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Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing 2022

The 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing and CT4-V Blackwing constitute the top of Cadillac overall performance and craftsmanship, leveraging championship-triumphing racing historical past to create the maximum music-succesful Cadillacs ever, even as persevering with to set new requirements for luxurious and consolation.

Leveraging a Cadillac racing records that commenced in 1949 and has visible sustained achievement over the past decades, the V-Series Blackwing fashions had been evolved with driving force engagement and overall performance on the pinnacle of mind."V-Series Blackwing stands for the very maximum stage of execution from Cadillac and gives a noticeably American imaginative and prescient of overall performance: excellent electricity and pricey craftsmanship, with truly 0 compromise," stated Brandon Vivian, govt leader engineer, Cadillac. "We regarded to our championship-triumphing racing historical past and taken an uncompromising eye for element to create automobiles that raise the V-Series enjoy."

V-Series Blackwing motors construct at the already extraordinary overall performance dynamics of the CT5-V and CT4-V to create the pinnacle tier of the Cadillac sedan lineup.

Highlights consist of:

  • Evolutions of the music-geared up Cadillac 6.2L Supercharged V8 withinside the CT5-V Blackwing and 3.6L Twin-Turbo V6 withinside the CT4-V Blackwing
  • Upgraded TREMEC six-pace guide transmission widespread
  • Available 10-pace computerized transmission
  • Electronic Limited Slip Rear Differential better to lessen mass and enhance on-music reliability
  • Advanced suspension refinements offering extra frame manage and a extra agile sense
  • Magnetic Ride Control, the world's quickest reacting suspension generation, polishing the stability among daily-using consolation and excessive-overall performance music functionality
  • Unique structural improvements enhancing steerage reaction and dealing with at the music
  • Cadillac's biggest ever factory-mounted brakes, to be had at the CT5-V Blackwing
  • Extensive validation which include 12-hour and 24-hour music checking out
  • Customizable incorporated virtual gauge cluster with Custom Launch Control and Performance Traction Management settings
  • The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing makes use of an upgraded 6.2L supercharged V8 that, way to a better waft air-consumption and revised exhaust gadget, is rated at 668 horsepower (498 kW) and 659 lb-feet of torque (893 Nm), making it the maximum effective manufacturing Cadillac ever. Each engine is hand-constructed at GM's Bowling Green Assembly facility in Kentucky and functions a signed engine builder's plate.

    The Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing sports activities an evolution of the Cadillac 3.6L Twin-Turbo V6 that functions revised manage gadget software program and an advanced air consumption gadget to create 472 horsepower (352 kW) and 445 lb-feet of torque (603 Nm). The turbos' low-inertia (titanium-aluminide) turbine wheels allow extra specific and responsive software of torque in the course of the rev range.

    • Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing: 6.2L Supercharged V8 - 668 hp, 659 lb-feet of torque
      • GM-predicted pinnacle music pace: over two hundred mph
      • GM-predicted zero-60 mph: 3.7 seconds (computerized transmission)
      • Most effective Cadillac ever
      • Air consumption airflow is advanced through forty six percentage vs. the CTS-V
      • Compact, excessive-output 1.7L 4-lobe Eaton supercharger with small-diameter rotors that allow raise to be generated in advance withinside the rpm band for instant reaction
      • Rotocast A356T6 aluminum cylinder heads are more potent and deal with warmness higher than traditional aluminum-alloy heads
      • Lightweight titanium consumption valves
      • Track-succesful moist-sump oiling and vent gadget with outside oil separator and drainback
    • Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing: 3.6L Twin-Turbo V6 - 472 hp, 445 lb-feet of torque
      • GM-predicted pinnacle pace: 189 mph
      • GM-predicted zero-60 mph: 3.eight seconds (computerized transmission)
      • Most effective and quickest Cadillac withinside the subcompact class
      • Air consumption limit is advanced through 39 percentage vs. the ATS-V
      • Turbocharger compressors matched for top performance at top electricity for top-quality music overall performance
      • Titanium connecting rods (guide transmission handiest) and revised crankshaft counterweights lessen main/rod bearing reciprocating loads
      • Re-focused piston oil squirters, which direct engine oil on the bottoms of the pistons, for advanced temperature manage
      • The manifold-incorporated water-to-air rate cooling gadget contributes to extra instantaneously torque reaction
      • Airflow routing quantity is decreased through 60 percentage whilst in comparison to a traditional layout that functions a remotely set up warmness exchanger

    Track-succesful braking structures

    Both V-Series Blackwing fashions characteristic superior excessive-overall performance braking structures which have been substantially music and street-examined. The unique V-Series Blackwing wheel designs allow a fair large rotor over the preceding CTS-V, making the CT5-V Blackwing braking gadget the most important factory-mounted brakes in Cadillac records. Additionally, an to be had carbon-ceramic brake bundle for the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing, providing move-drilled rotors, supply numerous blessings which include weight savings, sturdiness and warmth management.

    Highlighted functions:

    • CT4-V Blackwing: 14.ninety six x 1.34-inch (380 X 34 mm) the front rotors and 13.four x 1.1-inch (340.five x 28 mm) rear rotors
    • CT5-V Blackwing: 15.sixty seven x 1.42-inch (398 X 36 mm) the front rotors and 14.7 x 1.1-inch (373.five x 28 mm) rear rotors
    • Staggered Brembo® six-piston the front calipers and 4-piston rear calipers
    • Available at the CT5-V Blackwing, the light-weight carbon-ceramic brake bundle substantially improves warmness management, in addition to extra resistance to put on below excessive situations at the racetrack, even as additionally decreasing unsprung mass and rotating mass:
      • 53-pound (24 kg) discount in unsprung weight
      • 62-pound (28 kg) discount in rotating mass
    • High-overall performance copper-unfastened brake linings observe California regulation and supply advanced fade resistance with an extraordinary pedal sense on and rancid the music
    • Brake structures are incorporated to every motors' selectable power modes, which include brake pedal sense. Brake pedal sense also can be assigned inside My-Mode and V-Mode

    Manual transmission is widespread

    Rare for game sedans today, a six-pace TREMEC guide transmission is widespread on each motors. It has been optimized for every V-Series Blackwing car to offer an enticing enjoy at the music or at the street. Details consist of:

    • LuK twin-disc take hold of for excessive torque potential and first rate pedal sense
    • Active Rev Matching handy thru a console set up toggle transfer to routinely modify engine pace to suit predicted downshifts
    • No-Lift Shift permitting the driving force to shift gears with out letting off the fueloline pedal. In the case of the CT4-V Blackwing, it permits the turbos to stay spooled, ensuing in quicker lap instances
    • Transmission and rear differential cooling - the guide and automated transmissions use the identical music-overall performance cooling gadget for extra music overall performance
    • Clutch and brake pedals located for top-quality driving force ergonomics
    • A bodily barrier forestall for the take hold of pedal in place of a hydraulic grasp cylinder forestall gives extra driving force remarks in the course of take hold of operation
    • A shorter shifter ratio than preceding generations for extra specific shifts

    Ten-pace computerized transmission

    The CT5-V Blackwing and CT4-V Blackwing are to be had with a 10-pace electronically managed computerized transmission. It is tuned to supplement the dual-persona enjoy of every respective model.

    Highlighted functions:

    • Tap Shift/Manual Mode permitting the driving force to apply incorporated magnesium paddle shifters to choose a tools and preserve it till choosing the following tools, up or down
    • Sport Mode offering real-time interpretation of using situations, adjusting the transmission to lessen shift busyness and enhance overall performance, even as preserving competitive using dynamics
    • Twenty-4-hour music checking out led to numerous upgrades in reaction to the needs of a excessive-g music environment, which include a completely unique oil pan layout and precedence valve adjustments
    • Unique manage structures with overall performance calibrations tailor-made for every model
    • Ten ahead gears provide the maximum to be had transmission speeds in every sedans' respective segments, assisting preserve the engines inside their top-quality rpm bands, even as additionally expecting the following shifts
    • Dynamic Performance Mode is calibrated specially for V-Series Blackwing to supply music centered shift styles and routinely turns on whilst excessive-g forces are skilled in Sport or Track mode
    • An auxiliary pump primes the automated transmission gadget from the time the car door is opened for advanced cold-shift overall performance.

    Both V-Series Blackwing fashions additionally characteristic an better Electronic Limited Slip Rear Differential. It weighs much less and has been optimized for every using mode and every Performance Traction Management placing.

    Highlighted functions:

    • More manage of the rear differential in comparison to standard open and mechanical limited-slip differentials
    • Enhances street grip through routinely allocating torque to the rear wheel with the maximum traction in the course of difficult cornering - with the functionality of sending as much as 1,475 lb-feet (2,000 Nm) of locking torque throughout the axle
    • High-overall performance differential cooler
    • An aluminum housing changing the preceding technology solid iron housing, decreasing mass through extra than 22 pounds (10 kg)
    • Exclusive incorporated warmness exchanger for better cooling

    Advanced suspension structures and reinforced chassis

    V-Series Blackwing combines the fourth technology of Magnetic Ride Control (MR, with upgrades to the the front and rear suspension structures. Stiffer spring rates, specific hole stabilizer bars, better-charge bushings and extra allow a using enjoy that isolates the driving force from street imperfections, even as additionally offering a specific, attractive reference to the street.

    MR highlights:

    • Immense overall performance envelope that gave Cadillac engineers the liberty to optimize normal using and competitive music overall performance
    • New accelerometers and an inertial dimension unit that transmit and manner adjustments in street situations 4 instances quicker than the preceding technology gadget
    • Secondary temperature maps that allow engineers to catch up on adjustments in damper fluid temperature for extra steady overall performance, even in the course of overall performance using
    • Inertial dimension unit that gives extra specific measurements of frame movement relative to the wheel for extra correct readings below heavy braking, difficult cornering and different using situations
    • Improved magnetic flux manage that creates a extra steady and correct transition among rebound and compression
    • Improvements to brief frame manage that permit the car to stay extra stage even as transitioning among corners

    MacPherson strut the front suspension:

    • Ride hyperlink consists of an all-new one hundred-percentage elastomer bushing at the CT4-V Blackwing and a retuned hydro bushing at the CT5-V Blackwing, for advanced journey reaction
    • Handling hyperlink has move-axis ball joints for advanced lateral manage and faster steerage reaction

    Five-hyperlink impartial rear suspension:

    • Lateral hyperlink functions stiffer bushings for quicker reaction and extended cornering agility
    • Toe hyperlink has move-axis ball joints for extended balance and driving force confidence
    • Rear knuckles have extended stiffness for advanced braking and higher manage in the course of cornering
    • Rear cradle mounts were stiffened for max stability among street consolation and music overall performance

    V-Series Blackwing fashions are constructed on Cadillac's award-triumphing rear-wheel power structure and characteristic specific structural improvements which include surprise tower braces, an underside shear plate and thicker rear move participants to enhance chassis rigidity. Along with the specific suspension factors, the stiffer shape complements steerage reaction, dealing with and the normal using enjoy.

    All-day overall performance, on and rancid the music

    The CT5-V Blackwing and CT4-V Blackwing construct on Cadillac's racing historical past and had been evolved to be music-succesful instantly from the factory. That consists of an in depth validation application to make certain steady overall performance in the course of the maximum difficult music situations.

    Validation for each fashions blanketed:

    • Twenty-4-hour non-stop music checking out with the to be had computerized transmission, to be had carbon fiber aero bundle, aluminum wheels and to be had carbon ceramic brake bundle
    • Twelve-hour non-stop music checking out with the usual guide transmission, to be had carbon fiber aero bundle, aluminum wheels and to be had carbon ceramic brake bundle

    Functional aerodynamics, which include an to be had carbon fiber aero bundle, make a contribution to the V-Series Blackwing fashions' music prowess to guide lots of cooling desires for the automobiles' respective engines, transmissions, axles and different helping structures.

    Additionally, MICHELIN® Pilot Sport 4S tires evolved solely for the V-Series Blackwing fashions make a contribution to their stability of music functionality and street consolation. Highlights consist of:

    • Unique, more than one-compound tread composition:
    • Contact patch composed of 3 specific tread rubber compounds
      • Racing "R compound" used for almost all of the tread
      • Compounds optimized for moist traction, better avenue and music sturdiness, in addition to rolling resistance
    • The mildew form of the tire has been specially engineered for Blackwing fashions to optimize touch with the street
    • Tire sizes:
      • CT5-V Blackwing tire length: 275/35ZR19 (the front) and 305/30ZR19 (rear)
      • CT4-V Blackwing tire length: 255/35ZR18 (the front) and 275/35ZR18 (rear)

    Both V-Series Blackwing motors characteristic widespread cast aluminum alloy wheels with staggered widths, the front to rear. These cast wheels are more potent and lighter than traditional solid aluminum.

    Wheel sizes:

    • CT5-V Blackwing: Front - 19 x 10 inches / Rear - 19 x eleven inches
    • CT4-V Blackwing: Front - 18 x nine inches / Rear - 18 x nine.five inches

    Designed to Perform

    The 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing attain an suave stability among shape and characteristic.

    Descended from the brand's racing-derived V-Series legacy, the layout factors of the brand new V-Series Blackwing sedans guide and supplement their music-succesful overall performance, even as advancing the V-Series' motorsports-stimulated historical past of styling and better refinement.

    "As the last overall performance variations of our V-Series lineup, the top directive for his or her designs became to preserve authenticity and integrity, even as additionally elevating the bar," stated Andrew Smith, govt director, Global Cadillac Design. "Everything new and specific on those motors became handiest blanketed if it served a purposeful purpose, even as concurrently growing a effective signature appearance."

    On the exteriors, wind-tunnel checking out and massive racetrack validation subtle the designs to optimize the stability of shape and characteristic. On the inside, each specific V-Series Blackwing element, from the to be had carbon fiber-accented seats to music-precise layouts for the driving force facts middle, became evolved for its contribution to driving force manage.

    Highlights consist of:

    • Unique outdoors factors, which include targeted number one and secondary grilles, rear spoiler, the front splitter, mid-frame panels, rear diffuser, fender vents, rocker extensions and extra
    • Full LED outdoors lighting
    • "Underwing" underbody panels that guide drag discount and music functionality
    • Available, wind-tunnel-examined carbon fiber bundle that reduces elevate on a music, in comparison to the usual aero bundle - which include a 214 percentage discount in elevate at the CT4-V Blackwing
    • Brembo® brake calipers which can be to be had in gray, blue, pink and bronze
    • Three ranges of top class interiors (Base, Mid-stage and Up-stage), with specific trim, appointments and technology, which include widespread wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality and wi-fi telecellsmartphone charging. CT5-V Blackwing provides widespread Surround Vision with recording, head-up show and extra
    • Available excessive-overall performance the front seats, with as much as 18-manner adjustability, warmness, air flow and lumbar rub down - and to be had carbon fiber-accented racing seats at the CT5-V Blackwing
    • High-overall performance steerage wheel with carbon fiber accents and magnesium shift paddles (with to be had 10-pace computerized transmission), in addition to V-Mode and Performance Traction Management manage (steerage wheel widespread on CT5-V Blackwing and to be had on CT4-V Blackwing) - which include a serialized manufacturing variety plate
    • Unique guide transmission middle console (with widespread six-pace guide transmission), with carbon fiber accents and a shifter providing a 3D-revealed medallion cap
    • Available sueded microfiber headliner and further indoors accents
    • AKG top class audio gadget with 14 audio system (CT4-V Blackwing) or 15 audio system (CT5-V Blackwing)
    • Configurable device cluster with a 12-inch-diagonal HD show that consists of specific V-Series Blackwing graphics, and customizable overall performance settings together with a Track display screen with overall performance timers for zero-60 mph, quarter-mile acceleration, lap timer and extra
    • Available second-technology Performance Data Recorder offering driving force with advanced recording competencies and new ranges of using analysis

    Refined withinside the wind tunnel

    The Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing advantage from massive aerodynamic improvement and checking out, with specific outdoors functions designed to lessen elevate, and guide propulsion gadget and drivetrain cooling desires.

    "The openings withinside the grilles are large with the intention to direct airflow to the more than one radiators, in addition to the brakes," says Josh Thurber, outdoors layout manager, Cadillac. "It's all purposeful and it contributes to a purposeful, racing-stimulated search for each automobiles."

    Development began out with massive Computational Fluid Dynamics simulations, in conjunction with wind-tunnel checking out on decreased-scale and extensive fashions providing clay, foam and 3D-revealed prototype components.

    Additionally, full-scale checking out became additionally carried out at GM's upgraded full-scale, rolling-street wind tunnel. The refinements made in the course of the checking out led to a tailor-made, specific outdoors bundle consisting of:

    • New number one mesh grille layout that improves airflow over the preceding technology. The mesh sample is subtle to consist of secondary reeds that impact backdraft angles, directing airflow to the primary radiators, cooler and airflow ducts
    • Larger secondary grilles that direct airflow to the auxiliary rate coolers, even as the smaller the front decrease grilles lessen stress even as channeling airflow into brake-cooling ducts
    • Front splitter that reduces elevate to assist preserve the automobile planted whilst cornering at better speeds
    • Rear spoiler that balances the impact of the the front splitter to assist preserve rear-wheel traction at better speeds
    • Mid-frame panels that enhance underbody aerodynamics
    • Underwing - the underbody panels are designed with airflow-channeling strakes dubbed "the underwing" that guide the automobiles' aero-performance and music functionality
    • Rocker extensions and a rear valence diffuser that hold the grounded appearance hooked up through the the front splitter

    The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing additionally carries air deflectors for the the front wheels. These deflectors are designed to lower drag however may be eliminated to maximise cooling airflow to the brakes.

    Both V-Series Blackwing fashions are to be had with a purposeful carbon fiber aero bundle that generates a giant discount in elevate, in comparison to the usual aero bundle. On the Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing, it gives a 214-percentage discount in elevate and a 75-percentage discount at the CT5-V Blackwing.

    Distinctive wheels and brake calipers

    Forged aluminum, staggered-length wheels are widespread on each fashions. On the Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing, they degree 18 x nine inches extensive withinside the the front and 18 x nine.five inches extensive withinside the rear; and at the CT5-V Blackwing, they degree 19 x 10 inches in the front and 19 x eleven inches withinside the rear.

    The wheels proportion a similar, motorsports-stimulated multi-spoke layout and are provided in appearances: a top class satin Graphite painted end with a laser-etched V-Series emblem or a elegant face with Dark Android-painted pockets, additionally with a laser-etched V-Series emblem.

    A bronze look is likewise to be had on the usual Brembo® brake calipers, in conjunction with pink, blue and the usual gray end. The selections provide extra personalization alternatives for customers, letting them tailor the calipers with the outdoors shadeation of the automobile and its wheels.

    Interior splendor and characteristic

    The interiors of the Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing are extended to new ranges of capability, end and refinement.

    Available excessive-overall performance seats and a excessive-overall performance steerage wheel make a contribution characteristic to the equation, even as factors together with an to be had sueded microfiber headliner and Opus leather-based trim extend the automobiles' air of secrecy of hand made sophistication and technical precision.

    There's additionally a widespread AKG top class audio gadget, with 14 and 15 audio system for CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing, respectively. The AKG sound gadget additionally functions brushed aluminum grilles with laser etching, and Neodymium magnets to lessen weight even as nonetheless generating a top class sound enjoy.

    Both fashions are provided with 3 indoors trim ranges, beginning with widespread overall performance the front seats, overall performance steerage wheel and specific extra indoors trim. High-overall performance seats, which include to be had carbon fiber seatbacks at the CT5-V Blackwing, a excessive-overall performance steerage wheel and further carbon fiber indoors trim are to be had.

    High-overall performance seats and steerage wheel

    A reinforced overall performance the front seat is widespread on Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing, with a excessive-overall performance the front seat layout blanketed at the top trim ranges.

    Both variations constitute the following step in seat layout for Cadillac V-Series, with extra consolation and delivered functions. They're designed to offer brilliant lateral guide in the course of lively using, even as additionally presenting a excessive diploma of adjustability to house various driving force and passenger sizes.

    The seats characteristic warmness, driving force's reminiscence settings and as much as 18 electricity adjustments. The upgraded excessive-overall performance seat functions a narrow headrest layout to easily accommodate helmets whilst on the music, in conjunction with the crafted V-Series emblems and bolster ergonomics for extra snug guide shifting.

    Additional to be had seat functions, relying at the trim, consist of air flow, lumbar rub down and custom perforations, quilting or sueded microfiber trim. On the CT5-V Blackwing, the excessive-overall performance semi-aniline leather-based the front seats consist of a light-weight carbon fiber seatback.

    Complementing the up-stage seats is a thick, 14.five-inch-diameter (370 mm) excessive-overall performance steerage wheel this is widespread at the mid-and-top tier CT4-V Blackwing trims and all the CT5-V Blackwing trims. It functions carbon fiber trim and further fingertip controls, which include a quick-get admission to V-Mode button and Performance Traction Management transfer. It additionally consists of magnesium shift paddles whilst the car is geared up with the to be had 10-pace computerized transmission.

    This wheel will include a serialized variety plate that corresponds with every car's specific VIN sequence.

    Design and generation integration

    The purposeful splendor of the V-Series Blackwing fashions extends to the configurable in-car technology that guide the automobiles' overall performance and customized using experiences. Unique, tailor-made functions contain drivers and assist attention interest on using, even as additionally presenting remarks on their drives at the music and at the street.

    Highlighted functions:

    • Standard 12-inch-diagonal HD configurable device cluster with V-Series Blackwing start-up animation. The cluster has 3 show personas: Tour, Sport and Track, in conjunction with configurable regions wherein the driving force can show the facts deemed the maximum important.
    • The Track format of the device cluster consists of numerous overall performance functions together with a shift mild for top-quality guide shifting, in addition to get admission to to the Performance Timer characteristic, which statistics zero-60 mph, zero-one hundred mph, quarter-mile acceleration, a guide lap timer incorporated with the to be had Performance Data Recorder and a friction bubble showing lateral and longitudinal g-forces. It additionally gives get admission to to the Launch Control menu, for custom release settings and the road lock manage.
    • Head-up show (CT5-V Blackwing) this is themed to suit every of the 3 show personas, which include exclusive notifications, together with a tachometer studying at the Sport placing and shift lighting with the Track placing.
    • Infotainment show integration - each fashions offer get admission to to the cutting-edge Cadillac consumer enjoy, which incorporates get admission to to numerous V-Series Blackwing-precise functions and applications, which include the to be had Performance Data Recorder and the front seat adjustments. The structures consist of an eight-inch-diagonal HD shadeation touchscreen at the CT4-V Blackwing and a 10-inch-diagonal HD shadeation touchscreen at the CT5-V Blackwing.
    • Performance Data Recorder is to be had and permits drivers to document each factor in their using, which include real-time audio and the front digital digicam video, in addition to 34 channels of overall performance records for targeted analysis. New and better functions at the V-Series Blackwings' second-technology gadget consist of better recording resolution (1080 pixels), subtle layout of game, music and overall performance timing overlays, show of Performance Traction Management modes, sprint cam capability and extra.

    Coming in summer time season 2021

    Pricing starts offevolved at $59,990 for the Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and $84,990 for the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing.