You almost have to pity the Cadillac ELR range-extended electric coupe: It’s a very pretty car with luxurious appointments, but no one wants to buy it.
And if the rumors that now-departed General Motors CEO Dan Akerson personally set its initial price at $75,000 are true, you have to wonder how it might have done if launched at a considerably lower price.
Regardless, the ELR is now a product on Death Row, and it will likely vanish sooner than later–making it even rarer than the Chevrolet Spark EV among GM electric cars.
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Over more than two years of sales, from December 2013 through last month, exactly 2,407 copies of the ELR have been sold.
That compares to expectations of 5,000 or more units a year when the car launched as a 2014 model.
The bulk of the ELRs sold to date are 2014 models,