The Durant Guild announces the Cadillac CELESTIQ in China

7 November 2022, 01:50:53

The Durant Guild announces the Cadillac CELESTIQ in ChinaThe Durant Guild today hosted the China debut of the Cadillac CELESTIQ at the China International Import Expo 2022 (CIIE) in Shanghai. The ultra-luxury sedan has been announced to become the first member of the curated iconic portfolio of The Durant Guild.

The Durant Guild was launched in September as a dedicated digital community to meet the needs of local consumers for a more diverse range of vehicles to suit their increasingly diverse lifestyles. A curated portfolio of models in niche segments will be rolled out, ranging from full-size SUVs and pickup trucks to performance cars and ultra-luxury vehicles.

The CELESTIQ, the most technologically advanced Cadillac ever, is appearing at CIIE following its global debut in the U.S. in October. Leveraging the Ultium platform, the world’s first all-electric ultra-luxury sedan will utilize innovative technology in the service of personalized, handcrafted artistry.

Each unit built will be personally commissioned – no two will be alike. In China, clients will work directly with The Durant Guild’s brand ambassadors to realize their unique vision for their car, with unprecedented levels of personalization tailored to reflect the owner’s tastes.

The CELESTIQ is the manifestation of Cadillac’s Art of Travel design philosophy, which considers the entire encounter with the vehicle, from its visual presence to the rich feel of its components, and the choreographed experiences in which curated “sense of occasion” features transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. This bespoke approach to every experience an owner has with their car will make common elements feel distinctly personal.

Appearing alongside the CELESTIQ on The Durant Guild’s stand at CIIE are two other lifestyle-amplifying products: the GMC HUMMER EV SUV and Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

Making its maiden appearance in China at CIIE, the HUMMER EV SUV combines off-road adventure with zero emissions. Through its exclusive Watts to Freedom launch mode, it can achieve supercar-like 0-96 km/h acceleration in just 3.5 seconds. Its unique CrabWalk diagonal-drive functionality and one-of-a-kind Extract Mode make it a master of all terrains.

Representing The Durant Guild’s racing DNA, the Corvette Z06 is a new American supercar that is captivating those with a thirst for speed around the world. It has been designed and engineered as a precision tool for the track. A new 5.5L LT6 engine – the highest-horsepower naturally aspirated V-8 to hit the market – generates a lofty 8,600 rpm and 670 hp.

The Durant Studio at CIIE is offering visitors an introduction to the platform’s origin and history. It is showcasing The Durant Guild’s fearless spirit and business model, which were inspired by GM founder William Durant. The 850-square-meter stand adopts elements of the legendary Factory One in Flint, Michigan.

CIIE runs from November 5-10. The Durant Guild stand is located in Hall 2.1 of the National Convention & Exhibition Center in Shanghai.

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2023 GMC Hummer EV Pickup

2023 GMC Hummer EV Pickup

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 216.8 in / 5507 mm
Height: 79.1 in / 2009 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Voltage: 800 V

2023 Rivian R1T

2023 Rivian R1T Adventure Dual-Motor Max Pack

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 217.1 in / 5514 mm
Height: 78.3 in / 1989 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front

2023 Rivian R1T

2023 Rivian R1T Adventure Quad-Motor Large Pack

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 217.1 in / 5514 mm
Height: 78.3 in / 1989 mm
Curb weight: 5886.34 lb / 2670 kg
Electric motor #1: 314 kW, 671 Nm
Electric motor #2: 305 kW, 560 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 135 kWh

2023 Rivian R1S

2023 Rivian R1S Adventure Quad-Motor Large Pack

Doors: 4, Seats: 7
Length: 200.8 in / 5100 mm
Height: 77.4 in / 1966 mm
Curb weight: 5842.25 lb / 2650 kg
Electric motor #1: 314 kW, 671 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 305 kW, 560 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 135 kWh

2023 Polestar 3

2023 Polestar 3 Long Range Dual Motor

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 192.9 in / 4900 mm
Height: 63.5 in / 1614 mm
Curb weight: 5696.74 lb / 2584 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 111 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

2022 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1615 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2022 Audi e-tron S quattro

2022 Audi e-tron S quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 64.1 in / 1629 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2021 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

2021 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1615 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2021 Audi e-tron S quattro

2021 Audi e-tron S quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 64.1 in / 1629 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro Vorsprung

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 180.6 in / 4588 mm
Height: 63.5 in / 1614 mm
Curb weight: 4717.89 lb / 2140 kg
Electric motor #1: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 70 kW, 150 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 82 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro Edition 1

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 180.6 in / 4588 mm
Height: 63.5 in / 1614 mm
Curb weight: 4717.89 lb / 2140 kg
Electric motor #1: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 70 kW, 150 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 82 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro S Line

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 180.6 in / 4588 mm
Height: 63.5 in / 1614 mm
Curb weight: 4717.89 lb / 2140 kg
Electric motor #1: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 70 kW, 150 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 82 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning PLATINUM Extended Range (710A)

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 232.7 in / 5911 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 131 kWh

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning LARIAT Extended Range (511A)

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 232.7 in / 5911 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 131 kWh

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG EQS

2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 205.6 in / 5223 mm
Height: 59.8 in / 1520 mm
Curb weight: 5853.27 lb / 2655 kg
Electric motor #1: 245 kW @ 4500 - 13500 rpm, 565 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 239 kW, 290 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 107.8 kWh, Voltage: 500 V

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4MATIC

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 205.4 in / 5216 mm
Height: 59.5 in / 1512 mm
Curb weight: 5698.95 lb / 2585 kg
Electric motor #1: 245 kW @ 4500 - 13500 rpm, 565 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 140 kW, 290 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 107.8 kWh, Voltage: 500 V

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 205.4 in / 5216 mm
Height: 59.5 in / 1512 mm
Curb weight: 5467.46 lb / 2480 kg
Electric motor: 245 kW @ 4500 - 13500 rpm, 568 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 107.8 kWh, Voltage: 500 V

2022 Genesis GV60

2022 Genesis GV60 Performance AWD

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 177.8 in / 4515 mm
Width: 74.4 in / 1890 mm
Height: 62.2 in / 1580 mm
Curb weight: 4761.98 lb / 2160 kg
Electric motor #1: 160 kW, 350 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 160 kW, 350 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 77.4 kWh, Voltage: 800 V