Forza Horizon 5 Update: CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing Sedans

Midnight at Horizon Update: CT4-V/CT5-V Blackwing & Rimac Nevera/Lexus LC

Cadillac devotees now have an excuse to rejoice, as the trademark’s best driving machines are set to be included in Forza Horizon 5, one of the most admired video games, coming up next week.

The CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing are about to enter the digital racing world, giving gamers the opportunity to take the wheel of these spirited sedans in a highly realistic Mexican environment. As part of the Series 19 update “Midnight at Horizon”, these cars will be available as seasonal rewards, so players must put in the effort to gain access to these American versions of AMG and BMW M.

From April 6th to April 12th in 2023, gamers will earn enough points to fetch the high-end CT5, followed by the CT4 from April 20th to 26th. It’s the first time ever that Blackwing cars will enter this title, and they will join various different styles of Cadillac models, including the 2016 CTS-V, ATS-V, as well as the 2013 XTS limousine.

“The introduction of the V-Series Blackwings to Forza Horizon 5 couldn’t have come at a better time. Since their launch in 2021, the two models of the V-Series Blackwings have been highly sought after, and it’s exciting to see them brought to life in a way that makes them available to all the car fanatics out there,” said Rory Harvey, Global Vice President of Cadillac.

Avid gamers have the chance to race their hot-rod Cadillacs against authentic competitors, highlighting the BMW M4 and Audi RS7 Sportback (introduced to the game in the recent period) among others from Mercedes-AMG, Lexus, BMW, as well as various other labels.

Playground Games, the creators of Forza Horizon 5, are notorious for their inclusion of vehicles from previous editions. This could potentially mean that the Escalade ESV and ’59 Eldorado Biarritz be featured soon-enough.

It’s worth noting that the CT5-V Blackwing is equipped with a comprehensive 6.2L supercharged V8 engine which packs an impressive torque measurement of 668hp and 659 lb-ft. Taking just 3.4 seconds to reach 60 mph (by a six-speed manual, taking 3.6 seconds), attaining a maximum speed above 200 mph is achievable when driven by a fervent driver.

The CT4-V Blackwing is an understated force. The humbler iteration of the Cadillac’s performance vehicle range, it wields a twin-turbo 3.6-liter V6 motor expelling 472 horses as well as 445 lb-ft of torque. You can choose between a 10-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission; the former will blast to 60 mph in merely 3.9 seconds, while the manual adds an extra 0.2 seconds. Maximum velocity? A superb 189 mph!

During the prior year, the car manufacturer made available a singular variation of the CT4-V Blackwing, restricted to 297 copies.

Players of Horizon 5 won’t only be anticipating the incorporation of fresh Cadillacs, but further cars too. For example, the graceful Lexus LC Coupe and the extreme Rimac Nevera electric supercar boasting 1,914 horsepower. Beyond that, a variety of new body kits from Liberty Walk and StreetFighter LA have been added for particular vehicles.

The eagerly-anticipated Rally Adventure Expansion Pack will soon be available, granting gamers the capability to fulfill their Colin McRae dreams while he cruises across the Mexican desert in his famous Focus WRC rally vehicle. The Ford F-150 Lightning will likewise be provided, however, we understand that these vehicles will be offered as separate downloadable material.

For those playing on Xbox One and Series X|S, the highly impressive Forza Horizon 5 is up for grabs. Likewise, gamers utilizing Windows PCs or Steam can get their hands on the thrilling title as well. Yet, no need for commiseration from Play Station devotees either, as Gran Turismo 7 continues to provide extensive additions of coveted automobiles.

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