The Buick Enclave is a full-scale sport utility vehicle that was constructed on the Lambda platform of General Motors. The model was previewed at the Intercontinental Motor Show held in North America in 2006. The design of the SUV is partly derived from the concept of the Buick Centieme, which was displayed at the Auto Show held in Detroit in 2003. The 2018 Buick Enclave is expected to come with notable changes, particularly in terms of weight reducing measures to display it as a high-performance vehicle in the crossover segment.
2018 Buick Enclave Changes
The new Buick Enclave 2018 is expected to come with several external changes. Unlike the original model that was built on the Lambda platform, the new model Enclave will be built with an innovative structural design, which is expected to be the C1XX Chi platform. This will significantly reduce the overall weight of the vehicle, assist greatly in offering better performance and enhanced fuel saving. Furthermore, the new SUV should be a bit more luxurious as well as a more sporty look. Also, we can see 5 small LED lights on headlights and the wheels which are not covered, it should be the same 20-in aluminum wheel. The design you can see from photos.
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New Buick Enclave 2018 Interior
Similar to the exterior, the interior of the 2018 Buick Enclave is also expected to come with new interior features to vie competently with its class competitors. All the seats inside the vehicle will be made of high-quality leather to offer a comfortable ride to the passengers. The occupants of the new Enclave will have an entertainment rides, as the cabin comes equipped with the latest version of the infotainment system. There are no pictures of the interior, but we expect the latest Buick models should have modern and dynamic styling.
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Although the engine options for the 2018 Buick Enclave have not yet confirmed by the automaker, it is definite that it should come with different engines as those of the earlier models. It is most likely that the new vehicle should come equipped with a V6, gasoline power unit with the capacity of 3.6 liters. Through this powertrain, the vehicle would get the maximum power of 300-310 horsepower.
Another engine(rumored) that is expected to power the new vehicle will most likely be V6 twin-turbo power unit with the capacity of 3.0 liters. This is offered to the new Enclave to satisfy buyers who expect more power. For now, it is unknown how much ponies should give.
Although the type of transmission system to be offered to the new Enclave in not yet confirmed, it is expected that it should be an eight or nine(more likely)-velocity automatic transmission system.
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Base cost and the date of release
We heard information that 2018 Buick enclave should be ready during the concluding part of 2017. As the automaker has not yet revealed the base price, the estimated cost is expected to be $ 50,000.
New Buick Enclave 2018 spy photos