2025 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing: A Refreshed and Refined Performance Sedan – The top model of the 2018 Cadillac CT5 luxury mid-size car is the 2025 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing. The CT5 has been updated for the 2025 model year. With its twin-turbocharged V8 engine, six-speed manual gearbox, and many performance-enhancing features, the CT5-V Blackwing is a powerful mix of power, quickness, and luxury. The CT5-V Blackwing gets some important changes for the 2025 model year, such as
The front end has a bigger grille, vertical LED headlamps, and a more aggressive look. The cockpit has also been updated with a 33-inch diagonal LED display that spans the gauge cluster and the centre stack and offers 9K resolution and customisable layouts. Google Maps and 5G connectivity make navigation and help easy.
– An AKG high-end sound system with 15 speakers and studio-quality sound – For extra safety, the car comes with standard blind zone driving help and automatic emergency braking at intersections.
– Super Cruise hands-free driving aid technology and driver attention assist are both available
Design: Exterior and Interior
The 2025 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing has a unique and powerful look on the outside that shows how well it can perform. The new front end includes a bigger grille with a black mesh pattern, a remade front fascia with bigger air intakes, and vertical lighting marks from the hood to the trunk. There is also a hole in the hood that helps cool the engine. The strong sills, sculpted doors, and 19-inch metal wheels with performance tyres are all shown off on the side profile. The back has four exhaust pipes, a built-in flap, and a diffuser, making the car more efficient.
The 2025 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing’s interior is roomy and fancy, with high-end materials and the latest technology. The dashboard, door panels, and centre desk have carbon fibre or wood accents, and the seats are wrapped in leather or plush. The seats are also heated, cooled, and changeable, and the driver can save their preferred settings. The steering wheel is also made of leather, heated and has paddle shifters for controlling the gearbox by hand. The cabin’s main feature is the 33-inch diagonal LED display, which has a fully digital instrument panel and an infotainment system with Google built-in. It also has wireless charging, SiriusXM radio, AKG luxury audio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Performance details like speed, rpm, g-force, lap times, tyre pressure, and temperature are also shown on the screen.
The 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine in the 2025 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing makes 668 horsepower and 659 pound-feet of torque. It’s now the most powerful Cadillac ever made for sale. A six-speed manual or a 10-speed automatic gearbox with launch control and line lock works with the engine. The CT5-V Blackwing also has a performance traction management system, Brembo brakes with red or blue callipers, an electronic limited-slip differential, magnetic ride control suspension, and a V-mode button that lets the driver change settings like the steering, suspension, throttle response, exhaust sound, and transmission shift points.
The top speed is over 200 mph for the 2025 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing. It can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds. It gets 15 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway, which is very good gas mileage.
Release Date and Price
The 2025 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing should go on sale early in 2024 as a car for the 2025 model year. The base model with a manual gearbox will cost $84,990 at launch. The price goes up by $3,000 because of the automatic gearbox. The price of the car can also go up if you choose to add certain options or packages, such as
• The Platinum package costs $9,500 and includes semi-aniline leather seats, a leather-wrapped instrument panel and dash, a suede headliner and pillars, carbon fibre trim, lit sill plates, and performance front seats. • The Carbon fibre package costs $6,000. This adds carbon fibre elements to the outside of the car.
– A driver assist package worth $1,950 includes adaptive cruise control, better automatic emergency braking, automatic reverse braking, and back person alert.
A Super Cruise package worth $2,500 adds the Super Cruise hands-free driving aid technology. A Sunroof worth $1,050 rounds out the deal.
– A performance data tracker that costs $1,600.