Manufacturing of the hot-to-trot Cadillac Blackwing sedans, together with the 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and 2022 CT5-V Blackwing, will kick off on July 5th, 2021, GM Authority has realized.
Each Cadillac Blackwing fashions will likely be produced on the GM Lansing Grand River Plant in Michigan, the one plant on this planet to supply the brand new high-performance sedans. The July 5th date will mark the start of manufacturing for retail orders.
As GM Authority lined beforehand, preliminary reservations for the Cadillac Blackwing fashions offered out simply 24 hours after order books had been opened, with 250 items per mannequin (500 items complete) provided. Every reservation required a $1,000 deposit, and got here with quite a lot of goodies, together with one of many first car serial numbers, a certificates of authenticity, and a session because the Cadillac V-Efficiency Academy in Nevada.
The Cadillac Blackwing sedans debuted on February 1st, dropping cowl because the range-topping efficiency fashions within the luxurious marque’s four-door lineup. Each supply revised styling and upgraded aero, together with new entrance bumpers, splitters, rear spoilers, and underbody panels examined in a wind-tunnel to assist slice via the ambiance, plus carbon fiber trim bits. The CT4-V Blackwing is provided with 18-inch wheels, whereas the CT5-V Blackwing will get 19-inchers.
As for the engine specs, the Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing is motivated by the twin-turbo 3.6L V6 LF4 gasoline engine, the identical lump beforehand discovered within the Cadillac ATS-V. Now mounted within the CT4-V Blackwing, the engine is rated at 472 horsepower and 445 pound-feet of torque, which is distributed rearwards via a typical six-speed handbook transmission, propelling the sedan to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds, with high velocity rated at 189 mph.
In the meantime, the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing is motivated by the supercharged 6.2L V8 LT4 gasoline engine, beforehand discovered within the third-gen Cadillac CTS-V, and now producing 668 horsepower and 659 pound-feet of torque. Just like the CT4-V Blackwing, the CT5-V Blackwing will get a six-speed handbook as normal, and a 10-speed computerized as an out there choice. The run to 60 mph takes 3.7 seconds within the CT5-V Blackwing, with high velocity rated at over 200 mph.
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2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing Pictures
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