Next-gen Buick LaCrosse spied image

A new generation of the Buick LaCrosse is believed to be in development as a test mule with it has been apparently caught on camera by our spy photographers.

After being in production since 2010, the second generation of the Buick LaCrosse is getting ready to receive a replacement, in the shape of a third-gen model. The vehicle has been caught on camera recently, testing in cold climate in North America, and despite wearing a lot of camouflage on it, we can still see the coupe like character, thanks to the sweeping roof and several other tweaks. The model should also get fully rounded wheel arches, panoramic panels and several other modifications which will be making it instantly recognizable compared to the current version.

The 2016 Buick LaCrosse is said to be transiting to the new E2XX global architecture, signed by GM, from the current Epsilon 2 platform, and this will also be used on several future vehicles which will include the Buick Regal or the Chevrolet Impala. Considering the fact that this will be an entirely new product, than we can expect completely new engines under its hood and this means the dropped 2.0L, 3.0L and 3.6L I4 and V6 petrol burners, along with the 6-speed automatic transmissions. The layout of the car will be front-wheel drive / all-wheel drive with a transverse front-engine, just like the current one. More details on the new generation of the Buick LaCrosse are not known at this moment and will most likely be announced by the end of this year, when the model should be unveiled.