Per reports stemming from a number of industry experts and insiders, there are a number of things that are bound to change with the forthcoming release of the 2017 Buick Cascada. This is mostly due to the fact that the latest Cascada will be a convertible during a time in the market one that is formidably cost effective. This vehicle was initially revealed to automotive consumers and enthusiasts alike at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year. At said show, the vehicle was able to easily win over audiences with its unique simplicity that perfectly complimented its uncharacteristic styling that is slightly removed from what is traditional for the luxury brand.
2017 Buick Cascada Engine Specs
It has not been ruled out by Buick that a hybrid power train for future offerings of the Cascada, but it seems highly unlikely for the 2017 model variant. Most likely, the new 2017 Buick Cascada convertible will have an offering of two gasoline powered power trains. The first of which, the base engine, will most likely be a turbo charged inline four 1.6 liter that will be capable of a maximum output of upwards of 200 horsepower and 206 pounds per feet of torque. The secondary option will most likely come on the form of a turbo charged 2.0 liter that is capable of delivering an estimated 250 horsepower and 270 pounds per feet of torque. Both of the plausible engine option would be smartly paired with an automatic six speed gearbox along with front wheel drive as well as the option of a manual transmission and front wheel drive.
2017 Buick Cascada Design, Features and Specs
More than likely, the new 2017 Buick Cascada will borrow a handful of styling cues from the highly successful and popular Opel Astra (which is also known as the Buick Verano). When viewing the Cascada from the front, it will more than likely be highly impossible to note the variation from that of its European cousin. Consumers will, in fact, be able to easily detect the fact that the front grille will veer from the traditional styling of the luxury brand. The new 2017 Buick Cascada will feature a new layout and the vehicle will feature a resemblance to the Verano down to its exhaust system. Consumers will have the ability to choose either 18 or 19 inch alloy wheels.
The inside of the vehicle with host a number of features that have borrowed directly from the Verano/Astra. For example, the dash will be entirely brought over from the Astra in order to properly complement the new convertible known as the Cascada. The space within the cabin of the vehicle is said to afford an adequate amount of head and leg room for both the driver and their passengers.
2017 Buick Cascada Release Date and Price
Thus far there has been no announcement made in regards to the official release date of the 2017 Buick Cascada. It has been stated via a number of industry insiders and experts that the convertible will make its way into dealerships by the summer of next year. The base price tag has been estimated to be in the ever comfortable neighborhood of $34,000. As we venture closer to the start of the new year, it is certain that the luxury brand will begin to release more specified information regarding the forthcoming addition to its vast portfolio.