GM introduces Alpheon, a rebadged Buick LaCrosse

Posted on Sunday, 2 May 2010 , 14:05:24 byAlina

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GM introduces Alpheon, a rebadged Buick LaCrosse

GM introduced at the 2010 Busan International Motor Show a new sedan called Alpheon a mid-size sedan that is basically a rebadged 2010 Buick LaCrosse.

The Korean automaker says that its newest luxury cruiser is "based on the same architecture" as the mid-size Buick.

"I am confident that the Alpheon will surpass the demands of the most sophisticated luxury sedan buyers in Korea," said Mike Arcamone, President and CEO of GM Daewoo.

The Alpheon comes with a 3.0 liter V6 engine offering 255 hp, mated a 6-speed automatic transmission, the same engine as in the Buick LaCrosse.

Sales will enter the Korean market in the second half of 2010.