Cadillac CT5

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Cadillac CT5
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Overview
Manufacturer Cadillac (General Motors)
Production2019–present
Model years 2020–present
AssemblyUnited States: Lansing, Michigan (Lansing Grand River Assembly)
China: Jinqiao, Shanghai (SAIC-GM)
Body and chassis
Class Executive car (E)
Body style 4-door sedan
Layout FR layout / F4 layout
Platform GM Alpha 2 [1]
Related
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission 6-speed TR-6060 manual (CT5 V Blackwing option)
10-speed Hydra-Matic 10L90 automatic [3]
Dimensions
Wheelbase 116.0 in (2,946 mm)
Length193.8 in (4,923 mm)
Width74.1 in (1,882 mm)
Height57.2 in (1,453 mm)
Curb weight 3,660 lb (1,660 kg) (Luxury RWD)
Chronology
Predecessor

The Cadillac CT5 is a mid-size luxury car manufactured and marketed by General Motors under the Cadillac brand.

Contents

Overview

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rear view

The CT5 debuted at the 2019 New York Auto Show. [4] [5] Unlike its predecessor, the CTS, and the flagship CT6, the CT5's fastback bodystyle draws inspiration from the Cadillac fastback models from the late 1940s. The CT5 went on sale in the fall of 2019 and is available in four trim levels (Luxury, Premium Luxury, Sport, and V).

The base model CT5 is powered by the 2.0 L LSY turbocharged I4 producing 237 hp (177 kW) at 5000 rpm and 258 lb⋅ft (350 N⋅m) of torque at 1500-4000 rpm. The CT5 is also offered with an optional 3.0 L LGY twin turbocharged V6 which produces 335 hp (250 kW) and 400 lb⋅ft (542 N⋅m) of torque in the standard CT5 or 360 hp (268 kW) at 5400 rpm and 405 lb⋅ft (549 N⋅m) of torque at 2350-4000 rpm in the CT5-V. [6] The only transmission offered is a 10-speed automatic. In 2021, Cadillac began offering their semi-autonomous driving system, Super Cruise, as an optional feature. The Super Cruise package costs additional $2500, and is the second generation of Super Cruise technology, adding lane change on demand.

The CT5 went on sale in the U.S. in the fourth quarter of 2019 with a starting price of $36,895. In Canada, the starting price was $41,998. [7]

CT5-V

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CT5-V

Cadillac unveiled the high-performance CT5-V on May 30, 2019 alongside the Cadillac CT4-V. It replaced the CTS-V Sport and the XTS-V Sport. [8] The CT5-V is powered by the 3.0 L LGY twin turbocharged V6 producing 360 hp (268 kW) at 5400 rpm and 405 lb⋅ft (549 N⋅m) of torque at 2350-4000 rpm. In the U.S., it carried a starting price of $47,695 for 2020.

CT5-V Blackwing

The CT5-V Blackwing is a higher performance version of the CT5-V and is considered to be the spiritual successor to the Cadillac CTS-V. It features a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine that produces 668 hp (498 kW) and 659 lb⋅ft (893 N⋅m) of torque, which comes standard mated with a 6-speed manual transmission, and is also available with an optional 10-speed automatic. [9] According to Cadillac, they claim that the incoming CT5-V Blackwing will have a 0-60 mph (97 km/h) time of 3.7 seconds (regardless of transmission) along with a top speed of 209 mph. [10] Upon release, it was announced by Cadillac that the CT5-V Blackwing, alongside the smaller CT4-V Blackwing, would be the last gasoline powered V models that Cadillac would produce. [11]

The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing is available with a carbon-ceramic Brembo braking system. The optional carbon-ceramic system (which is copper-free) is about 64 lbs. lighter than the standard cast-iron system. This is the first time Cadillac has offered a carbon-ceramic brake package. [12]

Sales

Calendar yearUnited StatesChina
201943 [13] 6,191 [14]
202014,711 [15] 45,026 [16]

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