We not too long ago spent a while with the Cadillac CT4-V, however the firm is already trying forward as they’ve teased the efficiency steering wheel that will likely be used within the 2022 CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing.
Looking much more aggressive than the steering wheel used within the extra mainstream CT4- and CT5-V, the Blackwings may have a novel leather-wrapped wheel with a crimson racing stripe at 12 o’clock.
The sporty styling touches don’t finish there because the central spoke options carbon fiber trim and a V-Series emblem. The steering wheel additionally has a big V-Mode button and a novel change which offers straightforward accesses to the Performance Traction Management system.
While the remainder of the picture is blurred, the vehicles will apparently ditch analog shows for a brand new digital instrument cluster. Details are onerous to make out, however the image seems to point out a central speedometer with a high pace of 200 mph (322 km/h).
Cadillac has been tight-lipped in regards to the upcoming fashions, however stated the “V-Series Blackwing signifies the ultimate in Cadillac performance and craftsmanship.” That isn’t a lot to go on, however previous reports have prompt the CT4-V Blackwing may have an upgraded model of the twin-turbo 3.6-liter V6 that powered the ATS-V. As a outcome, it ought to have an output in extra of 464 hp (346 kW / 470 PS) and 445 lb-ft (603 Nm) of torque.
The CT5-V Blackwing, then again, is slated to have a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 sourced from the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. This means we will anticipate an output of round 650 hp (485 kW / 659 PS) and 650 lb-ft (880 Nm) of torque.
While the engine specs aren’t official, Cadillac has beforehand confirmed both models will be offered with a manual transmission. At the time, the corporate famous there may be nonetheless a “strong desire” for them from efficiency driving fans.
However, they’ll have to attend a bit as Cadillac stated the CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing gained’t be accessible till the summer season of 2021.