The primary manual-equipped manufacturing fashions of the 2022 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing just lately bought at public sale for $430,000. Each Blackwings went underneath the hammer on the Barret-Jackson Scottsdale Public sale in Arizona to lift funds for Black Ambition, a non-profit PolicyLink group.
Black Ambition is the brainchild of singer, songwriter, dressmaker, and document producer Pharrell Williams to profit Black and Latinx entrepreneurs within the tech, well being care, design, and client product/service industries. Barret-Jackson additionally waived the everyday public sale charges and commissions related to the sale.
“Everybody at Cadillac and GM is pleased with the outcomes and what the sale of those new CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing fashions will imply for others by way of Black Ambition,” stated Melissa Grady, Chief Advertising and marketing Officer at Cadillac. “We’re proud to help this non-profit initiative to assist cut back limitations, enhance entry to capital, and supply mentorship to up-and-coming entrepreneurs.”
Black Ambition awards prize monies in enterprise competitions to assist startup entrepreneurs and the $430,000 public sale cash raised by the 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing (VIN 001) and CT5-V Blackwing (VIN 001) will all go to Black Ambition’s prize awards. However, the profitable bidders get tickets to the Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Nation Membership in Nevada for an unique Cadillac driving expertise, plus entry to an upcoming IMSA race.
The latest Cadillac Blackwing fashions are tributes to a dying breed. “These thrilling and interesting sports activities sedans channel Cadillac’s racing historical past, which started in 1949, and has seen sustained success during the last twenty years,” stated Brandon Vivian, Govt Chief Engineer at Cadillac. The American carmaker is forging the electrical route and plans to have fully-electric fashions throughout its portfolio as early as 2025.
Think about, then, the most recent CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing because the final internal-combustion hurrah, however the Blackwing identify will dwell on within the all-electric realm. Till then, the CT4-V Blackwing and its 472-horsepower twin-turbo 3.6-liter V6 engine stay worthy of reward. It goes from zero to 60 mph in underneath 4 seconds and has a 189 mph prime velocity.
In the meantime, the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing is brandishing a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 with 668 horsepower and 659 pound-feet of torque. It goes to 60 mph in 3.7-seconds and has a prime velocity above 200 mph. Each Blackwings have a six-speed Tremec guide stick, rear-wheel-drive, magnetic suspension, and an digital limited-slip differential (eLSD) with torque-vectoring capabilities.