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Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing

Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing

The Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing was first seen in a teaser aired during the Rolex 24 At Daytona endurance race, and was officially unveiled on February 1st, 2021. The range-topping model is set to enter the market during the summer of 2021 as a 2022 model year vehicle.

Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing Quick Facts
Model years: 2022 – Present
Assembly Location: Lansing Grand River Plant, Michigan, USA
Layout: Front-Engined, Longitudinal
Engine: Twin-turbocharged 3.6L V-6 LF4
Horsepower: 472
Torque: 445
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual, Hydra-Matic 10-Speed Auto
Driven Wheels: Rear-Wheel
Confirmed Availability: U.S.A.
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First-Generation

The first-gen CT4-V Blackwing sedan is equipped with the torquey twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter LFY V6 under the hood, with a boosted output rating of about 10 more horsepower compared to its in indirect predecessor, the beloved ATS-V. The CT4-V Blackwing rides on the Alpha 2 platform, which is an upgraded iteration of the first-generation Alpha platform used by the aforementioned ATS-V.

As such, the all-new model was designed and engineered to compete directly against the following vehicles:

  • BMW M2 Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG and CLA45 AMG
  • Audi RS3

Additionally, thanks to its larger size, the CT4-V Blackwing will also indirectly compete with the BMW M3, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG / C63 AMG S, and Audi RS5 Sportback.

From a positioning standpoint, the CT4-V Blackwing will represent an all-new entry for Cadillac, which has never had an ultra-high-performance vehicle in the C-sedan segment. From a mechanical standpoint, the CT4-V Blackwing will be more closely related to the first-generation ATS-V Sedan.

The 2022 CT4-V Blackwing model has only been confirmed for the U.S. market so far. We expect the high-performance variant to also make its way to Canada, Mexico, the Middle East, and possibly Russia.

Timeline

Sales

See Cadillac CT4 sales numbers for all markets, including the United States, Canada, Russia, and South Korea.

Notes:

  • Cadillac CT4 sales are comprised of all CT4 variants, including CT4, CT4-V and CT4-V Blackwing.
  • Information for market (country) specified.
  • Sales information compiled from various sources by Motrolix.

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