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  • 2020 Buick LaCrosse Avenir

    The Buick LaCrosse has ceased production for North America but over in China, where sedans still rule, an updated, much more handsome LaCrosse will go on sale later in 2019.

  • 2019 Buick Lacrosse
    GM to kill Chevy Volt, Cruze, and Impala, axe three plants; Buick LaCrosse to follow

    General Motors on Monday said that it will discontinue the Chevrolet Volt, Cruze, and Impala early next year and shutter three assembly plants in the U.S. and Canada as it reduces its workforce and feeds demand for crossover SUVs and pickups rather than sedans. GM said that the assembly plants it...

  • 2020 Buick LaCrosse facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Buick LaCrosse spy shots

    The Buick LaCrosse will soon come in for a facelift as evidenced by a camouflaged prototype spotted testing recently. The LaCrosse was last redesigned for 2017 so this facelift represents a mid-cycle update for the large sedan. Expect it to arrive in the second half of 2019 as a 2020 model. The...

  • 2018 Buick Lacrosse Avenir
    2018 Buick LaCrosse gets upmarket Avenir treatment

    The LaCrosse is the second model in the United States to receive Buick’s upmarket Avenir treatment. In case you’ve forgotten, Avenir, French for “future,” is the name of a luxurious sedan concept Buick rolled out in 2015. The concept didn’t make it to production but...

  • 2018 Buick LaCrosse
    2018 Buick LaCrosse offered with standard mild-hybrid powertrain

    The 2017 Buick LaCrosse made waves with its attractive design and impressive build quality at its unveiling at the 2015 Los Angeles auto show. For 2018, the large sedan gets a new standard powertrain which happens to be a mild-hybrid system, referred to as eAssist by General Motors. Like the...

  • 2017 Buick LaCrosse
    2017 Buick LaCrosse preview

    Buick's new LaCrosse may not be a BMW-rivaling sports sedan, but it boasts remarkably lithe and polished manners on a curvy road. That's partly due to its all-new structure, which checks in about 300 pounds lighter than last year's admittedly porky model, and also to its upgraded five-link rear...

  • 2017 Buick Lacrosse Hybrid (Chinese spec)

    Buick's largest market is also now home to the brand's most fuel-efficient sedan. No, that's not the United States. It's China, where Buick took to the stage at this week's 2016 Beijing Auto Show to unveil the LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle (or HEV). CHECK OUT: Tesla's upgraded Model S is the first 300-mile electric car Although Buick hasn't confirmed the source of the LaCrosse HEV's powertrain, it is likely similar to the Chevrolet Malibu's Volt-derived hybrid system. The latest LaCrosse, which made its debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, and the Malibu share much of their internals...

  • 2017 Buick LaCrosse, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Buick LaCrosse Gets Avenir-Inspired Styling, Lightweight Construction

    Buick’s lineup has been starved of fresh product for the past couple of years—there hasn’t been an all-new model since the Encore arrived in 2012—but starting next year we’ll finally see some new arrivals. One of these is the 2016 Cascada convertible, which Buick has...

  • Teaser for 2017 Buick LaCrosse debuting at 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Buick LaCrosse Teased In New Videos

    Buick has given us more glimpses of its all-new LaCrosse large sedan which will be introduced to the market next year, as a 2017 model. The car makes its debut on Wednesday at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show and is said to feature a design similar to the one on the Avenir concept car unveiled at the...

  • 2017 Buick LaCrosse spy shots - Image via Autohome
    2017 Buick LaCrosse Spy Shots

    A redesigned Buick LaCrosse isn’t due out until next year but an undisguised version has already been spotted. The photo, and others like it posted to Chinese website Autohome (via AutoEvolution), reveals an evolutionary look for the new large sedan, albeit with influences from the latest...

  • 2016 Buick LaCrosse Sport Touring
    Buick Adds Sport Touring Trim To Lineup, Which Aren't Wagons

    If I told you that Buick was going to add Sport Touring versions of its Regal, Verano, and LaCrosse models, what would you guess that meant? Personally, I'd be excited that Buick was adding in wagon versions of its existing sedans. It's the "Touring" bit that has me thinking, hoping, praying, that...

  • 2014 Buick LaCrosse
    2014 Buick LaCrosse Breaks Cover Ahead Of New York Reveal

    The second generation of the full-size Buick LaCrosse sedan dates back to the 2010 model year, and sales have remained relatively consistent for Buick in the United States market. The LaCrosse is also a hot commodity in China, so General Motors is hesitant to fix something that isn’t broken...

  • 2013 Cadillac SRX

    General Motors has issued a recall on its 2013 Buick LaCrosse sedan and 2013 Cadillac SRX crossover because of a software issue that can cause the transmissions in the affected vehicles to inadvertently shift to the available Sport mode setting. Should this occur, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] warns us, the transmission-related engine braking won’t be operational. This fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 102, ‘Transmission Shift Lever Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect’ and in some cases may...

  • 2012 Buick Regal GS
    Buick Confirms Updated Versions Of Regal And LaCrosse

    General Motors has told its dealers that it is planning to introduce nine new or significantly updated Buick and GMC models over the next 12 months, starting with the recently updated 2013 Buick Enclave and 2013 GMC Acadia this fall. This will be followed by the new 2013 Buick Encore compact...

  • Shaquille O'Neal and the Buick LaCrosse
    Shaquille O'Neal On Hybrids, The Buick LaCrosse And The 'Oh Effect': Video

    Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal praises the 2012 Buick LaCrosse for its room, comfort and "oh effect."

  • Buick LaCrosse GL Concept
    Buick LaCrosse GL Concept: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

    Buick isn't bringing a flashy concept to the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show next week. No, it's bringing a LaCrosse design study called the LaCrosse GL, which could easily be put into production. The concept features a combination of cabernet red paint, dark cocoa brown and caramel-colored leathers...

  • 2003 Opel Insignia Concept
    Opel Working On New Flagship: Report

    The 2003 Opel Insignia Concept, which eventually went on to spawn a sedan and wagon, is possibly the best example of a station wagon with crossover elements that Opel is considering for its new flagship.

  • 2012 Buick LaCrosse
    2012 Buick LaCrosse Gets Upgraded 303-HP LFX V-6: Video

    GM continues to push its revised LFX V-6 engine throughout its brand portfolio. The latest addition is the 2012 Buick LaCrosse, which gains 23 horsepower while maintaining the same fuel economy as last year's model.

  • 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

    We’ve known about the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist mild-hybrid luxury sedan since late 2010 but GM only released the all-important pricing details for the car this week, with its sticker coming in at $29,960 before an $860 destination charge. Interestingly, GM has made the advanced eAssist drivetrain the standard option on its latest Buick LaCrosse, though a 303 horsepower and 264 pound-feet of torque 3.6-liter V-6 is available at no extra cost on some trim levels. The LaCrosse also comes with front-wheel drive as standard, though an all-wheel drive option will also be offered. As for...

  • 2012 Buick Verano teaser
    Next-Gen Buick LaCrosse And Enclave To Be Sold As Opels In Europe?

    We’ve consistently reported about some of Opel’s hotter models being imported to the United States and sold as Buicks, and we’ve already seen the top-selling Insignia sedan arrive as a Regal as well as the soon-to-be released Verano, which is essentially a reskinned Opel Astra and...

  • 2011 Buick LaCrosse
    2011 Buick LaCrosse Gets Five-Star NHTSA Safety Rating

    The 2011 Buick LaCrosse has been on sale for a while now but the big sedan has only now earned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's five-star rating in the agency's latest round of testing. The latest results include top scores for both the driver and passenger in front and side...

  • 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots
    Report: Buick Dropping Model Designations For LaCrosse

    Step into a Lexus dealership and read the ES 350 brochure, and you won't see separate models. There's no ES 350 EX, or an ES 350 LSi or anything like that. Nope, just the ES 350, with various options packages attached. However, the Buick LaCrosse, a car which benchmarked the Lexus during its...

  • OnStar-Verizon 4G LTE prototype system
    CES 2011: OnStar-Verizon 4G LTE Prototype Screenshot Tour

    A few days ago we brought you the full details on the new prototype OnStar telematics/infotainment system launched at CES this week. Today, we have a screenshot tour showing you what it looks like, and an interesting tidbit of info from OnStar's senior systems engineer Mark Frye. According to Frye...

  • OnStar engineer demonstrates OnStar MyLink for mobile phone applications.
    CES 2011: GM's 4G OnStar Prototype: Video Skype, So Much More

    Just yesterday AT&T and BMW announced their partnership for in-car cellular Web connectivity, but it's today's OnStar-Verizon prototype that's really proving to be interesting, if ephemeral. Why? Because the proposed tech allows things like Skype video chat, voice-to-text, vehicle and home...

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