Hennessey Turns The Cadillac CT5 Into A 1,000hp Hyper Sedan


    By DCB Editorial, June 27, 2023

    Texas-based hypercar producer and high-performance automobile creator, has unveiled its ‘H1000’ Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing. Boasting a supercharged 1,000 horsepower V8 the rear-wheel drive Cadillac is “a herculean muscle automotive carrying a sublime tuxedo”. Straight from the manufacturing facility, the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing is Hennessey’s strongest manufacturing automotive ever. Below its hood is a supercharged 6.2-liter small-block LT4 V8 engine rated at 668 horsepower and 659 lb-ft of torque. Provided with a 6-speed handbook and a 10-speed automated, each variants dash to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and boast a prime velocity of over 205 mph.

    Hennessey’s engineering group, upgraded the inventory Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing to hypercar energy ranges. First, its LT4 receives ported cylinder heads, enhanced consumption and exhaust valves, improved lifters and pushrods, outsized warmth exchangers, and long-tube chrome steel headers. Then GM’s small block is fitted with a high-flow supercharger, changing the manufacturing facility unit. Lastly, Hennessey’s engineers add Hennessey Engine Administration Calibration (HEMC) for its new mission.

    The result’s a dyno-proven 1,000 bhp and 966 lb-ft torque. That immense energy shaves a full second off the 0-60 mph dash, drops the ¼ mile run to 10.1 seconds, and pushes the highest velocity to nicely above 200 mph.

    Hennessey’s prodigious energy improve enhances Cadillac’s efficiency enhancements, together with adaptive Magnetic Trip Management, Brembo brakes, and configurable driving modes for each scenario. An built-in knowledge recorder logs efficiency each on- and off-track.

    The ‘H1000’ improve is backed by Hennessey’s complete 2-year / 24,000-mile restricted guarantee. The improve solely applies to the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing (not the usual Cadillac CT5-V, fitted with a V6). Manufacturing of the brand new Hennessey ‘H1000’ Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing will start in August 2023.


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