The next-generation Mokka X crossover has been unveiled before its world premiere in Geneva. This lead us to believe that it may represent the new look of the best-selling Buick Encore.
Buick spokesman Stuart Fowle confirmed that the 2017 Buick Encore will be appearing at the New York Auto Show, which is only weeks after the Mokka makes its official debut.
Fowle stated that there are no additional details to be announced at this time, but that the Encore will be joining the Cascada convertible, Envision crossover, and LaCrosse sedan as vehicles being released this year.
2017 Buick Envision
Both media and customers alike are anxiously waiting to see the new Buick Encore. It is believed to have borrowed style from the Mokka X, but there may also be similarities between the Encore and the 2017 LaCrosse sedan.
The engine is likely to retain the 138-horsepower Ecotec 1.4-liter turbo-four, as that is what the vehicle has continually used since it first debuted.
Although the specific style and power is still unknown, we at College Chevrolet Buick know that it will be a great vehicle and are excited for the Buick Encore debut.
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2016 Buick Cascada – Coming Soon!
The debut of the all-new 2016 Buick Cascada at the North American International Auto Show has people buzzing about a new Buick convertible. In order to appreciate what’s to come, we thought it would only be appropriate to give a rundown of Buick convertible history so we can appreciate the past as well. We at College Chevrolet Buick have listed some of our favorite past Buick convertibles below.
The first Buick convertible came in the form of the 1908 Runabout. It was the best-selling model of its time and had a price tag of $900. The Runabout was so popular that the production plant had to have around-the-clock shifts to keep up with its demand. Another favorite of ours was the 1938 Y-Job. The Y-Job was considered the auto industry’s first concept car and was deemed the “Car of the Future.”
We also have a soft spot in our hearts for the 1953 Buick Skylark. It was the masterpiece of Buick’s 50th Anniversary series. It was also one of the most luxurious Buick’s ever made, even featuring the owner’s name on a gold emblem on the steering wheel.
Reminiscing about some of the greatest Buick convertibles makes us even more excited about the new 2016 Cascada. It will be Buick’s first convertible release in 25 years! As we wait for the day the Cascada arrives, let us know what some of your favorite Buick convertibles are with a comment below.