Cadillac recently announced pricing for its upcoming 2014 ELR coupe, which will start at $75,995 when it arrives in showrooms this coming January. The 2014 ELR was originally unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, and it borrows its electrified powertrain from the Chevy Volt.

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Although the 2014 ELR’s pricing starts at $75,995, the final price you pay depends on how many tax incentives you are eligible for. If you are able to claim the full $7,500 tax incentive, then the final price drops to as low as $68,495. If you are a little shocked about the ELR’s starting price, at least you’ll be happy that it comes with a long list of standard features, and lets not forget about that sexy exterior that conceals its Chevy Volt powertrain.

The ELR comes standard with a range of systems including Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system and navigation, lane departure warning, forward collision alert, a safety alert seat, and a regen on demand feature that allows the driver to temporarily regenerate energy from the vehicle’s momentum via steering-wheel paddles.

The Cadillac ELR is powered by a range-extending 1.4L gasoline-powered electric generator and a T-shaped, 16.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that is located along the centerline of the vehicle, between the front and rear wheels. The ELR is capable of a total driving range in excess of 300 miles. Using only the energy stored in the battery, the ELR’s initial range is about 35 highway miles, or 82 MPGe.

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