million investment from GM

Ahead of the official reveal of the exclusive Cadillac Celestiq electric vehicle (EV), General Motors says they will be investing $81 million into its Detroit tech center so the EV can be hand-built.

The Celestiq will be the first vehicle to be built at the tech center just north of Detroit in Warren, and will also be the first Cadillac to be hand-built.

The investment will be used to purchase and install new equipment, and for renovations to the facility.

With each car being built by hand, GM is only anticipating they will build a few hundred units per year. That exclusivity also comes with a high price tag, as the Celestiq is expected to sell for more than $200,000, reports CNBC.

The Celestiq will be based on GMs Ultium Platform, which underpins several other EVs already on the road. It will feature some firsts however, including a smart glass roof that will allow each passenger to set their own level of roof transparency.

The EV will feature a massive display that stretches the width of the car.

We will learn more details about the Celestiq when it is officially unveiled next month.

Source: CNBC

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