2016 Buick Grand National – Buick Regal was revived following a five year hiatus during 2000’s and it is standard since 2009. However, few individuals remember Regals from the eighties, particularly those special models Grand National and GNX. These were arguably the foremost exciting Buicks ever produced and brought with these lots of technological advancements. Their revival was announced for 2015, however this didn’t happen yet.
2016 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL EXTERIOR
Exterior styling shouldn’t differ much coming from the now-available Regal which received a facelift in 2012. Sleek design with menacing front end fascia, arching roofline and nicely rounded rear end will certainly be kept almost intact, but Grand National will presumably include some sporty lines, more chrome accents and also a GN plate, while GNX will come exclusively in black which raises Regal’s menacing look to an entire different level.
2016 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL INTERIOR
Interior also will get a couple of touches of their own, but GN and GNX models will follow the conventional Regal’s styling. Inclusion of supportive sport seats is presumably to happen, and GNX models may need some carbon fiber parts to fit piano-black and wood grain accents. 8-inch LCD touch screen will presumably be included over the lineup, while navigation might remain optional. Premium 7-speaker sound system or Bose 9-speaker surround sound system will certainly be available options, while Bluetooth wireless technology and 4G LTE connectivity ought to be standard. Beside a rearview camera, the 2016 Grand National also will offer front and rear parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitors, lane-departure warning system and also a forward-collision warning system, although not all of those advanced electronic features will certainly be standard over the lineup.
BUICK GRAND NATIONAL 2016 SPECS
The new Buick Grand National 2016 ought to be special line inside Regal’s lineup and ought to be offered with either 272 horsepower turbocharged 2. 0L 4-cylinder, or with 321 horsepower 3. 6L V6 engine. GNX which stands for Grand National Experimental should however become a top grade of the Grand National lineup and can come having a twin turbo 3. 6L V6 engine putting up greater than 400 hp. As much as transmission goes, GN’s ought to be offered with 8-speed Hydra-Matics over the lineup and, in fact, manual shifters with turbo engines.
20 / 31 mpg or 21 / 30 mpg will be the fuel economy ratings for turbo four engine with manual or automatic transmission respectively. V6 options will certainly offer lower figures, especially twin turbo option found