Buick’s large premium sedan will be redesigned soon. According to latest reports, it will come as 2018 Buick LaCrosse. As you may know, company presented a concept model of next generation some time ago. So, this move was expected. This nameplate is present for over a decade. We have seen two generations of it so far. Third generation is expect to come next year. New model is expected to come with plenty of significant improvements compared to current model. We will see new platform, new look, new interior, and plenty of other new technologies and design solutions.
2018 Buick LaCrosse specs
The 2018 Buick LaCrosse will come complete redesigned. That is the latest information about this luxury sedan. New model will be based on a concept, which was presented some time ago. We will see plenty of changes on new model. It will ride on company’s new platform, a special version of P2XX, same that will be used for the upcoming Chevrolet Impala. New platform will provide many improvements. The 2018 LaCrosse is expected to be around 300 pounds lighter than current model. Also, we will see big improvement in terms of styling.
2018 Buick LaCrosse redesign
New model will feature much more refined look, which will be characterized by sharp lines and aerodynamic look. The 2018 Buick LaCrosse will be visually very similar to the concept, but with some smaller changes of some parts, in order to be more production friendly and more adapted to the brand’s current design language. Compared to other models from the lineup, 2018 LaCrosse will have a little bit sportier character, but still with recognizable “waterfall” grille.
2018 Buick LaCrosse engine
Most likely, 2018 Buick LaCrosse will be available with only one engine. It will be a 3.6 liter V6 engine, which has max output of 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque. On the other side, current 4-cylinder unit will be discontinued, and there are no indications that it will be replaced. When it is about transmission, new model will be equipped with 8-speed automatic.
2018 Buick LaCrosse release date and price
The 2018 Buick LaCrosse is expected to come somewhere next year, but more precise date is still unknown. It is expected that new model will go in a range between 35.000 and 45.000 dollars roughly.