Although company presented two concept cars of with this legendary nameplate, there is still no production model. According to latest reports, we will have to wait for at least another year. Most optimistic predictions say that new model could come late next year, as 2018 Buick Riviera. We expect that new model will be heavily based on latest concept, which company presented three years ago in Shanghai. More precise details are still unknown and we will rely primarily on rumors and our prediction.
2018 Buick Riviera short history
This car is one of the legends of Buick. Its production started in golden era of muscle cars, in mid 60’s. Original model came in 1963. This name plate was active until 1999 and we have seen eight generations of it during all these years. Several time company announced that there are plans for a Riviera comeback. Even two concept cars were presented. Both of them had their premiere in China, since this is now Buicks major market. However, there are no indications about serial production. According to latest rumors, new model could come next year as 2018 Buick Riviera.
2018 Buick Riviera design and features
Exact details are still unknown, when it comes to new 2018 Buick Riviera. For now, we will rely primarily on our predictions. We expect that new model will come based on the latest concept, which was shown three years ago in Shanghai. Although concept came with amazingly futuristic design, it is pretty much for sure that production mode will come in little bit more conventional manner. What that could exactly mean, we don’t known. However, we hope that some of interesting new design solutions will find its way to serial production. We don’t expect to see things like gull-wing doors on serial model, but for the some things like waterfall grille, glass-intensive fastback and intensive overall use of glass surfaces we believe that they could come.
2018 Buick Riviera engine
The 2018 Buick Riviera should come with various types of powertrains. Concept model came as hybrid and we believe that production model could come in this manner too. Also, we could see several petrol-powered engines with four and six cylinders.
2018 Buick Riviera release date
As we already mentioned, arrival of 2018 Buick Riviera next comes with big question mark. So far, those are only rumors and you should take them with big reserve.