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  1. Global Cadillac News
    Cadillac is planning to reduce the unsprung mass on its CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing by making their wheels out of magnesium. They will be the only GM products to offer mags in the near future, says Cadillac. The reasons are pretty simple. Magnesium has the highest strength to weight ration of any...
  2. Global Cadillac News
    The fourth generation of MagneRide will be offered, for the first time, on the 2021 CT5-V and CT4-V, as well as the CT5 Sport and the Escalade. It will be the fastest-reacting active suspension system in the world, according to Cadillac. Able to react 45% faster than the third generation...
  3. Global Cadillac News
    Cadillac's latest teaser sheds a little more light on the brand's 5 Series fighter. Or, rather, in the CT5-V Blackwing since it will have the option of carbon fiber bucket seats. The image also shows V logo in the carbon fiber, which is fancy. Whether or not they'll show up in the CT4-V...
  4. Global Cadillac News
    Yes, the Blackwings - to be clear, the CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwings - will receive their own special performance steering wheel, Cadillac announced Thursday. Teasing a steering wheel a year out from a model's debut seems a little unusual, especially considering the CT4-V and CT5-V are on sale now...
  5. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The 2021 CT5 and CT5-V will offer a 12-inch digital instrument cluster to replace the analog gauges. The screen will be reportedly be offered as an option on some trims and will be standard on the Technology Package. With that package, drivers will also get a heads up display. Although no...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Cadillac is still interested in making a V-Series wagon, according to its chief engineer, Brandon Vivian. Although he did not say that one would be built for certain, his comments open the possibility for a wagon variant of a CT5 in the future. Vivian made the comments during an interview with...
  7. Global Cadillac News
    Closed production facilities and social distancing will reportedly lead to a delayed launch for the CT5-V Blackwing and CT4-V Blackwing. Although the names have not yet been confirmed, the cars popularly predicted to be named after Cadillac's unique V8, will be even more hardcore versions of...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    What a difference a week makes. On March 3rd, organizers of the New York International Auto Show insisted the show would go on, declaring it had "no plans" to kibosh the event out of concern for the coronavirus. Late Tuesday, it relented, bowing to pressure both of the medical and perhaps...
  9. Global Cadillac News
    The Drive has published exclusive shots of what it reports is the hottest version of the CT5-V's interior. The photo appears to show a manual shifter. Reports suggest that the engine powering the spicier CT5-V will be GM's stalwart 6.2-liter V8-which, incidentally, makes 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of...
  10. Global Cadillac News
    With the CT6 being displaced by the Hummer, Cadillac's twin-turbocharged Blackwing V8 has no home. And sadly, that's not about to change. Speaking to Road & Track, Cadillac President Steve Carlisle said that the overhead cam V8 won't be under any hoods any time soon. "[We have] no specific...
  11. Automotive Industry & GM News
    GM's premium Cadillac brand has announced pricing for the Cadillac CT5-V performance sedan, and anyone concerned with the car's less-than-exceptional projected power output ought to be relieved. The car will have a base MSRP of just $48,690 in RWD spec, with AWD available as a $2,600 option...
  12. Automotive Industry & GM News
    As we just covered yesterday, the V-Series application to the Cadillac CT4 and CT5 models will don intermediary performance models, similar to the former V-Sport line. The Blackwing nomenclature will designate top-performing models, redefining what the letter V really means to a Cadillac...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    As we reported at its unveiling at the end of May, Cadillac plans to introduce a series of V cars that's even sportier than the CT5-V and the CT4-V. These will be called Blackwing. A Cadillac Society report  follows a report from Muscle Cars and Trucks report from early June saying that the...
  14. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Attendees to the Belle Isle Grand Prix on Saturday were treated to a peek at the future of the V-Series. Mark Reuss and Ken Morris (VP of product) took to the track in even hotter, camouflaged V-Series cars. As we reported on Thursday, the CT4-V and CT5-V now mark the bottom end of the V-Series...
  15. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Cadillac unveiled the first performance variants associated with the CT4 and CT5 at an event in Detroit on Thursday. The CT4- and CT5-V bridge the gap that Cadillac perceives there to be between its regular cars and the track-ready V-Series cars of old. The two Vs unveiled in Detroit, therefore...
  16. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Although the CT4 has yet to be revealed, Cadillac plans on revealing its pumped-up sports variant on May 30. The follow-up to the ATS-though Cadillac will likely deny that-the CT4 will be Cadillac's baby sedan, slotting into the lineup below the slightly bigger CT5 and the more bigger CT6...
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