Miles away from the mundane, it speaks to you. The distillation of power, intelligence and style, all packaged in an exhilaration drive. The 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing is rooted in performance and coming to supercharge your emotions in ways you never expected – but always dreamed.
6.2l supercharged v8 engine
668 hp and 659 lb.-ft. of torque
0-97 km/h in 3.7 seconds
estimated top speed of 321 km/h
Available 6-speed manual transmission
Available carbon-cermanic brake system with cross-drilled rotors
Design you’re driven to. Elegant and expressive, the CT5-V Blackwing combines striking style with excellent functionality. From its bold-faced grille to its sleek, long and low proportions, aesthetic beauty works in tandem with extensively validated aerodynamics, resulting in designed that’s understated yet riveting both on and off the track.
Bold design beautifully directs airflow. The new mesh grille directs air to the main radiators, cooler and airflow ducts. Every secondary grille is functional and purposeful. The front splitter combine to reduce lift and generate traction. This is science applied with the hands of sculptor.
forged aluminum wheels
Stronger and lighter than traditional cast aluminum wheels, the CT5-V Blackwing features forged aluminum wheels paired with summer-only, high-performance, low-profile tires. These aluminum wheels are stiffer than previous Cadillac generations, resulting in reduced road noise and improved track performance. A distinct laser-etched “V” design detail adds an element of visual stopping power-proving that V-Series Blackwing thrills while in motion and at rest.
carbon-fibre exterior packages
To elevate ultimate performance design even further, the CT5-V Blackwing offers two available Carbon-Fibre Packages. More than exterior adornments, this available aerodynamic packages delivers touches that significantly reduce lift and dramatically improve high-speed handling and control.
luxury. lap after lap.
Inside the CT5-V Blackwing, you take the lead. The driver-focused cockpit strikes a precise balanced between high-end luxury and high-adrenaline performance. Every detail, from carbon-fibre accents to premium material to ergonomic high-performance sport seats, is designed with one goal in mind – to make every drive an exhilarating experience.
the most powerful cadillac ever
Refinement magnified by power. The CT5-V Blackwing is powered by the highest output in Cadillac’s history: a 6.2L Supercharged V8 hand-built in Bowling Green, Kentucky. But make no mistake, this performance machine masterfully balances raw precise poise on the open road.
6.2l supercharged v8 engine
Transport yourself. With 668 hp and 659 lb-ft of torque, you can test your limits on the track with an estimated top speed of over 321 km/h when properly equipped. Custom Launch Control with Line Lock helps offer an estimated 0-97 km/h time of 3.7seconds resulting in elite-level performance on and off the track.
*tested with premium unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 93
standard 6-speed manual transmission
True performance driving is back. The standard 6-speed manual transmission strengthens your connection to the road and includes a unique shifter with a jewel-like, 3D-printed emblem. You’re also free to leave the shifting to the available lightning fast, 10-speed automatic transmission.
available carbon-ceramic brake system with cross-drilled rotors
The CT5-V Blackwing will be the first Cadillac vehicle to offer additional carbon-ceramic brakes with cross-drilled rotors, resulting in a brake system that is both visually appealing and high-performing. The brake system is integrated with vehicle drive modes (Tour, Sport, Track and Snow/Ice), including adjusting the brake-pedal feel for each mode – helping to deliver the driving characteristics expected while also helping to increase driver confidence.
Strong, yet lightweight. Rigid, yet agile. Highly integrated under-hood and overall-structural reinforcements created a solid chassis, enabling precise tuning that delivers connected steering on the track responsive handling on the road.
magnetic ride control
The CT5-V Blackwing features the latest generation of Magnetic Ride Control, which reads the road up to 1,000 times per second and seamlessly adjusts damping for exceptional ride, handling and control.
high-performance steering wheel
Prestige in the palms of your hands. The high-performance steering wheel delights with fine leather, cut-and-sewn stitching, carbon-fibre trim and a unique serialized plate, featuring a laser-etched engraving a portion of your VIN. It also helps personalized your drive with quick-access buttons for V-Mode and Performance Traction Management.
The CT5-V Blackwing offers three levels of unique interior refinement, each delivering carbon-fibre trim and an array of performance-inspired cues. At the highest tiers, Cadillac craftsmanship pulls out out all the stops, featuring available high-performance front seats with Mulan and Opus Semi-Aniline leather seating surfaces and striking faceted quilting and perforation patterns. Every interior is a masterpiece. The challenge is choosing one.
An available sueded-microfibre headliner, as well as available accents on the seats, door trim, steering wheel and shifter, allow you to further refine an atmosphere already teeming with adrenaline.
TORCH RED SEAT BELTS
Available Torch Red seat belts dial up the performance character of the cabin and exemplify the lengths Cadillac designers when to in creating a cohesive, racing-inspired interior theme.
carbon-fibre-accented front seats
Available carbon-fibre-accented seats are crafted for the true performance enthusiast. Optimized ergonomics provide lateral support during spirited maneuvers, and the slim head-restraints design is shaped to comfortably accommodate track helmets-touch reserved for CT5-V Blackwing vehicles.
Derived from decades of racing excellence, the CT5-V Blackwing masterfully integrates innovate technology with precisely honed power. From a 12″ diagonal HD reconfigurable instrument cluster to customizable driver modes and advanced amenities, this ride doesn’t just outpace its challengers – it outthinks them.
integrated performance data recorder
The available integrated Performance Data Recorder allows you to capture every aspect of your driving, including real-time video in 1080p, in-cabin audio and performance data. Track your engine speed, braking force and steering-wheel angle, then play back your ride on the 10″ diagonal HD Cadillac user experience screen.
12″ diagonal hd reconfigurable cluster
Information at your command. This beautiful interface is integrated with the centre cluster and Head-Up Display, resulting in the streamlined delivery of key driving data. An innovative Track configuration – unique to V-Series Blackwing – optimizes manual gear shifting with transmission shift lights, and includes a lap timer, quick access to Custom Launch Control setting and more.
Stay focused on every curve, corner and straightaway. The Head-Up Display projects safety, navigation and other information in your line of sight with three selectable modes: Tour, Sport and Track. Each provides a unique experience based on your driving preferences.
ct5-v blackwing details
ct5-v blackwing select features:
- 6.2L Supercharged V8 engine with 668 hp and 659 lb-ft. of torque
- 6-speed manual transmission (10-speed automatic transmission is available)
- Latest-generation Magnetic Ride Control adaptive suspension
- Brembo high-performance brakes
- Driver Mode Selector, Performance Traction Management and Custom Launch Control with Line Lock
- 19″ alloy wheels with Polished/Dark Android and summer-only, high-performance, low-profile tires
- Exclusive premium interior choices
- AKG premium audio system
- Available Carbon-Fibre Packages
- Available Performance Data Recorder