New American sedan 2017 Buick LaCrosse is shown in the U.S. at LA Motor Show 2015.
2017 Buick Lacrosse is based on GM’s latest P2XX platform and possibly will appear on the European market under the name of Opel Omega C.
New 2017 Buick Lacrosse made on the basis of the new platform with a wheelbase of 114.3 inches increased significantly both outside and inside, has got a modern exterior and an elegant interior, got a 305-horsepower engine paired with a new automatic transmission.
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2017 Buick Lacrosse release date
Start of sales of the third generation model Lacrosse from Buick in the USA is planned for summer 2016, the price of new car will range from $32,000.
Release date: summer 2016
2017 Buick Lacrosse back to market
GM is quite for a long time is trying to revive and return to the European market as Opel Omega, but it’s not confirmed officially. It is interesting that the motorists of Europe are looking forward to the debut of the new generation Opel Omega… since 2003, when stopped the production of Opel omega B. let’s hope that during the 2016-2017 year, the new sedan version of the Omega appears, but in the meantime, get to know and admire American brother — 2017 Buick Lacrosse sedan.
2017 Buick Lacrosse price
Pricing for the 2017 model year LaCrosse is not yet available, but the renewed sedan should start from $31,000.
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2017 Buick Lacrosse redesign
Official photos and videos of the new Buick Lacrosse juicy and bright to convey a solid and stylish appearance and interior of the American sedan.
The body front part overcame menacing, predatory and even arrogant. Headlights with xenon lenses and LED daytime running corner lights like the eyes of a bird of prey, solid grille with active shutters closed at high speeds for better aerodynamics, a large bumper with bright plumage.
Side of the body of the new American sedan, the very solidity and elegance. Long hood, domed roof line, large doors with compact windows, rear-view mirrors, intense bursts of the punch surfaces of the second row doors and rear wings.
The rear part of the body with the original marker lamps with LED filling, neat tailgate and a powerful bumper with a stylish decorative insert of trapezoids, where pipes mufflers are hidden.
2017 Buick Lacrosse new platform
2017 Buick Lacrosse new platform P2XX and the body are made with wide application of high strength grades steel has allowed on one hand to increase the rigidity in torsion and bending, on the other hand be reduced by 300 lbs curb weight of the third generation of the LaCrosse sedan compared with its predecessor.
This new platform from GM, high-tech and modern, allows you to equip a 2017 Buick Lacrosse with a solid list of safety systems and electronic assistants. As standard and optional equipment provides 10 airbags (two of them to protect the knees of driver and front passenger), automatic braking with detection of pedestrians or other obstacles in urban conditions, Lane Keep Assist (the assistant to hold the car in lane), Automatic Park Assist (the assistant for parallel and perpendicular parking), Forward Collision Alert with Forward Automatic Braking system (warning about the threat of a frontal collision with automatic braking), Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Change Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert (system of monitoring of blind zones of mirrors) and rear view camera.
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2017 Buick Lacrosse interior design
Interior design of 2017 Buick Lacrosse is original and stylish, with modern design solutions. How great and monumental looks front panel with inserts of wood; center console, easily soaring into the tunnel between the front seats, a neat instrument panel, a stylish, multi-functional steering wheel and huge sunroof.
Upsetting, perhaps, only the driver’s and front passenger seats with a soft pillow and a complete lack of lateral support.
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2017 Buick Lacrosse interior dimensions
The interior of the new 2017 Buick Lacrosse thanks to the impressive size of the wheelbase promises a comfortable accommodation not only for the driver and front passenger, but sitting in the second row.
Seats with a margin in all directions: height of cabin cushions from the chairs to the ceiling in front – 38.3 in, in rear 37.1 in. Legroom in the first row – 42 inches, the second – 40 inches.
Passengers of the second row of the American sedan can sit with legs outstretched, as in the cabin of the Skoda Superb.
2017 Buick Lacrosse dimensions
The external body dimensions of the new generation 2017 Buick Lacrosse make an impressive 197.5 in in length, 73.1 inches in width, 57.4 inches in height with a wheelbase 114.3 inches.
Standard American sedan is equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, while as an option it has huge wheels with R20 low profile tires 245/40R20.
2017 Buick Lacrosse eqipment
Otherwise, a great cabin of a modern sedan of a business class, but Americans have hinted at the identity of the new premium class.
Maybe it’s a fairly rich basic equipment standard, where the buyer is entitled to rely on the leather trim with inserts of wood, front seating with electric adjustment, heated, ventilation and massage, heated steering wheel, electric steering column adjustment, Head-Up Display, dual climate control, Bose Premium audio system, multimedia system with 8’’ screen (phone, music, navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, WiFi, rearview camera), wireless phone charging, electric parking brake with Automatic Vehicle Hold system and Hill Start Assistance.
2017 Buick Lacrosse video review
2017 Buick Lacrosse Technical specs
For new LaCrosse offered one petrol engine 3.6L V6 (305 HP 267 ft lb), combined with a new 8-speed automatic transmission (GM 8L90 Hydra-Matic). The motor is equipped with a system that disables half of the cylinders (AFM – Active Fuel Management), and the Start/Stop-system.
Suspension is fully independent with MacPherson struts front and five-link rear architecture. Default drive layout is front, the optional all-wheel drive, adaptive damping system named Continuous Damping Control.
Ordering a car with big 20-inch wheels and front-wheel drive, the buyer will receive an additional high tech HiPer Strut suspension with individual rotary fists.
Interesting if the same technical stuffing and will get the new generation Opel Omega, or the Europeans will offer less powerful engines?