A next-generation Buick Verano has been spotted undergoing testing in Germany, indicating the new compact luxury sedan may share an even closer relation than before with its platform mate, the Opel Astra.
The spy photos, which come courtesy of WorldCarFans, show a Verano with styling that appears slightly more in-line with that of the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze. This is most apparent in the rearward sloping roofline, high beltline and the lower, wider stance.
Underpinning the Verano will be General Motors’ D2XX global vehicle architecture. Much like the next-generation Cruze, engine options are unknown. It could utilize the 1.4-liter turbocharged and 1.5-liter naturally aspirated engines announced for the Chinese-market D2XX Cruze, or a different option from GM’s new line of Ecotec motors.
Check out the spy photos of the next-gen Verano here and let us know what you think of the redesign in the comments.