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2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing

2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing

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.

Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing Quick Facts
Model years: 2022 – Present
Assembly Location: Lansing Grand River Plant, Michigan, USA
Layout: Front-Engined, Longitudinal
Engine: Supercharged 6.2L V-8 LT4
Horsepower: 668
Torque: 659
Transmission: GM Hydra-Matic 10-Speed Auto
Driven Wheels: Rear-Wheel-Drive
Availability: U.S.A., Canada, Middle East

Body Styles

Just like the rest of the CT5 model lineup, the 2022 CT5-V Blackwing will be offered exclusively as a four-door sedan.

Color Options

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:

2022 Cadillac CT5-V Powertrain
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.


Chassis & Suspension
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)
Exterior Dimensions
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
Interior Dimensions
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)
Weights & Capacities
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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