September 30, 2022
The dynamically outstanding and completely brutal 2023 CT5-V Blackwing is the flagship model in Cadillac's V-series high-performance portfolio.
It is now our favourite sports sedan on the market. A powerful 668 horsepower supercharged V-8 engine is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.
Special doorsill plates and other commemorative plaques are included into the exterior and interior appearance of the limited-edition vehicle.
With a whooping 668 horsepower, the CTS-supercharged V's 6.2-liter V-8 is paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or an optional 10-speed automatic.
Our manual-transmission test car achieved an excellent 24 mpg on our 75 mph interstate fuel-economy route.
The performance sedan's cabin is shared by the CT5-V Blackwing and the normal CT5, giving it a pretty roomy interior with lots of options and conveniences.
The CT5-V Blackwing's six-speed manual in our tests reached 60 mph in only 3.6 seconds, demonstrating how quickly it accelerates.