THE 2022 CADILLAC V-SERIES BLACKWING
COMING IN SUMMER OF 2021
Cadillac Teases V-Series Blackwing Performance Steering Wheel
Today, Cadillac shared an early image of the 2022 CT5-V Blackwing and CT4-V Blackwing performance steering wheel. The wheel is meticulously crafted with leather and cut-and-sewn stitching, a 12 o’clock red racing stripe, carbon fiber trim and a V-Series emblem, ensuring that each vehicle reflects Cadillac’s championship-winning heritage on the track. Designed with driver ergonomics as a priority, Cadillac’s exclusive V-Mode and Performance Traction Management system can be quickly and directly accessed on the left- and right-hand side of the wheel, respectively.
Cadillac is in the midst of ushering in the next era of the V-Series sub-brand. Now in its fourth generation, V-Series has represented an elevated expression of design, technology and driving dynamics. V-Series Blackwing signifies the ultimate in Cadillac performance and craftsmanship by combining the brand’s racing heritage with luxury and comfort to create the most track-capable Cadillacs ever.
The CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing will be available1 starting in summer 2021. Visit the V-Series Blackwing future vehicles page on Cadillac.com to sign up for future product updates.
Upcoming CT5-V Blackwing to Feature Racing-Inspired, Carbon Fiber Seats
The 2022 CT5-V Blackwing will offer premium racing-inspired seats. The carbon fiber seat back will feature a precision book-matched design and laser-etched V-Series logo. The seats will also include other customer-centric innovations and features that will be announced at a later date.
The CT5-V Blackwing will be available1 starting in summer 2021. Visit the V-Series Blackwing future vehicles page on Cadillac.com to sign up for future product updates.
Cadillac V-Series Blackwing Previews Exclusive Magnesium Wheels to Enhance Ride and Handling
DETROIT – Today, Cadillac unveiled one of the first uncamouflaged exterior images of its V-Series Blackwing vehicles, showcasing the cars’ exclusive magnesium wheels. The 2022 CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing will be the only GM products to offer magnesium wheels in the near future.
Inspired by the championship-winning Cadillac DPi-V.R race car, the optional forged magnesium alloy wheels will help reduce the unsprung weight of the vehicle, improving ride and handling, and the overall driving experience.
Five Fast Facts About Magnesium
- Magnesium has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of all commonly available metals1.
- Magnesium wheels absorb road vibration and transform it into heat, which is dissipated1.
- Magnesium was first discovered in 1755 and is the eighth most abundant element in the Earth’s crust2.
- Formula 1, MotoGP and World Endurance Championship teams use forged magnesium wheels to improve acceleration times and enhance safety1.
- Magnesium is a mineral needed by every cell in the human body3.
The 2022 CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing will be available4 starting summer 2021. Visit the V-Series Blackwing future vehicles page on Cadillac.com to sign up for future product updates.