If you are looking for a truly one-of-a-kind gift this holiday season, and money is no object, Neiman Marcus has an adventure for you. Cadillac is currently developing its modern luxury electric vehicle called the CELESTIQ. One extravagant gift giver can arrange to buy a bespoke CELESTIQ. The package includes a whirlwind trip to the Motor City to see how the vehicles are hand built at the top-secret Cadillac facility at the General Motors Technical Center.
2024 Cadillac CELESTIQ
Cadillac describes the Cadillac CELESTIQ as “A handcrafted, all-electric, ultra-luxury flagship that reestablishes the iconic brand as the Standard of the World, while serving as the flagship for the brand’s electric future.”
The Neiman Marcus Christmas Book describes this opportunity as an ultra-luxury journey into owning a one-of-a-kind vehicle.
“An ultra-luxury automotive journey through design, craftsmanship, and technology awaits with the Cadillac Carmen CELESTIQ Experience, exclusively for Neiman Marcus. The one of one Commissioned by Cadillac Carmen CELESTIQ is a bold artistic expression that takes driving to the next level. More than a hand-built vehicle, the bespoke all-electric CELESTIQ is unlike anything available, with a redefined, futuristic spirit created by the visionary Cadillac design team. The choreographed lighting and a smart glass roof with fixed glass can be customized to suit each passenger’s preference, the 55” pillar-to-pillar HD LED display harmonizes with a studio-quality aural experience to transport your senses into the symphonic, and the hands-free advanced driver assistance comes to life with Super Cruise.”
What Comes with the Package
The buyer is invited to “See it all as you and a guest are treated to this unprecedented two-day experience in Detroit. Journey firsthand with Cadillac through the design and engineering process in your behind-the-scenes look at how a bespoke vehicle is created. Visit the Cadillac House design studio, featuring a Harry Bertoia wall curated art installation. Then witness craftsmanship at its most personal while observing your CELESTIQ being hand built at the Cadillac Artisan Center. You’ll also enjoy all the culinary, art, design, and history that Detroit has to offer, including a stay at a luxury hotel and meals at award-winning restaurants. Finally, when your one of one Commissioned by Cadillac Carmen CELESTIQ is born, get ready to accelerate into the future.”
The package includes the Cadillac CELESTIQ vehicle as well as a private visit to the Cadillac Artisan Center. The buyer will be able to see the vehicle being hand built. The visitors will be able to meet with the Cadillac designers and see the behind-the-scenes area where future vehicles are being developed. The write up suggests that the buyer and their guest may be able to see a future vehicle that has not been revealed.
The buyer and their guest will be wined and dined with a private tour of a Detroit landmark, followed by a seated multicourse dinner prepared by a renowned Detroit Chef. They will also stay in a luxury suite at a Detroit area hotel.
The package does sound like a fabulous gift for a car lover with money to burn. The Cadillac CELESTIQ is designed to be the ultimate luxury electric vehicle. The trip to the Cadillac design center is what is truly priceless. The public is not allowed into the GM Tech Center. Journalists are invited there to see future models, but it is a rare opportunity to step inside the futuristic world of vehicle design and development.
Mary Conway is a professional automotive journalist and has decades of experience specializing in automotive news analysis. She covered the Detroit Three for more than twenty years for the ABC affiliate, in Detroit. Her affection for the Motor City comes naturally. Her father ran a gas station while Mary was growing up, in Wisconsin.
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