Tuesday, July 26, 2011

2011 Buick GL8 Review

The new 2011 Buick GL8 Shanghai GM is now available. The luxury SUV based on the legacy of the original Buick GL8, the first family of executive cars China. Since the model was created in 1999, more than 330,000 were sold in China.

The new model, which will be available in January 2011, seven and 27 technological innovations and improvements in design, space and security, technology, power, functionality and quality. The result is an unprecedented experience in the luxury of an MPV, it is clear the Buick.

"The new GL8 was developed by Shanghai GM in collaboration with the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) in Shanghai with the specific needs of our customers in mind," said Terry Johnsson, vice president of Shanghai GM vehicle sales, service and marketing. "It offers everything consumers have come to expect from Buick, a dynamic, smooth ride, quiet and comfort. Like its predecessor, the new Buick GL8 is the right product at the right time."

The new Buick GL8 has an elegant exterior design is underlined by Buick double sweep spear feature is in the front to back. Decorative metal strips add a sense of sleek, modern elegance. Its classic waterfall grille and portholes chrome greater emphasis on new Buick GL8 is inheritance.

With a length of 5256 mm, width 1878 mm, a height of 1800 mm and a wheelbase of 3088 mm, the new Buick GL8 provides a spacious round for all occupants. The interior fit fuses Eastern and Western aesthetics. It is equipped with ice blue mood lighting and a 360-degree wraparound design inspired by luxury yachts.

Other facilities available are authentic two-tone leather seating ergonomics, a panoramic sunroof in two parts, an electric sliding door anti-pinch, and a touch of power rear lift gate, a 10-speaker 5.1-channel Bose sound system , a 7-inch touch screen at the front and 10.2-inch WVGA HD screen in the back, and OnStar in-vehicle security service, security and communication.

Independent front suspension and improved with the return of sub-frames to ensure a smooth and stable. Tuning Buick signature alone reduces, blocks and absorbs noise, a distraction-free environment, which is comparable to a luxury sedan.

The new Buick GL8 comes with a choice of a 3.0-liter V-6 engine SIDI direct injection 2.4 liters intelligent or Ecotec segment leader in fuel efficiency. GM advanced 6-speed automatic transmission is standard, offering unprecedented power in the segment of the luxury minivan.

In the field of security, the new Buick GL8 is super-solid chassis. Bosch 8.1 ESP system guarantees a share of first quality. It is supplemented by large tires and disc brakes, six airbags available on some models. For maximum visibility, the new Buick GL8 incorporates multidimensional blue ray HID Bi-Xenon headlights and crystal skulls, as Chrome LED.

The new Buick GL8 luxury MPV has a retail price of between RMB 288,000 and RMB 388,000. Shanghai GM is also introducing an upgraded 2011 model of the current Buick GL8 in December 2010, targeting the upper middle segment MPV. It includes a new 2.4-liter Ecotec engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission. This "dual strategy of vehicles" Shanghai GM will better address the MPV market, from the mid to upper segments of luxury.