Why is 2016 Buick Grand National a worthy successor of Regal GNX?

2016 Buick Grand National is a mid-sized high performance luxury sports coupe model developed by Buick – a subsidiary automobile division of the American automobile manufacturing company General Motors. It was originally released as the Regal GNX but has been out of production since 1984. It has been built using the Alpha platform that recognizes the need of having a multipurpose vehicle that serves both as a luxury as well as sports car.

2016 Buick Grand National Front

2016 Buick Grand National design

Exterior

New Buick Grand National features brand new spoilers, air intakes, alloyed wheel and completely redesigned head & tail lights. According to company insiders, it is being developed as a two door coupe model, however, a four door sedan model is also being considered as a viable body style for production.

Interior

2016 Buick Grand National has been provided with luxurious interiors complete with modern hi tech equipments and advance safety & security features. It features inbuilt Bluetooth connectivity, Sirius XM – a satellite based radio service with a navigation system called Travel link and comfortable & luxurious leather seats. Standard safety features include airbags, ABS and Stability Control Mechanisms.

2016 Buick Grand National Interior

2016 Buick Grand National Power train

Buick’s 2016 Grand National offers a variety of engine configurations including a LF3 3.6L, twin turbo, V-6 cylinder engine that is capable of producing a humongous 400HP. Alternate engine configurations feature a LFX 3.6L, V-6 cylinder engine provided with a naturally aspirated air intake mechanism capable of producing 300HP power and a 2.0L, turbocharged inline-4 cylinder engine that is capable of generating 250HP of power.

Platform & Transmission

Latest Buick Grand National has been provided with a rear wheel driving platform developed as per Alpha working standards. The vehicle has been designed in such a way so as to provide a controlled racing experience for people who prefer to drive at higher speeds with emphasis on stability & control. Grand National is speculated to share the same power transmission features as that of other cars being modeled on the Alpha development platform.

2016 Buick Grand National Rear

2016 Buick Grand National competitors

2016 Buick Grand National is set to go head to head with other such car brands using the Alpha development platform including 6th generation Chevy Camaro, Cadillac ATS and 2014 Cadillac CTS. Other market competitors include models from Hyundai Genesis series.

2016 Buick Grand National Price & Release date

According to company insiders, 2016 Grand National is speculated to be released in late 2015 or early 2016 as a 2017 year model. Its price is estimated to range from $30,000 to $40,000.

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