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Buick Velite

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Buick Velite
Buick
Year 2004
Production One-off Concept car
Class Midsize Coupe
Body Style 2-Door Converitble
Length 185.7 inches (4,717mm)
Width 75.6 inches (1,920mm)
Height 51.9 inches (1,318mm)
Wheelbase 114.8 inches (2,916mm)
Weight 3,450 lbs (1565kg)
Transmission Hydra-Matic 6L80-E 6-speed Automatic
Engine Twin-turbocharged 3.6 liter (3600cc) V-6
Power 400 hp (294.4 kW) at 6200 rpm
Similar Buick Riviera
Designers Sang Yup Lee
Bryan Priebe
Anne Asensio

The Buick Velite is a 2004 concept car built by Buick and unveiled at the New York Auto Show. It is a midsize, two-door, four-seat convertible that is driven by the rear wheels and motivated by a twin-turbocharged 3.6 liter Buick V-6 that makes 400 horespower and 400 ft.-lbs. of torque.

Notable Features

  • OnStar and XM Satellite Radio
  • X-Beam technology in headlamps and taillamps
  • Forward-tilting clamshell hood
  • Rearward-tilting clamshell trunk
  • E-lock security and ignition system
  • 20-inch front wheels and 21-inch rear wheels


Safety

Photos


Color

Exterior - Dark Tarnished Bronze Metallic

Interior - Bronze Pearl, Iceberg Blue, and Woven Tan

Main Competitors

Criticisms

Design quirks and oddities

Awards

See also

External Links

Conceptcarz Buick Velite page


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