Cadillac Introduces CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing for 2025

Cadillac unveiled today the updated and highly advanced CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing for the year 2025, offering the next iteration of luxurious craftsmanship, advanced technologies, and high performance in highly prestigious sports luxury sedans.

It’s worth mentioning that the V-Series celebrates its twentieth anniversary, representing the epitome of Cadillac’s distinctive design, performance, and technologies, embodying the purest expression of passion within the Cadillac brand.

Commenting on this, John Roth, Vice President of Cadillac International Operations, said, “Cadillac’s sedans continue to build positive momentum for the brand year after year. Last year, our sedans experienced their best sales since 2018, with the CT5 being Cadillac’s best-selling vehicle internationally. Celebrating a record-breaking year for the V-Series is an acknowledgment of the significance of this choice for customers who appreciate top-notch performance and power.”

Craftsmanship

The design of CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing stands out for its elegance and expressiveness, combining striking aesthetics with purposeful functionality. For the year 2025, both sedans boast a refreshed exterior with an updated front fascia, providing stronger visual cues that distinguish CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing even more. As for the interiors, they shine with bold lines on surfaces, emphasizing quality, meticulous attention to detail, authenticity of materials, and flawless craftsmanship.

CT5-V for 2025

The CT5-V for 2025 features a new design from front to back focused on performance, with a wider and lower appearance complementing its dramatic fastback style. Additional features include:

  • Redesigned grille and front fascia with molded and added side panel enhancements and a black-colored wing
  • Redesigned vertical Cadillac lighting assembly with LED front lights and Mondrian-patterned engraving
  • Moving lighting pattern upon approaching and moving away from the car
  • Three new colors: Metallic Drift, Metallic Deep Space, and Metallic Typhoon
  • Illuminated Cadillac logo behind the 33-inch slanted LED display, welcoming the driver upon approach
  • Quad exhaust pipe tips with a semi-diverted shape

CT5-V Blackwing for 2025

The CT5-V Blackwing becomes bolder with redesigned grille and front fascia featuring aerodynamic effects and front fenders. Additional features include:

  • Redesigned high-performance-oriented appearance from front to back, providing the extreme performance CT5-V Blackwing is known for
  • Redesigned vertical Cadillac lighting assembly with LED front lights and Mondrian-patterned engraving
  • Moving lighting pattern upon approaching and moving away from the car
  • Three new colors: Metallic Drift, Metallic Deep Space, and Metallic Typhoon
  • Illuminated Cadillac logo behind the 33-inch slanted LED display, welcoming the driver upon approach
  • Carbon fiber packages, including an updated carbon fiber package with an air separator
  • Quad exhaust pipe tips with a semi-diverted shape

Technology

The new element in CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing for 2025 is the 33-inch slanted LED touchscreen, providing an advanced technological environment with a customizable user interface designed to offer an exclusive experience. Additional technological features include:

  • Enhanced performance data logger, optionally available and integrated into the car, developed based on information and expertise from passionate engineers and designers at General Motors Racing. The performance data logger can be accessed directly from the display screen.
  • New in-car integrated performance app, including:
    • Real-time display of power, torque, and momentum
    • Direct dynamometer-style drawing to track power and torque with interactive analysis
    • A set of performance gauges such as gravitational force, tire temperature, and vital engine readings, with complete adjustability for drivers to prioritize their preferred data
  • Integrated Google services, including Google Assistant®, Google Maps, and Google Play app store
  • Enhanced controls for the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, featuring animated graphics for an enhanced interactive experience
  • OnStar technology is available for CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing, contributing to enhancing the in-vehicle experience through a range of safety, entertainment, convenience, and driver assistance technologies.

Performance

CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing continue to deliver the expected levels of power and performance alongside a riding and control philosophy centered around precision isolation, characterized by quietness and smoothness without any effort while maintaining a close connection to the road for an interactive experience. Additional elements include:

  • A 3.0-liter engine with twin-turbocharger, producing 355 horsepower and 550 Newton-meters of torque, connected to a 10-speed automatic transmission (CT5-V)
  • A V-8 engine with a 6.2-liter supercharged turbocharger, producing 668 horsepower and 893 Newton-meters of torque, connected to a 10-speed automatic transmission (CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Brembo standard brakes in the front and rear with V-Series graphics (CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Standard high-performance traction management system (CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Standard launch control system (CT5-V)
  • Standard customized launch control system with Line Lock feature (CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Standard magnetic ride control / electronically limited slip (CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Drive mode selection feature

First Appearance at Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Both CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing for 2025 will make their first appearance at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. The CT5-V Blackwing for 2025 will be the official safety vehicle at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona on January 27 and 28, 2024. Additionally, CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing for 2025 will be available for a close-up look in the Cadillac display area at Daytona International Speedway on January 27 and 28, 2024.

Arriving in 2025

CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing for 2025 will be produced at General Motors’ Lansing Grand River Assembly plant in Michigan, USA, with deliveries expected to start in the Middle East during the first half of 2025. Further details and pricing will be announced in the future.

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