2014 Buick LaCrosse debuts in China
Shanghai GM has only unveiled the very best model of the popular Buick LaCrosse sedan in China, with its introduction of the LaCrosse 3.0liter V6 SIDI IntelliTech Main model. This move now brings the complete amount of trim levels accessible on the LaCrosse to seven.
The Chinesemarket LaCrosse is a locally produced sedan that's visually just like the American version to the exterior. Though, two of these not shared with North Americanmarket Buicks the Chinese version offers a total of three engines.
Powering the LaCrosse are 2.0liter turbo engine, a normally aspirated 2.4liter engine, and also the rangetopping 3.0 liter V6. The LaCrosse 3.0L V-6 SIDI IntelliTech Main is new for the 2014 model year, and will sell for 369,900 RMB, or about $60,200 based on current exchange rates. In comparison, the U.S. variant of the 2014 LaCrosse sedan, available with a 2.4liter engine standard and 3.0liter V6 as a nocost alternative starts at $34,060. Shanghai GM now provides a total of 11 distinct Buick models, up from eight simply a couple of years back. On offer is a blend of versions familiar to U.S. car buyers, like the Encore and the Enclave, too as less familiar types like the Park Avenue, a big sedan that recently replaced the Holden Statesman-based Buick Royaum.
GM's focus on increasing the variety of Buick cars accessible in China follows years of constant increase for the Buick brand in the nation, because its reappearance in China in 1999 after decades of lack. Since that time, Shanghai GM has experienced annual increase that at times surpassed 80% in a span. The enormous reputation of this American marque in China is credited to GM's deft feel for the luxury market in the nation, in addition to its capability to utilize its global resources to introduce new versions to the market in record time.
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