23 Jun '18, 3pm

#Buick launches new $12.9k #Excelle in China with new engine and start/stop; + 30% fuel economy over prior

#Buick launches new $12.9k #Excelle in China with new engine and start/stop; + 30% fuel economy over prior

Buick has introduced the new-generation Excelle to its China lineup. It features the brand’s latest styling, a new more efficient powertrain, and a broad range of advanced safety and connectivity technologies. The Buick Excelle has been among the most popular family sedans in China, with nearly 2.7 million sold since the nameplate was introduced in late 2003. The all-new Excelle is equipped with a new 1.3L Ecotec engine that is characterized by high efficiency, reliability and durability, and low fuel consumption. It generates maximum power of 79 kW and maximum torque of 133 N·m. Its power per liter is 2.7 kW/L higher than the 1.5L engine in the previous Excelle. Matching the engine is an efficient Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The new-generation Excelle is also equipped with the intelligent start/stop system, which improves fuel economy by 30% compared to its ...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/06/20180623-excelle....

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