2017 Buick Avista is a concept 2-door, 2 + 2-seat has a built-in Buick section, first unveiled at the 2016 North American International Auto Show. The Avista nameplate, Which means Italian, and on September 22, 2015, General Motors requested the registration of the mark.
Buick said they will not do the Avista. Despite the interest, Buick said it was really a design studio and would not produce one. Buick also said they will not make an Avista sedan model that will replace the Buick Regal. The prototype has been recognized by critics, winning the design award for EyesOn in 2016, and the title of ‘Best Concept of the Future’ by The Detroit News The fast-cutting concept was applauded for its perfectly proportioned rear-wheel drive position.
2017 Buick Avista Design
Although the car was conceived simply as a design studio, GM would have thought to put the Avista or a similar car in production, according to a Buick representative. If it occurs, it is likely to retain the platform and engine of the concept. A new report has said that GM will reconsider the Avista for the production of a new halo vehicle for Buick, citing a hype that generates its introduction at the Detroit Auto Show.
The finished exterior in upper blue has a cut without the stake with a sloping roof that tilts the roof. The front fascia was inspired by the 1954 Buick Wildcat II car concept. Inside, the seats are upholstered in black and gray leather with carbon fiber aluminum accents to give the driver’s compartment a sportier look. The dashboard features a large touch screen that provides a “future version” of Buick IntelliLink’s information and entertainment system. The doors and interior components were printed in 3D.
2017 Buick Avista Engine
The concept car is related to Avista ATS-V Coupe Cadillac and Chevrolet Camaro sixth generation sharing the same Alpha platform to the rear wheels. Its chassis uses the Magnetic Ride control to provide more precise handling. The power comes from a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that produces 400 hp, supported by an 8-speed automatic transmission. 2017 Buick Avista engine is equipped with a cylinder deactivation to improve energy efficiency.