Tag: Cadillac CT6

Are These Six 2020 Rides Going To Become Future Classics?

Hagerty knows a thing or two about classic cars, so it’s interesting to see which current 2020 models they believe will become future classics. Unsurprisingly, their so-called Hot List includes a handful of obvious choices. However, it also features models that fly under the radar and a legitimate surprise or two. Chevrolet Corvette C8 Starting […]

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The Story Of The Cadillac CT6 And Its Blackwing V8 Engine Is More Depressing Than Most People Realize

Cadillac swung for the fences with the CT6 as it featured a unique rear-wheel drive platform and an exclusive twin-turbo 4.2-liter V8 engine. The engine, known as the Blackwing, was installed in the range-topping CT6-V and was set to be shared with a handful of other Cadillacs. However, fate intervened and the engine became an […]

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Cadillac Has No Future Plans For Blackwing Engine But Will Retain The Name

Cadillac’s twin-turbocharged 4.2-liter V8 Blackwing engine is orphaned following the marque’s decision to end production of the CT6 and it seems unlikely to find a home in any other Cadillac model. While attending the recent unveiling of the 2021 Escalade, Road and Track spoke with Cadillac president Steve Carlisle about the future of the Blackwing […]

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The Cadillac CT6-V Is An Absolute Monster Of A Luxury Sedan

The Cadillac CT6, including the high-performance CT6-V model, will be killed off in the not too distant future but before it’s sent on its way, Throttle House had the opportunity to test out the luxurious sedan up in Canada. Head-lining the CT6-V is its engine. It’s dubbed the Blackwing, features two turbochargers, displaces 4.2-liters, and […]

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GM Recalls More Than 900,000 Vehicles Worldwide Over Software And Fire Risk Issues

General Motors is issuing two recalls that affect more than 900,000 vehicles across the globe over brake software issues and fire risks. Reuters reports that the car manufacturer will recall more than 550,000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Cadillac CT6, and GMC Sierra 1500 models from the 2019 model year due to a potential software issue related […]

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Future Cadillacs Will Have Full Names Rather Than Alphanumeric Designations

Back in the early 2000s, Cadillac attempted to mirror its German rivals as far as model designations were concerned, opting to utilize letter and number combinations instead of sticking with its rich naming heritage. First came the likes of the CTS, SRX, STS, XLR, DTS, and a decade later, sedans were named CT4 through CT6, […]

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One And Done? Cadillac’s Blackwing V8 Appears To Be A Dying Black Sheep

The Cadillac CT6-V isn’t long for this world and it appears the model’s twin-turbo 4.2-liter Blackwing V8 engine will also suffer a similar fate. According to Motor Trend, the engine has effectively been “orphaned” due to cost cutting moves. As a result, it will likely die with the CT6-V. However, this wasn’t what GM originally […]

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GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Saved By UAW Agreement, Will Reportedly Build An Electric Pickup

The UAW has released new details about their tentative agreement with General Motors. One of the biggest revelations is the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant will remain open. This is a major reversal for the automaker as the Michigan plant was originally slated to end production in June. However, the company eventually extended production of the Cadillac […]

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