Forget famous American cars with their solar grilles: Buick is now more than ever focused on the Chinese market. A market that has some success with its products. The last one is there Buick Electra E5which today reveals more secrets.
Already presented at the end of last year, the electric SUV marks an important turning point for the manufacturer, as it is the first to use the platform. The last one. A new technical foundation developed by General Motors for its brands and completely dedicated to electric vehicles.
Buick Electra E5: features, design, engine, battery
With a length of 4.89 m, this SUV is larger than the Mercedes EQE SUV. The 2.95m wheel opens up space inside and today the first pictures of the car are released. The panoramic sunroof brings in the light, the styling is top-notch and the 30-inch curved screen is flawless. At the back, the boot has a maximum capacity of 1,658 litres.
Up to 620 kilometers of autonomy for the Buick Electra E5
As for the engine, the Electra advertises three different configurations. The standard 68.4 kWh battery promises a range of 545 kilometers in the CLTC circuit. Traction is ensured by an electric machine with 245 HP and 330 Nm of torque, which allows you to reach 100 km / h in 7.6 seconds.
At the top of the range is the Long Range version capable of 79.7 kWh, which offers a range of 620 km. However, the final power is lower, with up to 204bhp coming from the engine. This configuration is similar to that of the MG, for example, and is of course explained by the different types of batteries.
Finally, the Buick Electra E5 Avenir offers four-wheel drive with two machines for a total of 287 hp and 465 Nm of torque. Therefore, freedom is declining 603 kilometers. In all three cases, fast payments are expected for 28m charges between 30 and 80%.
Buick Electra E5 will be available in China with a price between 208,900 yuan (27,600 euros) and 278,900 yuan (36,830 euros). It is not expected to ever set wheels in Europe.