French for the expression “one-hundredth,” the Centieme was presented in Buick’s centennial year. More than denoting the brand’s 100th commemoration, it pushed it into what’s to come. The extent, outline signals and three-column seating setup impacted the Enclave hybrid that appeared around four years after the fact, touching off the item renaissance that proceeds with today with vehicles, for example, the Encore little hybrid and all-new Cascada convertible. The Centieme likewise saw Buick’s recharged concentrate on inside configuration and tender loving care, with components, for example, aluminum and wood accent trim and encompassing lighting.
The Centieme is a hybrid vehicle. Gary Mack, the outside creator for the idea which, of course, was made by Bertone, that an objective was to go more distant than the Buick Rendezvous a vehicle, by chance, which has brought a ton of non-Buick proprietors into the showroom. While the Rendezvous is outwardly SUV-like, the Centieme is more station-wagon like.
From the front, the Centieme is all Buick, with the oval shapes in summon, both on the grille and at the back of the vehicle, with twin oval-formed depletes in an oval-molded encompass in the back belt. The four-entryway with a lid has its 22-inch wheels pushed out to the corners. A 400-hp, twin-turbocharged V6 moves those wheels; as it utilizes the Hydra-Matic 4T65-E transmission and the Versatrak framework, those wheels can be fueled as this is an on-interest AWD framework.
Within there are three lines of seats that are masterminded in sets. The third column overlays level, with a force collapsing component, in this way giving additional freight room. One envisions that the payload would be genuinely dear, as there is a broad utilization of cowhide on the inside surfaces – on the seating, as well as there is really a woven calfskin floor. One reason behind the utilization of the sets of seats is on the grounds that there are focus supports for both the front and center seats that go for and rearward on a track framework. On the back seal, the three-peak Buick logo is more than an appliqué; it really serves as the reinforcement light for the vehicle.
Buick Centieme Concept 2003 Design Interior Exterior