As a fairly unconventional turn on the story, the 2016 Buick Cascada will be the main Buick model in the whole lineup not to include the trademarked “waterfall” grille, regardless of the way that “Cascada” really signifies “waterfall” in Spanish. All things considered, the grille and trishield seals are to a great extent the main distinctive outline highlights contrasted and the Euro-just Opel/Vauxhall Cascada or with the Aussie Holden Cascada. Since this is by all account not the only re-badged Opel in the Buick lineup, its general look mixes well with alternate models.
The front end is fairly regular Buick, even without the “Waterfall” grille, while the just about wedge-such as side perspective is improved by a to a great degree raked A-column. Then again, in spite of Buick gloating about the Cascada having been produced as a convertible from the begin, the model’s profile still observes like that of a convertible got from a car or car stage. On the back we discover a couple of wing-molded LED taillights spanned by a segment of chrome to improve the auto’s fairly premium appearance.
The Buick Cascada’s inside is additionally semi indistinguishable to that of its European and Australian partners, with the model profiting from a variety of delicate touch materials that are not as a matter of course calfskin, notwithstanding the auto accepting differentiating sewing on pretty much every surface. Warmed seats and directing wheel are accessible to keep the front tenants agreeable in colder atmospheres, while the back seats can crease down electrically to grow the freight limit, which is 9.8 cubic feet with the top down and 13.4 cubic feet with the top up.
Discussing which, the electro-water powered delicate top is fabricated utilizing a multi-layer development that incorporates both acoustic and warm assurance, while the back deck stockpiling top has a one of a kind in reverse opening keeping in mind the end goal to accomodate the rooftop. Both back seats are open by means of electrically moving the front ones, while the front seat straps consequently reach out forward kindness of telescopic arms simply like in a Mercedes-Benz roadster model.
At any rate in the first place, the 2016 Buick Cascada will be fueled only by a 1.6-liter, turbocharged four-barrel with direct infusion that creates 200 drive and 206 pound-feet of torque. Torque is pushed to around 221 pound-feet of torque on account of a restricted overboost highlight. As standard, the motor is matched with a six-speed programmed transmission, which ought to empower the model to offer an agreeable if not somewhat smooth driving knowledge.
The MacPherson-based HiPer Strut front suspension found on the Buick LaCrosse and Regal is found on the Cascada also, while the semi-unbending back suspension highlights a Watts Z-join outline to offer it some assistance with behaving more such as an autonomous one. Similarly as with most present day autos, the Cascada accompanies electric force guiding. No execution numbers are right now accessible, yet you shouldn’t anticipate that it will leave any comparatively fueled autos in the dust subsequent to the Opel Cascada with a variation of the 1.6-liter motor and a six-speed programmed tips the scales at around 3,821 pounds.
|:Wheelbase (in / mm):||106.1 / 2695|
|Overall length (in / mm):||184.9 / 4696|
|Overall height (in / mm):||56.8 / 1443|
|Overall width (in / mm):||72.4 / 1839|
|Track (in / mm):||62.5 / 1587 (front and rear)|
|Engine||1.6L turbo I-4 DOHC with direct injection|
|Horsepower (hp / kW):||200 / 149|
|Torque (lb-ft / Nm):||206 / 280 (221 / 300 with overboost) – estimated|
Buick Cascada 2016 Design Interior Exterior