The new Cadillac Blackwing sedans, including the 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing, are the most track-capable vehicles Caddy has ever produced, arriving with heaps of power and performance, all without sacrificing luxury.Given the names, one would be forgiven for thinking that the new go-faster sedans should at least offer the twin-turbocharged 4.2L V8 LTA “Blackwing” gasoline engine, but according to Blackwing Chief Engineer Mirza Grebovic, the LTA simply wasn’t right for the new Cadillac Blackwing sedans.
The Cadillac Escalade May Soon Spawn a Stupidly Powerful SUV Recent spy shots show an Escalade testing with some interesting-looking tailpipes.Cadillac is positioning itself as GM's luxury EV brand, and has pledged to abandon internal combustion entirely by 2030.But that mission won't stop Cadillac from getting as much bang as possible from high-output V8 combustion engines while it still can.
Sponsored Links The 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing will be offered with three different wheel choices at launch, including one set of no-cost base wheels and two optional wheels.In this article, we’ll go over the different wheel choices available for the new ultra-performance sedan and point out what sets them apart from one another.
Fret not, V8 fans.No one will be taking away your CT5-V Blackwing and Escalade for many years.General M's bold electric vehicle plans have made plenty of headlines lately.The company announced an aspiration to convert its light-duty vehicle fleet to 100 percent EVs by 2035.
The enduring allure of the Blackwing 602.From woodworkers to Broadway legends, artists to Pulitzer Prize winners, one indispensable tool unites them all: a pencil known as the Blackwing 602.Created in the 1930s by Eberhard Faber, this writing instrument, characterized by its unique ferrule design and rectangular eraser, is famous for its smooth-as-silk graphite.
Sponsored Links Structural stiffness is an important factor in any vehicle, but especially in those which combine straight-line speed and high cornering forces to the extent of the upcoming Cadillac Blackwing ultra-high-performance luxury sedans.GM Authority has learned that the 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing are 40 percent stiffer than the “regular” V-Series models, namely the Cadillac CT4-V and Cadillac CT5-V.
Sponsored Links Late February, GM Authority exclusively revealed that production of the Cadillac Blackwing ultra-high-performance luxury sedans would begin at the GM Lansing Grand River plant in Michigan on July 5th of this year.We have now learned that this will be nearly a month before the regular 2022 Cadillac CT4 and 2022 Cadillac CT5 enter production at the same facility.
Get that Blackwing order in soon.The Cadillac Lyriq has been revealed in production guise ahead of schedule, and it has kept to GM's promise that it would see very few changes from the concept version.It's Cadillac's first-ever all-electric vehicle and is quite an impressive thing, boasting a range of over 300 miles.
Well, the Blackwing engine will live on in the Corvette Z06 without the turbos, that is by Robert Moore, on LISTEN 03:05 It’s been a while since we’ve heard about the Chevy Corvette Z06, and a lot has changed since then.It’s still going to be an amazing machine, of course, but if previous rumors were true, then GM has drastically changed direction.
When the CT5-V first launched, I was, admittedly, a bit shocked and appalled.After all, the CTS-V that came before was a sport sedan icon, packing V8 power to battle the likes of the BMW M5 and other super-sedans; the CT5-V, however, was equipped with a mere twin-turbo V6 that was significantly down on power versus the thermonuclear third-gen CTS-V. Of course, it quickly became clear that Cadillac had simply shifted its performance nomenclature around; the -V name was taking the role of the old Vsport label, while the full-bore performance cars take on the Blackwing label that once belonged to a high-tech twin-turbo V8 that only found a home in a handful of CT6 sedans before it was terminated along with that full-size luxury sedan.
Sponsored Links The upcoming 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing compact ultra-high-performance luxury sedan will have the same twin-turbo 3.6L V6 LF4 engine previously fitted to the discontinued Cadillac ATS-V. However, there is one difference between the two applications which can not be seen unless the engine is completely dismantled: the connecting rods. Here, we must do some preliminary explaining so that everyone can make sense of what follows. For the benefit of anyone unfamiliar with an engine’s inner workings,
The third-gen Cadillac CTS-V has been called many names, all of them good. The one we remember most is its “four-door Corvette” moniker, which is well-earned. The CTS-V uses the same 6.4-liter LT4 V8 unit as the Corvette Z06 C7, albeit with slightly less horsepower. Despite its prowess, the CTS-V, along with the entire CTS nameplate, was discontinued after the 2019 model year, paving the way for the recently launched CT5-V Blackwing, which comes with a slightly more powerful 6.2-liter V8, and better 0-60
NEXT STAGE: Addition in 2021 The CT4-V Blackwing has a 3.6-liter 472 hp twin-turbo V-6 with 445 pound-feet of torque.A manual six-speed transmission is standard, but a 10-speed automatic transmission is available.The high-performance variant is built on Cadillac’s rear-wheel-drive architecture.Racing elements such as shock tower braces, an underside shear plate and thicker rear cross members to improve chassis rigidity, and the stiffer structure leads to better steering response and handling, Cadillac said.
Not long ago, Cadillac revealed the breathtaking CT4-V Blackwing a luxurious yet performance-oriented sedan set to compete directly with BMW’s new M3, so this comparison was bound to happen.There’s not much to separate them on paper, so let’s take a closer look at both and decide which one is better.
Most of the recent attention on Cadillac has been for a certain pair of all-powerful hot rod-like sedans, the CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing.However, neither represents the future of General Motor's luxury brand, but rather all-electric models like the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq.
The brand's transformation is underway.Most of the recent attention on Cadillac has been for a certain pair of all-powerful hot rod-like sedans, the CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing.
In May 2020, GM Authority exclusively reported that the Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing – then still in development – would not reach China, in much the same way that Cadillac‘s other high-performance sedans – the CT4-V and CT5-V – would not reach the Asian country. However, the
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The 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing super sedan comes equipped with the supercharged 6.2L small block LT4 V8, which produces a GM-estimated 668 horsepower and 659 pound-feet of torque.
The 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing is here, packing track-ready performance and sumptuous luxury in a single four-door wrapper.Now, we’re taking a closer look at what the new Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing has to offer with the following Option Pricing Summary.