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Buick Centieme
Buick
aka
Production One-off Concept Car
Class Luxury SUV
Body Style 4-Door Wagon
Length 188.4 inches (4,785mm)
Width 77.6 inches (1,971mm)
Height 64.3 inches (1,633mm)
Wheelbase 119.1 inches (3,025mm)
Weight 3951 lbs (1792 kg)
Transmission Hydra-Matic 4T65-E 4-speed Automatic transaxle
Engine 3600 cc twin-turbo V-6 (219.7 cid)
Power 400 hp (298.3 kW) at 6200 rpm
Similar Buick Enclave
Designer Anne Asensio and Gary Mack, built by Bertone

The Buick Centieme is a concept car that was built by Buick for the company's 100th anniversary to tour the 2003 auto show circuit. It demonstrates a refined, traditional Buick take on the modern SUV. The four door Centieme seats six in three rows of two seat each. It also features a twin-turbocharged 3.6 liter V-6 that produces 400 horsepower and 400 lbs.-ft. of torque. The engine turns the wheels via GM's Versatrak all-wheel-drive system.

The Centieme was originally called the Centurion, a name long used by Buick, but it was changed just before it was unveiled to the French word for one hundred. The Centieme did not reach production, but a revised version of the idea was put forward as the Buick Enclave.

See Wikicars' comprehensive Buick_Centieme Review.

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The Centieme has a unique canyon mist metallic blue-red paint finish that appears a bluish-silver.

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See also

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External Links

Conceptcarz's page for Buick Centieme

Carfolio.com's Buick Centieme Specification page