Americans are preparing a luxury executive minivan

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The Buick GL8 Century will be the most expensive model of the American brand. The top version of the minivan has comfortable rear seats with electric drive and a large TV set.

The first official teasers of Buick GL8 Century have been published. The fourth generation of the premium minivan will be presented on June 1 in China. It is reported by the press service of concern General Motors.

The place for the presentation was not chosen in vain. Exactly in China, such models are in great demand. Local automakers as well as the world’s leading auto giants like Mercedes-Benz are working on the creation of luxury minivans.

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The flagship version will get wide rear seats and a large TV
Photo: General Motors

Buick GL8 Century has a huge grille and slim LED headlights. The GL8 Flagship pre-production concept car was designed in the same vein. It is also announced that the minivan will become larger: its wheelbase will grow to 3,130 mm and its width – up to 1980 mm.

The new Buick GL8 Century will be more luxurious than its predecessor and become the most expensive model of the American brand. The significance of the car is evidenced by the fact that it will debut Buick’s updated logo.

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The GL8 Century will feature Buick’s redesigned logo.
Photo: General Motors

In addition, it has become known that the Buick GL8 Century lineup will be joined by a flagship four-seat version: it will be equipped with wide power rear seats and a large TV. The standard GL8 will remain six-seat.

Specifications of the Buick GL8 Century have not yet been disclosed. Most likely, the minivan will retain the 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine of its predecessor, supplemented by a hybrid unit, and a nine-speed automatic transmission.