If Darth Vader had been born in Detroit, this just might be his vehicle of choice. The new 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Black Diamond Edition ($70,000). Uncannily timed with the release of a similarly adorned steerable rocket sled, the Porsche 911 Black Edition, this iteration of the already stunning CTS-V adds upgraded interior materials like microfiber suede Recaro sport seats to cradle the Dark Overlord’s butt and Midnight Sapele wood trim. For the exterior mods, you’ll find a black triple coat SpectraFlair paint job, yellow Brembo brakes and gorgeous 19″ matte black wheels that add that extra touch of sinister, in case the 6.2 liter 556 hp V8 isn’t enough to send the kiddies running. Thankfully, this rip-snorting American-made monster is available in both paddle shift automatic and a beloved 6-speed manual. This ninja’d version will also show up in the sedan and wagon, as well. Get behind the wheel and start playing “The Imperial March” as you overtake the petty masses.
More very dark photos after the jump.