Buick

2019 Buick LaCrosse Sport Touring gives sedan some new style

2019 Buick LaCrosse Sport Touring gives sedan some new style

Buick is adding a new, more sporting version of its LaCrosse sedan to the line-up, promising feistier styling though no extra power. The 2019 Buick LaCrosse ST - or Sport Touring - keeps the 3.6-liter V6 engine and 9-speed automatic transmission of the regular LaCrosse, for its 310 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque.

Continue Reading

Amazon Key In-Car Delivery: 5 quick facts you should know

Amazon Key In-Car Delivery: 5 quick facts you should know

We need to talk about Amazon Key In-Car Delivery, and not just because Amazon announced it formally this week. Today I'm going to run down 5 main points you need to be aware of, whether or not you'll be participating in Amazon's futuristic product delivery adventure. The first and most important point here is: Amazon doesn't get a copy of your car key - they don't need it.

Continue Reading

This stunning Buick Enspire concept is a 550hp electric SUV

This stunning Buick Enspire concept is a 550hp electric SUV

While you were sleeping on Buick, the automaker has been quietly working on some of the most beautiful concept cars around, and its new all-electric SUV is no different. Dubbed the Buick Enspire, this latest concept will make its official debut at Auto China 2018 in Beijing later this month. However, we're hoping it soon makes the jump from theory to production.

Continue Reading

Buick Enspire Concept teases possible future EV

Buick Enspire Concept teases possible future EV

Buick is set to roll out an all-new luxury SUV concept in China called the Enspire. The SUV is all-electric and as of now, it's not clear if the vehicle will make production. With the popularity of SUVs and the push towards electrification, there is a decent chance that the Enspire gets built.

Continue Reading

Buick badge dropped to make way for luxe Avenir sub-brand

Buick badge dropped to make way for luxe Avenir sub-brand

Bye-bye Buick - or the trunk badging, anyway. The American automaker may have spent the past couple of years trying to remind car-buyers that it exists, but it's now taking the unusual step of removing some of that branding. As of Buick's 2019 model year cars, which are already beginning to arrive now, there's a big shake-up in where you'll find the company name.

Continue Reading

2018 Buick Enclave Avenir launches luxe subbrand with premium SUV

2018 Buick Enclave Avenir launches luxe subbrand with premium SUV

The Buick Avenir is real, but don't get too excited: the first vehicle to bear the name of the new sub-brand is actually a high-luxe SUV. The 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir marks the debut of the automaker's premium offering, an attempt to squeeze even more cash out of a buyer looking for its American take on luxury. In the process, it uses a brand that has already built up a decent reputation among car aficionados.

Continue Reading

2017 Buick Envision First Drive: Room for one more?

2017 Buick Envision First Drive: Room for one more?

'Room for one more?' seems to be the battle cry of automakers eager to cash in on the unrelenting popularity of SUVs, and the 2017 Buck Envision bellows this inquiry at the top of its gilded lungs. Poised to participate in the nebulous 'premium compact' segment that at any given time encapsulates offerings from Lexus, Acura, Volvo, and Lincoln, the Envision hits the ground running thanks to strong support from smaller (Encore) and larger (Enclave) sport-utility siblings in the Buick showroom.

Continue Reading

Buick Verano To End Production As Brand Moves Towards SUVs

Buick Verano To End Production As Brand Moves Towards SUVs

Once a hailed as an indicator that GM had finally cracked the small car code, the Buick Verano sedan has been tapped for an early exit. Rumored for months but finally confirmed by the brand, the last Verano will roll off the assembly line this coming October.

Continue Reading

GM freezes 60k SUV sales over misleading economy labels

GM freezes 60k SUV sales over misleading economy labels

General Motors has slammed the brakes on sales of several of its large SUVs, after discovering economy figures had been misrepresented. Sales of vehicles wearing Chevrolet, GMC, and Buick nameplates have been put on hold - affecting almost 60,000 cars - after it was realized that the EPA numbers were higher than they ought to be.

Continue Reading

Buick’s Avista looks great in red. You still can’t have one

Buick’s Avista looks great in red. You still can’t have one

As elaborate teases go, bringing out your widely-acclaimed concept car in another stunning finish but refusing to green-light production ranks pretty high up on the list. Buick is certainly reveling in the attention the Avista concept has been receiving, and for the New York International Auto Show it has brought along a new version of the slinky coupe.

Continue Reading

2017 Buick Encore is the Opel Mokka X, set for debut in NYC

2017 Buick Encore is the Opel Mokka X, set for debut in NYC

Buick has been working hard over the last year or so to make its brand appealing to younger buyers. Buicks are often thought of as the car your grandma drove, but that is changing with cars like the Avista. Buick is set to unveil another new car that will debut at the New York International Auto Show and that vehicle is the 2017 Encore.

Continue Reading

Designing Avista: How Buick got its mojo back

Designing Avista: How Buick got its mojo back

Even in its hometown, Buick couldn't have expected to so thoroughly wow auto show attendees with its Avista concept. The brand known for being the oldest active American car maker is also the frequent butt of jokes about the age - and aged sensibilities - of its drivers, with GM stablemates Chevrolet and Cadillac left to monopolize the lion's share of technology and design.

Continue Reading

1 2 3