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Gamers Should Rejoice: Forza Horizon 5 Just Scored the Cadillac CT4 and CT5-V Blackwings

Cadillac is celebrating 20 years of the V-Series high-performance models. Now, gamers can experience the expert handling and extreme capability of the luxury vehicles.

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Cadillac has a number of special events planned as it dedicates the next year to celebrating its V-Series of high-performance vehicles. One innovative way Cadillac will highlight its luxury and performance is through one of the most popular video games. The CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwings will be featured in Forza Horizon 5.

“The timing couldn’t be better for the V-Series Blackwings to arrive in ‘Forza Horizon 5’,” said Global Vice President of Cadillac Rory Harvey. “Since going on sale in 2021, both V-Series Blackwings have been in high demand, and it’s a thrill to see these iconic sedans come to life in a format that makes them accessible to millions of enthusiasts around the world.”

How Gamers Will Experience the Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwings

Cadillac says both cars will be available in the upcoming Series 19 update, “Midnights at Horizon” for “Forza Horizon 5,” which is available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles, Windows PCs and Steam.

Both cars will be offered as seasonal rewards that players can earn by completing challenges and progressing through the “Forza Horizon 5” seasonal playlist. There is a time limit as to when each of the vehicles will be available.

The CT5-V Blackwing will be available to players as a seasonal reward from April 6 to April 12, 2023.

The CT4-V Blackwing will be available to players as a seasonal reward from April 20 to April 26, 2023.

The cars’ arrival in “Forza Horizon 5” marks the first appearance of the Cadillac V-Series Blackwing models in the “Forza” franchise. The 2013 Cadillac XTS limousine, 2016 CTS-V and ATS-V are all currently in the game.

The V-Series of High-Performance Cadillacs

The twin-turbocharged Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and supercharged CT5-V Blackwing sedans offer the ultimate balance of performance luxury and track capability. Cadillac is currently celebrating all of the V-Series models as it celebrates 20 years of the performance segment. The high-performance V models include the Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing, CT5-V Blackwing, CT4-V, CT5-V. The supercharged Escalade-V SUV, is currently the most powerful Cadillac production model of all time with 682 horsepower. More information is available at

More information about Cadillac’s V-Series 20th anniversary celebrations is available at For additional information on “Forza Horizon 5,” visit and

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Mary Conway is a professional automotive journalist and has decades of experience specializing in automotive news analysis. She covered the Detroit Three for more than twenty years for the ABC affiliate, in Detroit. Her affection for the Motor City comes naturally. Her father ran a gas station while Mary was growing up, in Wisconsin.

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