The next generation of the Buick Verano has been officially presented to the public during the 2015th edition of the Shanghai Auto Show.
Following a teaser image released just a few days ago, the 2016 Buick Verano has been officially presented in a premiere during the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. The model in question is looking more refined than its predecessor and it is coming with the HID xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, the waterfall grille, the 17-inch ten-spoke alloy wheels and much more. The vehicle has received a chassis made especially for Chinese roads and it is also getting the low-rolling resistance MC5 tires, 225/45 in size, signed by Continental.
“The Verano was inspired by the new Buick Riviera concept car, which premiered in 2013, and captures the design essence of the Buick Avenir concept car, which debuted at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It represents an innovative interpretation of Buick’s classic styling while exemplifying the elegance and dynamism of Buick’s new-generation products”, as it is written in the official press release.
The 2016 Buick Verano has a 1.5 liter SIDI turbocharged gasoline engine under its hood with four-cylinders, capable of producing a total output of 169 HP (124 kW), at 5,600 rpm, and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque, available between 1,700 rpm and 4,400 rpm. The average fuel consumption stands at 6.1 L / 100 km (46.3 mpg UK / 38.5 mpg US). The model will go on sale in China in the second half of this year. No pricing details have been announced at this time.