CT4-V Blackwing to Get Color Caliper Option

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DETROIT – The GM Authority recently posted an article by Francisco Cruz detailing the colored-caliper option which will be available on the upcoming Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing high-performance sedan.

The piece revealed photos of the four colors – gray (standard), blue, red and bronze. The blue, red and bronze versions will be available as a $595 addition to the vehicle which sports a 3.6-liter V6 engine producing 472 horsepower, 445 pounds-feet of torque and 0-60 miles-per-hour times of 3.8 seconds (top speed estimated at 189 mph!).

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Cadillac Blackwing Showcases Brembo Tech

Upon its unveiling in February, Cadillac revealed the following about its brakes:

Track-capable braking systems

The V-Series Blackwing models feature advanced high-performance braking systems that have been extensively track and road-tested. The exclusive V-Series Blackwing wheel designs enable an even larger rotor over the previous CTS-V.

Highlighted features:

CT4-V Blackwing: 14.96 x 1.34-inch (380 X 34 mm) front rotors and 13.4 x 1.1-inch (340.5 x 28 mm) rear rotors

Staggered Brembo® six-piston front calipers and four-piston rear calipers

High-performance copper-free brake linings comply with California law and deliver superior fade resistance with an excellent pedal feel on and off the track

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Brake systems are integrated to each vehicles’ selectable drive modes, including brake pedal feel. Brake pedal feel can also be assigned within My-Mode and V-Mode.

The CT4-V Blackwing, along with its larger sibling CT5-V Blackwing, go on sale later this summer in limited numbers.

Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.