China designed Buick Riviera concept

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China designed Buick Riviera concept

China designed Buick Riviera concept

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Buick unveiled its new Riviera concept today at the Shanghai Auto Show, a futuristic looking vehicle designed with input from both General Motors and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC). The concept was penned by the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) in China and is said to showcase Buick's new global design direction for its future mid-size luxury cars.

Some of its key features include the tightly stretched carbon fiber body panels, gullwing doors and Buick’s trademark waterfall grille. Other highlights include the elongated LED headlamps and chrome portholes on the fenders plus the 21in 10-spoke forged aluminum wheels.

Powering the Riviera concept is a new hybrid system that will go into production at Shanghai GM, the new joint venture between the American and Chinese carmakers. Inside, occupants are treated to a Royal blue Alcantara cabin with white leather used for the doors, console and seats. Some Chinese influences include the yuanbao, a small curvaceous gold or silver ingot used in ancient China as currency and popular today as a symbol of ancient Chinese prosperity.

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Comments (3)
  1. Please send me all the info you can on this buick model, including price.
    You can mail info to me at
    2750 Forest Hills Drive. #210 Coral Springs, Florida 33065
    (954) 344-3701

    Thank you.

    A. Pignataro

  2. hahahaha (at the comment above)

    internet noobs are hilarious.

    Also, that car is stunning in every aspect...the world would be a much better place if even 10% of concept cars saw the light of day though

  3. hey jantam, anne is a woman, so, probabli like 95% of all women, she don't understand very much about the car world! even so, most of prototips can be bought, but the price is very similar of a Bugatti Veyron... i would prefere to buy the Bugatti!

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