Strong, yet lightweight. Rigid, yet agile. Highly integrated under-hood and overall structural reinforcements create a solid chassis, enabling precise tuning that delivers connected steering on the track and 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 wheels
Prestige in the palms of your hands. The high-performance steering wheel delights with fine leather, cut-and-sewn stitching, carbon-fiber trim and a unique serialized plate, featuring a laser-etched engraving of a portion of your VIN. it also helps personalize your drive with quick-access buttons for V-Mode and Performance Traction Management.
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 over 200mph when properly equipped. Custom Launch Control with Line Lock helps offer an estimated 0-60 time of 3.7 seconds resulting in elite-level performance on and off the track.
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 lightning fast, unsurpassed speeds with the available 10-speed automatic transmission.
available carbon-ceramic brake system with cross-drilled rotors
The CT5-V Blackwing is the first Cadillac vehicle to offer 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 helping to increase driver confidence.
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 and rear spoiler combine to reduce lift and generate traction. This is science applied with the hands of a sculptor.
Stronger and lighter than traditional cast aluminum wheels, V-Series 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.
An available sueded-microfiber 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 went to in creating a cohesive, racing-inspired interior theme.
carbon-fiber-accented front seats
Available carbon-fiber-accented seats are crafted for the true performance enthusiast. Optimized ergonomics provide lateral support during spirited maneuvers, and the slim head-restraint design is shaped to comfortably accommodate track helmets—a touch reserved for CT5-V Blackwing vehicles.
The available integrated Performance Data Recorder allows you to capture every aspect of yoru 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.
The ultimate in driving meets the ultimate in studio-quality sound. A Cadillac exclusive, the AKG 15-speaker premium surround sound audio system fills the cabin with professional high-fidelity sound that will impress even the most discerning audiophile.
Information at your command. This beatiful interface is integrated with the center cluster and available Head-Up display, resulting in the streamlined delivery of key driving data. A unique Track configuration -- exclusive to the V-Series Blackwing - optimizes manual gear shifting with transmission shift lights, and includes a lap timer, quick access to Custom Launch Control settings and more.
Stay focused one very curve, corner and straightaway. The available 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.
Owning a V-Series vehicle is more than owning dominant performance and distinguished luxury. It’s claiming your piece of more than 70 years of legendary Cadillac Racing heritage. It’s achieving the pinnacle of Cadillac engineering and innovation. And it’s joining an elite class of passionate performance enthusiasts eager to connect with those of like mind.
Wherever you are, Cadillac Live puts you in the driver’s seat of a real-time, personalized virtual introduction to the 2022 CT5-V Blackwing. Book a one-on-one session, or join a group tour to feel more connected, and a Live ambassador will guide you around the vehicle, dive into key features and help answer any questions you may have about the CT5-V Blackwingstart your ct5-v blackwing tour