Buick teases new crossover for China

Buick recently released a teaser for a crossover destined for their most crucial market in the world: China.

The new crossover is expected to be a midsize model that will sit in between the Encore and the full-size Enclave. It’s set to be revealed later this year and will sport the name, Envision.

Not much is known, but there is speculation that the new Envision crossover should find its way onto our shores not too long afterwards, especially since Buick only offers the compact Encore and larger Enclave with no compromise in between.

For a brief press rundown, check it out after the jump.

All-New Buick Envision to Make Premiere in China
New model will set benchmark for high-end midsize SUVs

2014-07-01

SHANGHAI – Shanghai GM today announced that its all-new high-end midsize SUV, the Buick Envision, will make its premiere in China later this year.

Inspired by the Buick Envision concept vehicle, the newest member of the Buick SUV family has dynamic and assertive styling. It fuses iconic Buick design cues with the brand’s new high-end, refined global design concepts.

The Envision adopts a new-generation powertrain along with GM’s new all-wheel-drive technology. The fuel-saving start/stop technology will come standard across the line. The model is destined to set a new benchmark in China’s high-end midsize SUV segment for space, safety, performance and specifications.

The new model will complement the Encore and new Enclave in Buick’s China SUV portfolio, providing a range of choices for SUV buyers.

General Motors traces its roots back to 1908. GM has 10 joint ventures, two wholly owned foreign enterprises and more than 58,000 employees in China. GM and its joint ventures offer the broadest lineup of vehicles and brands among automakers in China. Passenger cars and commercial vehicles are sold under the Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Jiefang, Opel and Wuling brands. In 2013, GM sold nearly 3.2 million vehicles in China. More information on General Motors in China can be found at GM Media Online.

Chris Chin

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