The race to introduce the most electric crossover/SUV is well on and although they're a little late to the game, Cadillac has no intention of being left behind.

Cadillac's first next-gen EV, the Lyriq, will be unveiled on August 6, the company revealed in a short video. The vehicle is expected to showcase the next generation of Cadillac design and precedes a highly expensive, bespoke luxury sedan that will also be electric.

The video reveals a new side-on shot of the Lyriq, which gives us a better idea of its profile offers some more details.

Although the Lyriq isn't exactly a production vehicle, Cadillac says that it's closer to production than your average concept and prefers to instead call it a "precursor."

No word yet on when the actual production vehicle will enter production.