Officially, the Cadillac ELR can zip from 0 to 60 MPH in 7.8 seconds:

Cadillac ELR Specs

Cadillac ELR Specs

Unofficially, meaning when driven without reckless abandon by ordinary folk, the Cadillac ELR is rather a bit slower.

"The 2014 Cadillac ELR is perhaps the most stylish car that GM builds today. It is also the most technically advanced with both an electric motor and a gasoline power plant. In another accurate, fun and informative review Roman takes the new electric Caddy for a spin and find out how fast it will go from 0-60 MPH."

We won't spoil the video by posting the achieved 0 to 60 MPH time, but  we will point out that The Fast Lane Car (like Consumer Reports) follows a standard launch method for 0 to 60 MPH runs, meaning that you simply let off the brake pedal and mash the accelerator.

Cadillac ELR 0 TO 60 MPH

Cadillac ELR 0 TO 60 MPH