Production in China of the upcoming Buick Envision SUV will start in mid-2014 with a launch on the China car market scheduled for late 2014. The Buick Envision will be made in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture, and it will also be manufactured in North America. The Buick Envision will be built on the new GM Delta global compact platform.
Spy shot of the Buick Envision testing in North America (via). It will be positioned above the China-made Buick Encore SUV and below the Buick Enclave SUV that is currently imported into China. Price for the Envision on the Chinese auto market will start around 160.000 yuan and end around 220.000 yuan. Power will come from 2.0 turbo and 2.4 liter four-cylinder petrol engines.
A concept previewing the production version is expected to debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April next year. Some design features of the Envision, notably the grille, were prviewed by the Buick Envision concept that debuted on this years’ Shanghai Auto Show.