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2025 Cadillac CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing

Introducing the 2025 Cadillac CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing

  • Bold American Craftsmanship, Technology and Performance
  • Cadillac’s celebrated luxury sport sedans feature a refreshed look while maintaining the renowned power, refinement and performance enthusiasts expect, on and off the track

Cadillac introduced the refreshed and more advanced 2025 CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing1— bringing the next iteration of bold American craftsmanship2, technology and performance to the highly-accoladed luxury sport sedans.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, V-Series is the ultimate expression of Cadillac design, performance and technology, and the purest expression of the passion that exists at the core of the Cadillac brand.

“Cadillac sedans continue to drive positive brand momentum, year-over-year,” said John Roth, vice president, global Cadillac. “Last year, our sedans experienced their best sales since 2018 and CT5 is Cadillac’s best-selling vehicle, globally. As V-Series celebrates a record year, the importance of this option for those customers who value performance and power cannot be overstated.”

Craftsmanship
Elegant and expressive, the CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing design combines striking style with deliberate functionality. For 2025, the sedans have a fresh exterior appearance with a revised front fascia, offering stronger visual cues that further differentiate the CT5-V and the CT5-V Blackwing. The interiors feature aggressive surface lines with a focus on quality, attention to detail, authenticity of materials and impeccable craftsmanship.

2025 Cadillac CT5-V

2025 CT5-V

The 2025 CT5-V is distinguished by a new front-end performance design with a wider, lower appearance, which complements its dramatic fastback profile. Additional features include:

  • Redesigned grille and front fascia with black moldings, rocker extensions and spoiler
  • Redesigned Cadillac stacked signature vertical lighting with LED headlamps with Mondrian pattern etching
  • Walk up and walk away lighting choreography
  • Three new colors: Drift Metallic, Deep Space Metallic, Typhoon Metallic3
  • Lit Cadillac Crest on the back of the 33-inch-diagonal LED display, which welcomes the driver upon approach
  • Quad trapezoid exhaust tips
2025 Cadillac CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing

2025 CT5-V Blackwing

The 2025 CT5-V Blackwing is made bolder by its redesigned grille and front fascia with aero ground effects and front fenders.

Additional features include:

  • Redesigned performance front-end, delivering the ultra-high-performance CT5-V Blackwing is known for
  • Redesigned Cadillac stacked signature vertical lighting with LED headlamps with Mondrian pattern etching
  • Walk up and walk away lighting choreography
  • Three new colors: Drift Metallic, Deep Space Metallic, Typhoon Metallic3
  • Lit Cadillac Crest on the back of the 33-inch-diagonal LED display, which welcomes the driver upon approach
  • Carbon Fiber Packages, including an updated Carbon Fiber Package with splitter
  • Quad trapezoid exhaust tips

Technology
New to the 2025 CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing is the 33-inch-diagonal LED color touchscreen display – bringing a tech-forward ambience to the interior with a customizable user interface designed to offer a personalized experience. Additional technology features include:

  • An available enhanced in-vehicle Performance Data Recorder, created with input from racing-obsessed GM engineers and designers. The Performance Data Recorder is accessed directly from the display, featuring:
    • Lap Analyzer tool, which provides powerful data analysis functions that were previously only possible in laptop programs, such as custom reference laps, speed trace analysis and direct shortcut to video playback
    • Overhauled user interface and graphics, including new performance analysis features to help drivers maximize their on-track performance
    • Speed Tips tool, which automatically highlights the most significant lap time improvement opportunities, including a sector analysis and side-by-side video playback
    • An automatic summary before a track outing displays the vehicle’s configuration, tire pressures and track data for the driver’s current-standing personal best performance
    • Live data screen in the center stack, which shows lap time details while on-track, including lap delta and gauges designed to assist a driver’s coach seated in the passenger seat, such as friction circle, accel position, brake position
    • Intuitive database of tracks and detailed lap data from past track outings
    • Head-up display, which shows critical lap time details and bold lap delta graphics, providing immediate performance feedback in the driver’s line of sight
    • Access to AliveDrive mobile application for continued performance analysis away from vehicle
  • New Performance in-vehicle app, featuring:
    • Real-time display of power, torque and boost
    • Live dyno graph-style trace of power and torque with interactive analysis
    • Array of performance gauges like g-force, tire temperature, and engine vitals, with full configurability enabling drivers to prioritize their favorite data
  • Super Cruise4 driver assistance technology with new Driver Attention Assist5 (Super Cruise package standard on CT5-V and standard on CT5-V Blackwing with automatic transmission for three years)
  • Google built-in6, including Google Assistant®7, Google Maps8, and Google Play9
  • Refined HVAC controls feature animations for an elevated, interactive experience

OnStar10 is available on the CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing, helping to elevate the in-vehicle experience through a variety of available safety, entertainment, convenience, and driver assistance technologies, including Super Cruise.

Performance
Continuing in the CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing is the same renowned power and performance owners expect, in addition to Cadillac’s ride and handling philosophy of isolated precision — quiet, smooth and effortless with a strong connection to the road for an engaging experience. Additional elements include:

  • 3.0TT 360 horsepower, 405 lb-ft torque with 10-speed automatic transmission (CT5-V)
  • 6.2L Supercharged V-8 668 horsepower, 659 lb-ft torque with 6-speed manual or 10-speed auto (CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Available All-Wheel Drive (CT5-V)
  • Standard Brembo front and rear brakes with V-Series graphic (CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Standard Performance Traction Management (CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Standard Launch Control (CT5-V)
  • Standard Custom Launch Control with Line Lock (CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Standard Magnetic Ride Control / Electronic Limited Slip (CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing)
  • Driver Mode Selector

Debut at Rolex 24 At DAYTONA
The 2025 CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing will make their public debut at the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA. The 2025 CT5-V Blackwing will serve as the Official Safety Car in the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA on Jan. 27–28, 2024. Additionally, the 2025 CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing will be available for public viewing in the Cadillac midway display at Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 27–28, 2024.

Coming Summer 2024
The 2025 Cadillac CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing1 will be produced at GM’s Lansing Grand River Assembly facility in Michigan11, with production to begin in summer 2024. Additional details and pricing will be announced in the future.

2025 CADILLAC CT5-V & CT5-V BLACKWING SPECIFICATIONS (NORTH AMERICA)

EPA-EST. FUEL ECONOMY

City Highway
3.0L Twin-Turbo Not Yet Available Not Yet Available
6.2L Supercharged Not Yet Available Not Yet Available

 

FUEL TANK CAPACITY (APPROX.)

17.4 gal. / 66 L (RWD and AWD)

 

ENGINES

Type: 3.0L Twin-Turbocharged V-6 DOHC with Active Fuel Management, direct injection and automatic stop/start 6.2L Supercharged V-8 with Active Fuel Management and direct injection
Bore & Stroke  (in. / mm): 3.39 x 3.38 / 86 x 85.8 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92 mm
Block Material: Cast aluminum Cast aluminum
Cylinder Head Material: Cast aluminum Cast aluminum
Valvetrain: Dual overhead camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder Cam in block, 2 valves per cylinder and continuously variable valve timing
Fuel Delivery: Direct injection with electronic throttle control Direct injection with electronic throttle control
Compression Ratio: 9.8:1 10.0:1
Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):
360 / 268 @ 5400 (with premium fuel) 668 / 498 @ 6500 (with premium fuel)
Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm): 405 / 550 @ 2350-4000 (with premium fuel) 659 / 893 @ 3600 (with premium fuel)

 

TRANSMISSION & AXLE

Type: Ten-speed automatic with Electronic Precision Shift Six-speed manual
Or available ten-speed automatic with Electronic Precision Shift
Gear Ratios (:1):
     First 4.70 2.29
     Second 2.99 1.61
     Third 2.15 1.21
     Fourth 1.80 1.00
     Fifth 1.52 0.82
     Sixth 1.28 0.54
     Seventh 1.00
     Eighth 0.85
     Ninth 0.69
     Tenth 0.64
     Reverse 4.87 3.11
Final Drive Ratio: 2.85 3.73

 

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

Layout: Front engine with RWD (AWD available on CT5-V)
Front Suspension: MacPherson-type with dual lower ball joints, twin-tube struts and direct-acting stabilizer bar; Magnetic Ride Control 4.0
Rear Suspension: Five-link independent; coil springs with stabilizer bar; Magnetic Ride Control 4.0
Steering Type: Electric, rack-mounted variable-effort premium power steering
Turning Circle (ft. / m): 39 / 11.9 (RWD)
40.7 / 12.4 (AWD)
42.4 / 12.9 Blackwing (RWD)
Brake Type: CT5-V: Four-wheel-disc with ABS; Duralife™ brake rotors and low-drag brake calipers; Brembo front brakes

CT5-V Blackwing: Four-wheel-disc with ABS; staggered Brembo® six-piston calipers (front) and four-piston calipers (rear); high-performance copper-free brake linings. Carbon Ceramic Matrix brake package available (includes cross-drilled carbon-ceramic rotors)

Brake Rotor Size

(in. / mm):

CT5-V:
Front: 13.6 x 1.2 / 345 x 30 – vented
Rear: 12.4 x .0.9 / 315 x 23 – ventedCT5-V Blackwing:
Front: 15.67 x 1.42 / 398 x 36
Rear: 14.7 x 1.1 / 373.5 x 28
Wheels: CT5-V:

19-in. Alloy

CT5-V Blackwing:

Front: 19 x 10 inches – forged aluminum
Rear: 19 x 11 inches – forged aluminum

Tires: CT5-V:

245/40R19 summer-only1 run-flat (standard)
245/40R19 all-season run-flat (available)

CT5-V Blackwing:

Front: P275/35ZR19 MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport 4S summer-only performance1
Rear: P305/30ZR19 MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport 4S summer-only performance1

1Do not use summer-only tires in winter conditions, as it would adversely affect vehicle safety, performance and durability. Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations my change the vehicle’s performance characteristics. For important tire and wheel information, go to: my.cadillac.com/learn/tires/ or see your dealer.

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase (in. / mm): 116 / 2947

 

Overall Length (in. / mm): CT5-V: (194.5 / 4945)
CT5-V Blackwing: (195.9 / 4977)
Overall Width (in. / mm): 74.1 / 1883 (without outside rear view mirror)
80.3 / 2039 (with outside rear view mirror)
72.7 / 1846 (with folded outside rear view mirror)
Overall Height (in. / mm): CT5-V: 57.2 / 1453
CT5-V Blackwing: 56.6 / 1437
Tread  (in. / mm): CT5-V:

62.8 / 1595 (front)
63.9 / 1623 (rear)

CT5-V Blackwing:
63.3 / 1622 (front)
62.5 / 1595 (rear)

 

 

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Headroom (in. / mm): 39.0 / 990 (front)
36.6 / 930 (rear)
Legroom (in. / mm): 42.4 / 1078 (front)
37.1 / 941 (rear)
Shoulder Room (in. / mm): 56.7 / 1440 (front)
55.8 / 1416 (rear)
Hip Room (in. / mm): 53.7 / 1365 (front)
53.7 / 1365 (rear)

 

CURB WEIGHT & CARGO VOLUME

Curb Weight (lb. / kg): CT5-V: 4064 / 1843
CT5-V (available AWD):  4202 / 1906
CT5-V Blackwing:  4302 / 1951
CT5-V Blackwing (available automatic): 4275 / 1939
Cargo Volume (cu. ft. / L)2: 11.9 / 337

1Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

SAFETY & DRIVER ASSISTANCE FEATURES

  • Airbags3: Dual-stage frontal, seat-mounted side-impact for driver and front passenger; knee for driver and front passenger; head-curtain for all outboard seating positions with rollover protection. Includes Passenger Sensing System.
  • Standard Tire Pressure Monitor System; tire pressure monitor includes tire fill alert.
  • New and Enhanced Safety Content. Content includes NEW Blind Zone Steering Assist, NEW Intersection Automatic Emergency Braking, Front Pedestrian and Bicyclist Braking, Forward Collision Alert4, Rear Cross Traffic Braking, Enhanced
  • Automatic Parking Assist, Enhanced Automatic Emergency Braking, Side Bicyclist Alert standard on CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing with automatic transmission.
  • Safety Alert Seat 4, Vehicle Diagnostics5, Teen Driver and Rear Seat Reminderstandard on CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing.
  • Driver and Front Passenger Heated and Massaging Seats, Heated Steering Wheel, HD Surround Vision Camera, and AKG Audio, are all standard on CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing. Driver and Front Passenger Ventilated Seats available on CT5 V-Series and Standard on CT5-V Blackwing.
  • Head-Up Display is available on CT5-V. Standard on CT5-V Blackwing.
  • Rear Camera Mirror and Hands-Free Decklid Release available on CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing.
  • NEW Traffic Sign Recognition4 (standard on CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing with automatic transmission).
  • Super Cruise7 driver assistance feature is standard on CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing with automatic transmission. Includes NEW Driver Attention Assist.

1Extremely limited availability
2Built in Lansing, MI with US and globally sourced parts
3Available at extra charge
4Always pay attention while driving and when using Super Cruise. Do not use a hand-held device. Requires active Super Cruise plan or trial. Terms apply. Visit cadillac.com/supercruise for compatible roads and full details
5Safety or driver-assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Visibility, weather and road conditions may affect feature performance. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important feature limitations and information.
6Google built-in services are subject to limitations and availability may vary by vehicle, infotainment system, and location. Select service plan required. Certain Google actions and functionality may require account linking. User terms and privacy statements apply.
7Service availability, features and functionality are subject to limitations and vary by vehicle, device, location and active service plan. Device data connection is required. Google Actions require account linking to use. Lock/unlock features requires automatic locks. Remote start/stop requires GM factory-installed and enabled remote start systems. See onstar.com for details and limitations.
8Google built-in services are subject to limitations and availability may vary by vehicle, infotainment system, and location. Select service plan required. Certain Google actions and functionality may require account linking. User terms and privacy statements apply. Google, Android Auto, Google Play and Google Maps are trademarks of Google LLC.
9Google Play and the Google Play logo are registered trademarks of Google LLC”.
10See onstar.com for details and limitations. Services vary by model. Service plan required.
11Assembled with globally sourced parts.

SPECIFICATIONS
3Always use seat belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See your vehicle Owner’s Manual for more information.
4Read the vehicle’s owner’s manual for more important feature limitations and information.
5Diagnostic capabilities vary by model and plan. Message and data rates may apply. Requires contact method on file and enrollment to receive alerts. Not all issues will deliver alerts. Click here or visit: www.onstar.com/us/en/new_vehicles/ for details and limitations.
6Does not detect people or items. Always check rear seat before exiting.
7Always pay attention while driving and when using Super Cruise. Do not use a hand-held device. Requires active Super Cruise plan or trial. Terms apply. Visit Cadillac.com/supercruise for compatible roads and full details.

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