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#38 of 2335 2005 Buick LaCross
Nov 24, 2003 (9:29 pm)
Recently I was at GM AutoShow for Dealers, had a chance to take a look at new models from GM.
On the Buick side, Seen the Ultra From Rendez-vu and the upcoming Century-Regal replacement midsize car.
GM is changing the brand to attract younger buyers on the Buick side. The New Midsize looks very similar to the Lexus GS300 with a Buick Grill. No Details were given and no one was allowed to come close to the car. Because it is a later-year release model. GM also said the centiem concept will have a huge impact on all it's new models. And the Buick LeSabre replacement will be released to compete directly against the Lexus Brand.
Nov 25, 2003 (3:08 pm)
Does that mean the LeSabre will be RWD? Sigma Mass is probably the platform of choice, anyway. Just for confirmation, is the "385" interior the same as the spy shot I posted?
Nov 25, 2003 (10:06 pm)
yes, i know about the bolero concept...i liked the name.
Nov 26, 2003 (9:07 am)
The new RWD platform is called "Kappa", not Sigma Mass.
Nov 26, 2003 (1:15 pm)
No Kappa is the small one (Pontiac roadster). It is way too small to even put a mid-size sedan on, let alone a full-size. Buick might make the Bengal off Kappa, though. Holden VE = Sigma Mass.
Nov 26, 2003 (8:09 pm)
Prelimary reports would have it that the "385" will still use the 3800. Damnit!
But it will have a nine speaker Monsoon stereo with two subwoofers.
Nov 26, 2003 (8:46 pm)
too bad.........not a real great way to 'emulate lexus'.....
Nov 27, 2003 (1:55 am)
Buick should stick to going after Toyota, after all they are the "Japanese Buick". Leave Cadillac for the luxo makes.
Nov 28, 2003 (5:41 pm)
I have read that the 3800 will be standard in the LaCrosse, but the 3.6L DOHC V6 from the CTS and Rendezvous will be optional.