Cadillac Confirms Manual Transmission Blackwing With 3D-Printed Shifter

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If you have been good all year, you might find billet aluminum in your stocking. That’s because Cadillac has confirmed the manual transmission Blackwing with a 3D-printed shifter. In a press release earlier today we learned that the latest in 3D printing have been used to (literally) cut through the headaches associated with offering a manual transmission. Items like wiring harnesses, the shifter, and new AC ducts are being manufactured at a fraction of what it cost in the old days.

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The CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing sedans will arrive with the manual transmission as standard equipment, leaving the 10-speed automatic as an option. They also claim mention that advanced machine work has allowed the new gearbox to be stronger and quieter than any previous offering. Click the button below for great incentives from our dealers and stay with us for all your Cadillac news.

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