Insignia foretaste of Buick?

Los Angeles, November 19, 2015

The US manufacturer Buick presented at the Los Angeles Auto Show ( 20 to 29 November 2015) the new LaCrosse. This will be available for the American market from the summer 2016th But also for Europe of the LaCrosse 's interesting, but it is likely to provide an outlook for the next Opel Insignia.

Longer, wider, flatter

The external dimensions of the LaCrosse have increased slightly and behavior of the sedan to a präsenterem occurrence. 65 millimeters longer wheelbase at only 15 millimeters longer length and an enlarged to 33 millimeters with only 10 millimeters more track width leave the LaCrosse beefy and athletic look. Add to that the body lowered by 40 millimeters roofline. The mirrors sit in the new model is no longer in front of the window, but at the door of the vehicle. The trunk lid is provided with a small spoiler in order to reduce the buoyancy. 18 - inchers are standard, optional there are also wheels in 20 inch.

Noble cockpit

Inside the LaCrosse, the floating center console is a key element. It brings the shift lever and controls the infotainment system higher and closer to the steering wheel and thus to the driver. Under the center console there are generous storage compartments. Aluminum and wood are the predominant decorative elements. Standard equipment includes heated, eight-way adjustable seats and a heated steering wheel. Also standard on board are a dual zone climate control and a Bose sound system. The Koffarraum should be 7 percent larger than its predecessor.

Modern ( Surveillance Technology

At the infotainment system includes an 8 - inch display with the ability to integrate a smartphone via " Intellilink ". In addition, the LaCrosse has a head-up display and a tray in the center console, where you can invite his smartphone via induction. Particularly crazy: Per " Teen Driver technology " can record their rides novice Sprouts parents ,.

305 hp from a V6

Under the hood of the LaCrosse lies a 3.6-liter V6 with Start - Stop technology. The engine produces 305 hp and 363 Newton meters. An eight-speed dual-clutch transmission and a four-wheel drive bring the power to all four wheels. The adaptive suspension with " Tour " - and " Sport " mode always ensures the correct setting of the damper . ( mf )