2021 Cadillac CT5-V vs 2022 Cadillac  CT5-V Blackwing

Cadillac CT5-V

  • Standard Engine3.0L Turbo V6
  • Horsepower360 HP
  • Seats5
  • 0 - 60 MPH4.3 sec

Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing

  • Standard Engine6.2L Supercharged V8
  • Horsepower668 HP
  • Seats5
  • 0 - 60 MPH3.7 sec

Specs at a Glance

The CT5-V is a performance-oriented variant of the CT5, a popular and luxurious sedan from Cadillac. The CT5-V comes in multiple trims that give you many choices for features, style, and overall level of comfort. Two notable models are the CT5-V, which has four trims, and the CT5-V Blackwing. The CT5-V Blackwing is a new model, and the CT5-V get some updates in 2021, including standard wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Some additional features are available, including optional Super Cruise, Cadillac's semi-autonomous driving system, and a digital instrument cluster that you can customize.


The 2021 CT5-V gets a turbo 3.0L V6 engine. With this standard engine, most trims have a power output of 335 HP and about 405 LB-FT of torque, except the Premium Luxury trim with a greater power output reaching 360 HP instead. All trims have an automatic transmission with ten speeds. The Blackwing has its own engine with an increased power output of 650 HP. You can choose to get either an automatic or manual transmission with the Blackwing. Rear-wheel drive is standard on this Cadillac, and all-wheel drive is optional.


The 2021 Cadillac CT5-V has LED headlights and 18-inch wheels, to begin with. Unique exterior accents come with the Sport trim level, which has a spoiler in the rear, tail lights with a gray-tinted color, and black exterior details. The Blackwing has carbon-fiber accents inside and out and upgraded brakes. Racing stripes are also available to accentuate the vehicle's racetrack-ready power output.


For the first time, the CT5-V comes with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto accessible with a 10-inch display. Simulated leather seats are standard, while leather seats are added to the top trim levels. A sunroof and wireless charging pad are available for the base trim and standard on the second trim called the Premium Luxury. Ambient lighting and leather seats are standard from this trim up. The Blackwing comes with unique interior touches, including two-tone leather upholstery, suede headliner, and contrast stitching. The front-row seats also have a massaging function. Heated and ventilated seats are also standard. The Blackwing also has a sporty steering wheel. For technology, you'll get the digital instrument cluster available on the CT5-V as a standard item. A head-up display is also standard with the Blackwing. As with the CT5-V, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay will be included in the 2022 CT5-V Blackwing.

Contact our dealership today for full details on the 2021 Cadillac CT5-V and 2022 CT5-V Blackwing.

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