2011 Buick Envision Concept



The Buick Envision Concept vehicle, which represents a convergence of future ideas and technology for Buick in the market, made its global debut today in . It appeared on the Shanghai GM stand at Auto Shanghai 2011. The Envision merges Buick’s global design language with Chinese aesthetics for the SUV segment. Inheriting the essence of Buick’s “fluid dynamics and peaceful comfort,” it incorporates GM’s world-leading PHEV plug-in hybrid system. Its forward-looking and people-oriented technology and equipment are destined to change people’s perceptions of SUVs. “The Envision was developed jointly by Shanghai GM and the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC),” said Shi Hong, Director of Buick Marketing at Shanghai GM. “It introduces the development direction for Buick’s future SUV products for the market.” According to Ed Welburn, GM Vice President of Global Design, “The Envision has inherited Buick design DNA and taken the Buick global design language to a new height. It makes a significant statement for Buick styling and technology, and will influence upcoming models from the brand.” Design: Buick essence, futuristic language Speed and power, lightness and strength, and elegance and foresight contrast with each other yet retain a sense of harmonious interplay in the Buick Envision. The design carries forward Buick’s tradition of grand elegance, blending it with dynamic lines, sharp angles and curved shapes. Its dynamic coupe-like body and multifunctional space offer


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