The Buick is known for its outstanding compact sedan car models. The manufacturer unveiled its plans of releasing the next generation of Avenir back during the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. The car is going to hit the auto market as 2017 Buick Avenir. Though the automaker has no yet released full details about this car, consumers are anticipating that there are some significant and impressive updates. Expect a refreshed exterior look, a more luxurious and comfortable interior cabin and better powertrain performance. The upcoming Buick Avenir is going to adopt a luxurious 4-door full-size compact sedan platform. Due to the stiff market competition in this market segment, the Australian manufacturer is going to install new impressive upgrades, to retain its previous consumers and attract new ones.
2017 Buick Avenir – Body and Interior Changes:
The 2017 Buick Avenir is going to receive a complete exterior with few of the previous features carried forward. There are some rumors indicating that the auto designer is going to adopt high strength steel accompanied by lightweight aluminum and glass materials for its exterior chassis. The lightweight body structure will improve the aerodynamic functions and enhance fuel efficiency. The front end is going to be revised with a new angular grille, which is already a common trend in some top luxurious car models like Lacrosse model.
The new bumpers also come in shatter-proof glass styling. This means that there are no plastic materials used for the exterior designing. Expect better air intakes for engine cooling and LED headlights adopting jewel-eye. The rear end also looks more elegant with LED indicators and new dual exhaust pipe system. The new 2017 Buick Avenir will ride on 21-inch alloy wheels to ensure proper road grip hence proper stability. Inside the upcoming Avenir concept, it is going to offer a great deal of comfortable and luxurious interior features. Most sections of the interior cabin adopt premium leather and suede upholstery. The spacious interior is capable of sitting up to four adult persons with sufficient headroom and legroom to cater for both long and short occupants. Technology has not been left behind in Buick Avenir’s Interior Designing. The dashboard comes refreshed and classy adopting a combination of leather and wood trimming.
The 2017 Buick Avenir comes with a 12-inch infotainment display screen, where most controls are operated. It comes with few appropriate soft-touch buttons featuring aluminum trimming. The new Buick Avenir features heated and ventilated front seats with integrated screens matted at the back of the front seats. Other standard features include automatic climate control, air conditioning system, premium sound system with AM/FM radio, USB port interface, Bluetooth audio and smartphone integration, MP3/CD player and others. Safety and Driver assistance features include a rearview camera, parking assist, blind spot monitoring system, premium safety belts and airbags among others.
2017 Buick Avenir – Transmission Kit and Engine Specs:
It is still not clear on the ultimate powertrain that will feature under the hood for the new 2017 Buick Avenir. However, some reliable rumor information indicates that it a 3.6-liter turbocharged V-6 engine rated at about 350 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque. A standard 7-speed automatic transmission is possible and power will be sent to the rear wheel drive system. In terms of acceleration, it is estimated that this engine will be capable of taking the car up to 60 mph in just 6.5 seconds from rest. Its top speed is rated at around 155 miles per hour. Rumors also indicate that Buick is going to offer a hybrid version of this engine featuring electric motors. There is still no detailed information on fuel efficiency.
2017 Buick Avenir – Arrival Date and Price:
The automaker has not yet provided full information on the exact release date and price for 2017 Buick Avenir. However, consumers are anticipating that it will make its auto world debut towards the end of this year or in the first quarter of 2017. It will go for around $60,000 as the base price.