Buick has gone official with announcing its all-new compact Envision SUV, which be called “Ang Ke Wei” when it goes on sale in China later this year. The new, D2XX-based crossover is derived from the Envision concept shown in 2011, and “represents a convergence of Buick’s latest global design philosophy,” says Buick.
As expected, the Envision incorporates Buick’s signature waterfall grille which is flanked by Xenon headlamps, wing-shaped LED daytime running lights and slim side mirrors. There are 19-inch aluminium alloy wheels, a first for the segment in China, and a one-piece chrome frame around the windshield. Buick has yet to provide any official images of the side and rear, but some of those images surfaced on the web yesterday.
Powering the Envision will be GM’s 2.0-liter turbocharged LTG engine with Stop/Start, which can also be found under the hood of the Cadillac ATS and Chevrolet Malibu. In the Envision, it will produce 256 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, while being paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and a unique all-wheel-drive system.
Check out more information on the 2016 Buick Envision.