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 sedan, 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 Exterior
The 2018 Enclave 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, be assisting greatly in offering better performance and enhanced fuel saving. Furthermore, the new SUV comes equipped with new exterior elements to get a luxurious as well as an aggressive look. Under covered body, it’s possible to see Five LED running lights, but nothing else.
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. As most of the latest Buick models are offered with the dynamic styling, buyers can expect the new vehicle with the same styling.
Although the engine options for the 2018 Buick Enclave have not yet confirmed by the automaker, it is definite that it would come with different engines as those of the earlier models. It is most likely that the new vehicle would 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 output of 288 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 from the new Enclave.
Although these two power units offer the essential power to the new vehicle, they are expected to offer a poor fuel economy. Therefore, the automaker has plans to offer the new model vehicle a fuel-competent turbo-four powertrain with the capacity of 2.0 liters.
Although the type of transmission system is not yet confirmed, it is expected for sure that the new SUV will be offered with a nine-speed automatic transmission system.
Base cost and the date of release
According to rumors, new Buick Enclave 2018 release date will be 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.
2018 Buick Enclave Spy Shots