Most of us are probably familiar with Buick’s “That’s not a Buick!” campaign. The ads draw attention to the fact that Buick has entered new territory lately, making a lot of new fans in previously-untapped demographics and taking all of their old fans with them.
The new 2016 Buick LaCrosse has been recently spotted and it definitely has a lot of people proclaiming, “That’s not a Buick.” Of course, it might just be because the LaCrosse is all wrapped up in camouflage.
Despite the camo, Car and Driver was able to discern from the 2016 Buick LaCrosse spy shots that the LaCrosse has “a gently sloping backlight, a crease along its lower body, and a trademark character line that runs from the rear door to the haunches.” The full-size was refreshed in 2014.
For now, we can only speculate about much of what’s going under the camouflage. Car And Driver suspects that the 2016 Buick LaCrosse may be one of the first GM vehicles to receive the nine-speed transmission that is the lovechild of Ford and GM. There’s further suspicion that the LaCrosse will be blessed with GM’s turbocharged four-cylinder.
We at Ewing Buick GMC say—forget the specifics; under that camouflage is undoubtedly greatness!
We here at Ewing Buick GMC have to agree with The Detroit News, which says that the new Buick LaCrosse is “positively not like the stodgy Buicks of old.” Well, we still love the aged Buicks, but the new LaCrosse is definitely something to be very excited about!
First of all, 2015 Buick LaCrosse options are extensive. For buyers who have a strong interest in fuel efficiency, they can pick up the LaCrosse with a four-cylinder, 182-horsepower motor with electric assist. Buyers who want a little more power can obtain the LaCrosse with a V6, nudging the horsepower up to 304.
It should also be known that in a recent survey by Consumer Reports, the Buick LaCrosse was voted to be the most reliable vehicle in its class. In fact, it was the only domestic vehicle to make the list of ten most reliable vehicles.
Add an extremely quiet interior, remote start, and three free months of OnStar 4G LTE, and the new 2015 Buick LaCrosse may be the first car to have it all!
April was a great month for the Buick brand and Ewing Buick GMC was proud to contribute. The brand as a whole had an 8% increase in retail sales year over year and a 12% increase in total sales through the month. This was the best April experienced by the brand since 2005 and the best overall month since 2006.
The 2014 Buick Encore, Buicks compact SUV, lead the way for the brand as it posted a 33% increase in retail sales and 48% year over year growth. The Regal had its seventh consecutive month of growth with and 11% increase. The LaCrosse also had a very strong month by increasing retail sales by 12%.
Buick recently won an award at the Automotive Advertising Awards for the commercial “Landing” and was also awarded the highest-ranking mass-market brand for customer satisfaction by J.D. Power in their U.S. Customer Service Index Study™ (CSI).
With a strong lineup and recent awards, we aren’t surprised that Buick experienced a strong sales month! If you would like to see Buick’s leaders the Encore, Regal, or LaCrosse in-person, stop by our dealership located near McKinney, Texas!
Buick’s rise up the ranks of luxury automakers has been swift and effective, as most recently seen in those commercials where Buick vehicles look so amazing that people simply don’t recognize them as Buicks yet. Now, Buick has found yet another way to set itself apart from the crowd, taking cues from the high fashion world to make the interior of the new Buick LaCrosse a luxurious den and a fashion statement all at once.
The LaCrosse combines sangria and ebony colors, the only luxury sedan to make such a bold choice. The color combination is currently featured prominently in many other luxury industries, and now Buick has beaten everyone else to the punch, bringing the stunning design to the LaCrosse. You’ll have to upgrade to the Ultra Luxury Interior Package to get the special colors, but seeing the dyed leather seats and ebony accents makes it seem well worth the investment.
“With this exclusive combination of premium materials and color execution, we are extending Buick’s distinction in interior design,” said Ven Lai, Buick lead creative designer for color and trim.”The Ultra Luxury Interior builds on the success and increasing demand for environments that evoke luxury and personal expression. Every detail matters: From the grade, pattern, texture and color of the leather to the layering of natural wood, metal and stitching, this interior moves beyond convention.”
While Lai said that the Ultra Luxury Interior Package was designed exclusively for the LaCrosse, Buick is certainly exploring all its options when it comes to bringing exciting and creative fashion designs to its automobile designs. Come in to Ewing Buick GMC today to check out the LaCrosse for yourself.