Auto Shows Buick unveils electric concept in China

18:07  25 april  2018
18:07  25 april  2018 Source:   autofile.ca

Behold The World's First Concept Car

  Behold The World's First Concept Car 1938's Buick Y Job also became GM's Design VP's daily driver for almost thirteen years.Y Job came with a longer, wider and lower body featuring hidden power headlamps, power windows, a power soft top and an automatic gearbox, as well as a standard 140 horsepower engine, while rolling on tiny, 13-inch wheels. That trick made it ride even lower.

Buick teases electric concept crossover for China . It’ll debut April 17 in Shanghai, could be based on the Chevrolet Bolt. Buick released a teaser image of a new all- electric concept SUV it's calling the Enspire.

Buick unveiled an electric concept car Tuesday in China , which remains the brand's biggest market, by far. The Buick Enspire is an all- electric sport utility vehicle that can drive zero to 60 mph in 4 seconds and travel 370 miles on a single charge.

Buick Enspire concept© Provided by Autofile Buick Enspire concept Buick has unveiled an electric crossover utility in China which may end up in the Buick global lineup as GM plans for widespread electrification across its model lines early in the new decade.

Planned for public debut at the Auto China show in Beijing at the end of the month, the Enspire concept features very little resemblance to anything currently in the Buick lineup, with even the signature waterfall grille being replaced by a pseudo-mesh presentation.

Buick's New Electric Concept Is Very Round

  Buick's New Electric Concept Is Very Round Buick has an image problem in the U.S., where it’s seen as a brand for The Olds, and where it’s planning to take its own name off of its cars in 2019. But in China, where Buick sold 1.2 million vehicles last year, it’s a completely different story. Electric is also big there, which brings us to the big Buick news of the day: an electric concept for China called the Enspire. The Enspire will debut later this month in Beijing, and reflects Buick’s continued push into China and what is turning out to be the future of the brand.

Buick unveiled a beautiful new all- electric SUV concept with “up to 370 miles” of range. Sure, why not 1 million miles as long as we’re talking about concepts … GM unveiled the Buick Enspire all- electric concept SUV at Auto China 2018 in Beijing this week.

Buick 's electric SUV concept does 0-60 in 4 seconds and has a 370-mile range.

Befitting an all-electric vehicle, it is chock full of technological features, including a head-up display that seems to project on the entire windshield, which makes navigation directions an augmented reality feature, overlaying the route and points of interest over the actual road ahead. Also, the instrument panel OLED touchscreen (for organic light-emitting diode) touchscreen is not the traditional square shape.

The interior design theme is “surround skyline.” We don’t know what that means, but it’s light and spacious thanks to large windows and thinned out panels, such as the narrow centre console clad in wood and suede.

The exterior has more of a raised sport compact profile than a sport utility look, with smooth panels accentuated by strong feature lines. Aerodynamic cues add a sculpted look to the overall presentation.

Buick VELITE 6 PHEV and EV Unveiled in China

  Buick VELITE 6 PHEV and EV Unveiled in China In case you don’t already know, Buick is big in China , and has been for a while now. There are several models available over there that we don’t get here in Canada and in the United States, such as the compact Excelle and Verano, the GL8 minivan and even …At the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing, the brand launched the VELITE 6, an all-new model that will go on sale in China later this year as a plug-in hybrid, followed by a full electric variant.

The 2018 Buick Enspire all- electric concept SUV. The Envision was announced in China , where the Buick nameplate is well-loved. It will be interesting to see if GM releases this sharp SUV under a different brand though.

Buick 's electric SUV concept does 0-60 in 4 seconds and has a 370-mile range.

Under the skin, Buick’s eMotion electric powertrain generates 410kW (550 hp) but it is not immediately known how many electric motors it uses. Buick says it will go from zero to 100km/h in about four seconds, while lithium-ion storage enables a reported driving range of 595 km and can reportedly be charged (wirelessly, when available) to 80% in 40 minutes.

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BMW iX3 Production Will Start in 2020 .
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