Buick for China: Envision S and Velite 7

Buick for China: Envision S and Velite 7


Luxury top-variation Avenir offers no new parts, but stands out by the structure of the grid in the large grid, chrome trim and body color: black or gray.

Buick Envision SUV the second generation at the end of may was presented to US without any characteristics. Version for Chinese market we saw in March, in images of poor quality, and now there was a couple of official pictures. Both show that the seemingly “Chinese” is different from “American” only nuances of the decor. The difference is “under the skin”, apparently, is also not be significant.

Regardless of the level of finish (on a photo “just” top of the range) model called Envision S. Apparently, the “Eska” needs the Chinese to continue to sell the pre-reform crossover. Recall size: 4662x1883x1631 mm wheelbase 2779 mm.


For the Chinese Buick confirmed petrol turboservice LSY 2.0 (237 HP, 350 Nm) and devyatietazhnyj “automatic” Hydra-Matic. The same unit, but more power expected in America. Press China leading combined fuel consumption: 7,2 l/100 km with front-wheel drive and 7.6 in full. Meanwhile, GM today announced the launch in China electric cross-hatch Buick Velite 7 (relative of the Chevrolet Bolt).

In sparing the official description mentioned three times the range – 500 km on the NEDC cycle obsolete. Also stresses that the battery meets global GM standards for safety and reliability. The sale of the CD will start “this year”.

Although GM did not disclose data on Velite 7, the local media they are well known. Dimensions: 4264x1767x1616 mm between axes – 2675. Curb weight is 1660 kg. Powerplant Buick eMotion produces 130 kW (177 HP), allowing you to accelerate to 145 km/h. it Turns out that the newcomer has surpassed the Velite 6 hatchback which is available in two variants: 116 HP, 255 Nm (301 km) and 150 HP, 350 Nm (410 km). By the way, “six” is assessed in 203 800-222 300 yuan ($28 700- 31 400 dollars).

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