2017 Buick Grand National Specs, Engine Options

Buick is one of the most successful brands in the American car market and they have announced the release of a stylish and classic new car; the 2017 Buick Grand National. Having being so popular in the 80’s; the Grand National is making a comeback after 30 yrs. It is set to drop the limousine look for a modern powerful design that has state of the art technology in its engine and interior gadgets. This car is expected to be popular with both young and old who have spent years using the Buick brand.

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2017 Buick Grand National – Exterior and Interior Design:

The exterior of the 2017 Buick Grand National will have similar dimensions as the Cadillac ATS with a body length of 16.14 feet. It is expected that a two door coupe will also be offered to lure more customers. Every exterior component in this sedan will be made with premium materials like strengthened steel, aluminum, chrome and carbon fiber. The front will have an improved aerodynamic bumper and an aggressive looking chrome grill with adaptive high intensity discharge LED headlights flanking the sides. A sloping roofline and indented lines on the side add to the stylish look, at the back there are LED headlights, a quad exhaust system and bigger wheels.

On the inside; the 2017 Buick Grand National will have high-tech equipment and a modern look and feel that guarantees comfort. All seats have premium leather covers with enough space for five passengers with front seats having heating and ventilation. The 2 door coupe version will have cabin space for four; with the front passenger seat folding forward to give access to the back seat. The dashboard is made of premium wood, plastic and has aluminum edges on the panels to enhance the luxury look. It will have a digitized user-friendly control panel that is well-lit by blue LED light. A new navigation system, a dual zone climate control system, touch-screen display and a modern infotainment system have been installed. Modern safety systems will also be installed including: cruise control, automatic braking, stability control, traction control, pedestrian detection and blind spot monitoring.

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2017 Buick Grand National – Engine Options:

All the engine options in the 2017 Buick Grand National will offer great performance and a superior quality. The base engine is a turbocharged 2.0 liter 4 cylinder unit that produces 270 horsepower and 280 pound foot of torque. This will be a rear or an all wheel drive that is mated with an eight speed automatic transmission gearbox. Buick will offer a more powerful 3.6 liter V6 engine that will be mated with an 8 speed automatic transmission system or the new 10 speed automatic transmission that is currently being developed. This engine option will be an all wheel drive with an output of 325 hp and 285 lb-ft of torque. EPA ratings on fuel efficiency have not been released yet but are expected to be high so as to make this car competitive.

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2017 Buick Grand National – Price and Expected Release Date:

The 2017 Buick Grand National is expected to be in showrooms by June 2017 with the base trim retailing at $38, 000 rising up to $50, 000 when all premium features are incorporated. Competition is expected to come from Cadilac ATS and Lincoln models.