On the roads of Germany spotted an early test of the Buick Encore prototype, wrapped in thick camouflage. Most likely, simultaneous facelift is waiting for both “brothers” of the popular compact family, that is, touches the Opel/Vauxhall Mokka.
Buick Encore 2017 redesign
Encore is since 2012 on market and proved it can be a luxury model in the GM lineup no worse than Cadillac, and Chevrolet has even introduced its 2015 version. However, model cycles are model cycles, and the best-selling Buick also had to get a redesign, like all the others.
Protective cloth and strips of film that hides the facade of the work sample, indicate that the compact 2017 SUV Buick Encore, most likely, will get new grille, bumpers and optics with LED elements. As a rule, simultaneously with the front redraw goes through face-lifting stern of the car, but it comes, obviously, a little later.
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2017 Buick Encore engines
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According to unofficial information, the starting version of Buick Encore 2017 can be equipped with a new motor from a Corsa — a 1.0-litre 3-cylinder petrol unit from the Ecotec family. Compact turbocharged engine is available in two versions with recoil 89 or 113 HP. It is complemented by a new 6-speed manual “mechanics”. Now, recall that the most compact motor for Buick Encore is a 1.4-liter “Quartet”, and the weak — 115-strong atmospheric “one-point-six”.
2017 Buick Encore interior
Beyond doubt, did the GM about relevant updates to the interior, entertainment and driver assistance functions.
GM gave the SUV a restyled dashboard, well integrated into the interior project of the car and revised media system. By analogy, 2017 Buick Encore will also acquire a restyled salon, but further luxury-oriented than the Opel’s more like new LaCrosse than the new Chevrolet Trax.
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2017 Buick Encore release date
It’s first release of the 2017 Buick Encore will perform at the 2017 New York motor show, but first will debut it’s Euro-twin, Opel Mokka, which first performance is scheduled for Geneva show. It is not excluded that the Mokka X début could take place in Frankfurt, but it is more probable 2017 model year introduction at the March Geneva auto show.
Release date: spring 2017
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