550-HP 2019 Cadillac CT6-V Costs $88,790 And You Can Pre-Order It Now

Cadillac’s 2019 CT6-V will cost U.S. buyers upwards of $88,790 straight up, although a pre-order program, which starts today, has also been put in place, capped at 275 units.

Buying a 2019 Cadillac CT6-V comes with benefits such as tuition and luxury accommodation at the 2-day Cadillac V-Performance Academy at Spring Mountain, an offer that’s valid for 1 year and is reserved for the original owner of each new, unused model.

“The 2019 CT6-V marks the expansion of the V-Series sub-brand and is the proof point of Cadillac’s commitment to build high-performance vehicles as we continue our product offensive,” stated Cadillac president, Steve Carlisle. “Fans of Cadillac will see high-performance variants across our portfolio.”

Powering the car is an all-new hand-built 4.2-liter Blackwing twin-turbo V8 unit, delivering an estimated 550 HP (410 kW / 557 PS) and 627 lb-ft (850 Nm) of torque.

Late last year, Cadillac also announced additional V-Series variants that are to follow in the footsteps of the CT6-V. While the automaker hasn’t revealed any specifics, we can expect a CT5-V to fill in for the CTS V, and possibly a CT3 or CT4-V to replace the ATS V.

As for the 2019 CT6-V and its $88,790 price tag, it’s cheaper than a BMW 750i by more than $8,000 and has roughly 100 HP more. Still, in order to make a proper comparison (and not just with the 7-Series), we’ll have to wait for Cadillac to release full-specs.

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  • SgtBeavis

    Hmm, the CT6 has been cancelled so will this just have a single year production run?

    • charlotteharry57

      Guess so. Beyond ridiculous. Makes you think hamsters at the wheel are running this company. If I still owned GM stock, I’d be at this year’s shareholder meeting giving Mary a piece of my mind. Unlike FCA, which got a few model years out of the Dart/200, this (CT6) was a complete waste of money from the start. No prior planning whatsoever.

    • bd0007

      Not canceled.

  • Jason Panamera

    Facelifted CT6 is ( was) really nice looking car.

    • Andrewthecarguy

      Agreed. The face on this V is very attractive. I think the interior will be underwhelming tho, as it is in the XT6.

  • Blade t

    I’m sure it’s a nice car, but no one is going to buy it..

  • john1168

    Now this Cadillac I like! With the way Caddy’s depreciate, I wouldn’t buy it but I wonder what the leases will be like on this?

  • Merc1

    So you can pre-order a car that is already cancelled. Only at GM.

    M

    • lagunas3ca

      Not cancelled for US lineup, but that’s just another example of GM’s misrepresentation.

      • Merc1

        Which would be a crying shame for an American luxury car.

        M

    • bd0007

      As expected not canceled (just didn’t make sense), but will either shift production to another plant or import from China.

      While RenCen would prefer not to do the latter, seems like the most prudent financial choice until the CT6 gets moved to the new platform (if it gets to that) underpinning the CT4 and CT5, and hence can build all 3 sedans not only at the same plant, but same line.

      • Merc1

        There is no plan in place yet to save this car, it’s a speculation at this time.

        M

  • A LITTLE LATE TO THE GAME FOR THIS ITERATION GIVEN THE CT6 HAS BEEN CANCELED.
    IT’S A SHAME BECAUSE THIS FINALLY LOOKS LIKE THE FLAGSHIP CADILLAC SO DESPERATELY NEEDED.

  • Kagan

    At that level most buyers don’t compare prices!

  • Kagan

    The front is very nice but not the back.

  • Bash

    Is that a woman behind the wheel?! Really, they put a woman here and a guy in the XT6?

    • Astonman

      C’mom Bash. Don’t be so sexist.

      • Shane

        Jokes on you, that’s a woman under his bat costume!

        • Astonman

          Never would have known. Her picture looks so much like a guy!

  • Astonman

    that front end is sweet!

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Wait, I thought this died?

  • Shane

    The front lights look a million times better thsn the new giant crossover they are making

  • Nordschleife

    Feel free to put this EXACT front end on the XT6. COMPLETELY UNCHANGED CADILLAC.

  • SteersUright

    V8’s are one thing GM does so right.

    • HaltestelleLuitpolthafen

      Not the Northstar.

      What a steaming pile of shit that was.

      • Ben

        Exactly!! Northstar engines were garbage by 100k. However, not nearly as bad as Ford’s Triton V8.

  • Craig

    I feel like screaming in Mary’s face. “How incredibly stupid are you?” Cadillac finally has a flagship sedan worthy of Cadillac….. and they are shooting it DEAD moments after it arrives in showrooms. I’m done with GM.

  • Craig

    Chill out? Based on what? A fantasy?

  • NOT A VERY WELL THOUGHT OUT PLAN.

  • Michael_66589

    why its limited to 275 units ? Finally new high performance V8 from GM and limited production. so bad.

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