Buick Verano (2011)[Reviews]

The new luxury sedan 2012 Buick Verano compact, the third model of the new brand over the past two years and the first compact luxury segment, made its debut at the 2011 North American International Auto Show.

Buick Verano will go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2011, the latest model of a product renaissance that began and continued Enclave LaCrosse and Regal. Like them, the luxury Buick Verano distinct and technology, including 10 airbags as standard, available heated steering wheel and the next generation of radio system power connectivity with OnStar, which allows continuous communication between the driver and the smartphone Buick Verano.

2.4l Ecotec and six-speed automatic is standard, and the combination produces about 177 horsepower (132 kW) and 170 Nm of torque (230 Nm), 00-60 mph performance of 8.0 seconds and about 31 mpg on the highway. 2.0L turbo engine will be offered in the future.
"Verano expands our range, continuing the momentum of Buick and gives us an excellent opportunity to attract a new generation of customers with a product that meets their expectations in terms of design, performance and technology," said John Schwegman, vice president of Buick marketing. "This is a smart choice that offers an unexpected luxury in a compact sedan - and compete head to head with competitors from Audi and Lexus."

Sculpted design

Summer Buick bears the marks of modern design and Buick Enclave presented and interpreted for the LaCrosse and Regal. These include a bold chrome grille jump detailed black, translucent blue ray prominent headlamps projector, windows, chrome wheels, premium body measurement and the relationship of the wheel. An arched roof line connects a steeply raked windshield and fast-sloping rear pillars give the car a sporty profile that is complemented by large 17-inch multi-spoke forged alloy wheels in Sterling Silver finish. Two conceptions of premium 18-inch wheels are available.

"The language reflects the sculptural design of Buick Summer in a new format, with all the refinement and attention to detail developed by the Enclave and LaCrosse," said Dave Lyon, director of design. "Beyond all this is just a superb car. It has great proportions and sophisticated details that look great for years to come."

Unique Buick Verano is a translucent blue projector beam headlamps, which give the vehicle a distinctive look and sophisticated. Brilliant color palette also seems to improve the Premium Claret Red Tintcoat and White Diamond Tricoat. Other exterior color choices are blacks, Olympic White, Switchblade Silver Metallic, Cyber ​​Gray Metallic Mocha Bronze Metallic.

Luxurious rooms

Complementing Buick Verano is precisely dosed, prime-accented exterior is an interior marked by the unusual seat comfort and support, and premium soft-touch materials, including ambient lighting inspired by the LaCrosse. Metal and wood paneling and warm ambient light makes the interior of a welcoming environment.

Neutral colors and titanium-sized interiors are available in leather / cloth seating surfaces, while Ebony and Cashmere Choccachino one color available in leather-trimmed interior. Summer Buick uses the same raw material for leather seats used in the LaCrosse.

The dashboard of the mixtures with a built-in battery that holds the center of the screen infotainment controls, climate and radio controls. Components integrated into the center console has a space for tolerance of less than 1 mm, while the holes in the panel doors are less than 5 mm. These limits are among the best in its class.

Cover Buick Verano headliner is made of knitted material, which is one of the five layers of acoustic headliner designed to help quiet the cabin. Interior columns and lists are of color and texture-matched headliner.

A refined and sensitive

High energy density 2.4-liter Ecotec four-cylinder, dual overhead cam head, variable valve timing and E85, the standard engine in the summer Buick. It produces an estimated 177 horsepower (132 kW) and 170 lb.-ft. of torque (230 Nm). Direct injection technology helps produce more power with less fuel and reduce emissions - including up to 25 percent reduced hydrocarbon emissions compared to engine multipoint fuel injection. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission that allows the Summer Buick providing an estimated 31 mpg on the highway. Steering and a more efficient transmission with optimized fuel consumption.
Front suspension uses McPherson disconnected from better insulation, increasing the separation in extreme driving conditions - big shock, for example - the driving conditions everyday. Behind the Z-link watts technologically advanced design allows the center of the rear axle during cornering, which helps keep the answers read Verano Buick symmetrical on both left and right turns. The possibility of contacting the central axis of curves to produce more balanced driving experience because of the rear suspension to improve the management of the front suspension.

Z-link model is also lighter and takes up less space than the typical independent rear suspension. Less weight affects fuel economy of Verano Buick, but the compact design allows more luggage space.

Control inputs make an electronic power steering, dual rack and pinion. Electric power control to save fuel, because it eliminates the traditional power steering pump motor driven accessories. Engineers tuned speed-dependent power system will provide rapid, direct reaction to the control measures and a strong sense of center. The system has a ratio of 15.5:1, and requires only a little over two turns lock to lock.

Brake operates a four-wheel disc brakes with standard ABS and electronic brake force distributor and StabiliTrak electronic stability control with traction control.

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