- The Cadillac CT5-V Black Wing lapped the Dubai Autodrome circuit in 2:17.653 minutes.
- The Cadillac CT5-V Black Wing is the fastest subcompact car to come out of the Cadillac line with a top speed of 320 km/h.
- In 2021, on its arrival in the region, the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing took the official title of “Fastest Production Sedan Around the Yas Marina Circuit”, setting a record of 2:20.98 minutes.
A year after its arrival in the region, which set a record at the Yas Marina Circuit, the Cadillac CT5-V Black Wing has revived the performance game by breaking the record for the fastest four-door saloon at the Dubai Autodrome. Cadillac’s fastest subcompact car laps the 5.39km Grand Prix circuit at the Dubai Autodrome. 2:17.653 minutes on 18 November 2022, beating the previous record of 2:18.816 minutes.
Commenting on this new honor, Cristian Aquilina, Managing Director, Cadillac International Operations and Cadillac Middle East said: “Performance has always been part of Cadillac’s DNA, and that’s evident in the CT5-V Black Wing. Cadillac’s fastest subcompact car to date arrived in the region with a bang and quickly became world-renowned. Tarin tracks, claiming its territory on its natural habitat. A year later, the storm is nowhere near abating. With this new record, this beast once again tells our story in the racing arena. Backed by over a century of technical innovation, design craftsmanship and performance expertise.
The Cadillac CT5-V Black Wing is the fastest subcompact car ever to come out of the Cadillac line, boasting a top speed of 320 km/h. The nameplate is supported by standard 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with a satin gray or tech bronze finish and is powered by a 6.2L supercharged 8-cylinder engine producing 668 horsepower, 893 Nm of torque. It is equipped with the latest aero development technology inspired by the Cadillac Dpi-V, including a front underwing that creates a low pressure zone, allowing cool air to be directed to critical areas of the vehicle and Helps maintain vehicle balance. .
Furthermore, the electronic limited slip rear differential (eLSD), optimized for each driving mode and each performance traction management setting, provides maximum traction effort and improves stability during cornering. Meanwhile, the fourth-generation Magnetic Ride Control (MRC) is the world’s fastest-reacting suspension technology that adapts and adjusts the vehicle’s shock absorbers in real time in response to changes in the ground. It provides excellent shock damping, enhancing the driving performance of these nameplates.
The car’s prowess is brought to the floor by forged aluminum wheels and MICHELIN® Pilot Sport 4S tires that were developed exclusively for the V-Series Black Wing lineup, for their track prowess and on-road comfort. play an important role in the balance of The CT5-V Black Wing has the largest factory-installed brakes in Cadillac history.
The Dubai Autodrome features an FIA-sanctioned 5.39km circuit with six different configurations. For more than a decade, Dubai Autodrome has hosted world-class racing including the FIA GT Championship, European Touring Car Championship, A1 GP, MRF Challenge, Radical Middle East Cup, F3 Asia, Asian Le Mans Series and the famous Includes the Hankook 24H Dubai Endurance Race.