Buick rolled out the elegant and sporty Avista concept coupe Sunday, the second consecutive year it revealed a stunner on the eve of the Detroit auto show press days. The Avista, described as a rear-wheel drive “contemporary grand tourer,” drew applause from journalists and across social media, but it appears that General Motors Co. and Buick have no plans to build it — at least not now. GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra told reporters after the reveal that while she would “love to” build the Avista, it is a design concept that represents the brand’s future direction.
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2016 North American International Auto Show “The brand is in a position now where it can afford this kind of really strong statement from a design and styling perspective,” GM President Dan Ammann says.
Buick just surprised the automotive world on the eve of the 2016 Detroit Auto Show by pulling the wraps off what can only be described as a stunning concept car.
Buick knows how to make a good-looking performance machine.
The concept reportedly shares proportions with the Camaro.
Buick revealed the 2+2 Avista sports coupe Sunday night before the Detroit Auto Show.
Buick hinted at plans to expand its lineup with a new coupe -- the Avista concept -- and rekindle its historic performance roots. The 2+2 concept is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine.
We caught wind yesterday that Buick was throwing a special party for what would be reportedly a sports coupe concept around the size of the Camaro, and well, here it is — The Buick Avista concept.