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“Blackwing” V-8 will remain Cadillac-exclusive, says brand president

Throughout General Motors’ continual effort to make Cadillac a true competitive force in the luxury car market, able to go step-for-step with the Germans, critics have long asked for an exclusive, brand-specific engine—specifically a V-8. With the new twin-turbo 4.2-liter DOHC engine, dubbed “Blackwing,” that powers the high-performance CT6-V and the Platinum-trimmed CT6 models, the brand finally has it.


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