The 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing represents the first model year for the new-generation super sedan. The model is expected to hit dealer lots during the summer of 2021. Availability is expected to be very tight, and every single reservation for the first 250 units sold out in mere minutes on on February 1st, 2021.
The hype and excitement are understandable, as the next-gen super sedan offers nearly 700 horsepower along with a standard 6-speed manual transmission.
|Model years:||2022 – Present|
|Assembly Location:||Lansing Grand River Plant, Michigan, USA|
|Engine:||Supercharged 6.2L V-8 LT4|
|Transmission:||GM Hydra-Matic 10-Speed Auto|
|Availability:||U.S.A., Canada, Middle East|
Just like the rest of the CT5 model lineup, the 2022 CT5-V Blackwing will be offered exclusively as a four-door sedan.
The 2022 Cadillac CT5-V offers a total of ten exterior colors and three interior color options with three different seat trims.
The 2022 CT5-V color options include:
- 10 Exterior Colors:
- Dark Emerald Matte
- Satin Steel Metallic
- Summit White
- Black Raven
- Blaze Orange Metallic
- Shadow Gray Metallic
- Wave Metallic
- Electric Blue
- Rift Metallic
- Infrared Tintcoat
- 3 Interior Colors:
- Jet Black
- Natural Tan with Jet Black
- Sky Cool Gray with Jet Black
The 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing is available with the following engine choice:
|Engine||Fuel||Aspiration||Driven Wheels||Transmission||Power (hp / kW @ RPM)||Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ RPM)||Axle Ratio|
|6.2L LT4 V8||Gasoline||Supercharged||Rear-Wheel Drive||6-Speed Manual MJK||668 / 498 @ 5400||659 @ 3600||2.85 (auto) or 3.73 (manual)|
The 2022 CT5-V continues to ride on the Alpha 2 platform, otherwise written Alpha II. The Alpha 2 platform is a General Motors vehicle architecture designed to underpin compact and mid-size vehicles with a longitudinal front-engine, rear-drive configuration. The platform is a successor to the first generation Alpha architecture, or Alpha 1.
It is the same chassis the underpins the first-generation Cadillac CT4, CT4-V, and CT4-V Blackwing.
Pricing for the 2022 CT5-V in the United States is expected to remain similar to the current starting price of the 2021 Cadillac CT5-V model, which is $48,690 in the rear-wheel drive configuration.
The 2022 CT5-V Blackwing is expected to enter the market during the summer of 2021.
The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing made its debut on February 1st, 2020.
|Front Suspension:||MacPherson-type with dual lower ball joints, twin-tube struts and direct-acting stabilizer bar, Magnetic Ride Control 4.0 with V-Series-specific calibrations|
|Rear Suspension:||Five-link independent; coil springs with stabilizer bar|
|Steering Type:||Electric, rack-mounted variable-effort premium power steering with V-Series-specific calibrations|
|Turning Circle (ft. / m):||39 / 11.9 (RWD), 40.7 / 12.6 (AWD)|
|Wheelbase (in. / mm):||116 / 2947|
|Overall Length (in. / mm):||193.8 / 4924|
|Overall Width (in. / mm):||74.1 / 1883 (w/ mirrors)|
|Overall Height (in. / mm):||57.2 / 1452|
|Front Track (in. / mm):||62.8 / 1594|
|Rear Track (in. / mm):||63.9 / 1624|
|Headroom (in. / mm):||39 / 990 (front), 36.6 / 930 (rear)|
|Legroom (in. / mm):||42.4 / 1078 (front), 37.9 / 963 (rear)|
|Shoulder Room (in. / mm):||56.7 / 1440] (front), 55.7 / 1416 (rear)|
|Hip Room (in. / mm):||53.7 / 1365 (front),53.7 / 1365 (rear)|
|Dry weight (lbs. / kg)||3975 / 1803 – est.|
|Cargo volume (cu. ft. / liters)||11.9 / 337|
|Fuel capacity (U.S. gallon / liters)||17.4 / 66.0|
See Cadillac CT5-V sales numbers for all markets, including the United States, Canada, Middle East, Russia, and South Korea.
- Cadillac CT5-V sales are comprised of all CT5 variants, including CT5, CT5-V, and CT5-V Blackwing.
- Information for market (country) specified.
- Sales information compiled from various sources by GM Authority and Motrolix.
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