After more than eight year of production, GM is going to introduce a new, completely redesigned, second generation of its flagship crossover, which will come as 2017 Buick Enclave. This luxury crossover was originally introduced in 2007, and it was facelifted about three years ago. Now it is a perfect time for a redesign. New model will come with plenty of novelties, and once again, it will come designed both for Chinese and U.S. market. We will see numerous changes. The 2017 Buick Enclave will ride on new platform, it will get completely new design, both outside and inside, it will come with new engine lineup, and it will also feature plenty of latest technologies.
2017 Buick Enclave redesign
The 2017 Buick Enclave will come completely redesigned. Second generation of this luxury crossover will feature plenty of novelties. First of all, new model will get new platform. Current Gamma platform will be replaced by company’s new C1XX platform, which will bring plenty of improvements. New model will grow bigger, but also come with some big weight savings. According to some reports, new Buick Enclave will be about 300 pounds lighter. In terms of styling, we will see a model which will be completely adapted to brand’s new design language.
2017 Buick Enclave interior
Same thing is with interior. We will see new design, which will be more upscale, featuring not only more attractive styling, but also better quality of materials. The 2017 Enclave will come with the latest InteliLink infotainment system. There will be many new technologies, in terms of safety, drive assist and entertainment too. Also, new platform will feature longer wheelbase, which will provide more space-efficient interior, compared to orifinal model.
2017 Buick Enclave engine
The 2017 Buick Enclave will come with new lineup of engines. Base engine will be the latest version of company’s well-known 3.6 liter V6 engine, which will for this ocassion probably come with max output of 310 horses and 285 pound-feet of torque. Finally there will be one more engine in offer. Optional unit will be new 3.0 liter twin-turbocharged V6, which will have max power of around 400 horses and 400 pound-feet of torque. The 2017 Enclave will come with new transmission. It will be either 8- or 9-speed automatc.
2017 Buick Enclave release date and price
The 2017 Buick Enclave will come probably late this year. Finally when it is about price, new model will cost a little bit more than current model so, starting price will definitely be over 40.000 dollars.