2006 Buick ShangHai LaCrosse Chinese Version review and pictures

Posted on Monday, 27 February 2006 , 14:02:29 byEmil

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Buick ShangHai LaCrosse Chinese Version

The Buick Lucerne is the model that was created by Spade Kreations of Cincinnati, Ohio and American Racing of Rancho Dominquez, California. The new Lucerne features different elements that make it appeal directly to enthusiasts including celebrities, athletes and professionals. The model also features custom stainless steel mesh grille, interior wood trim color matched to exterior paint, LED interior and exterior lighting, 2.400-watt Kicher stereo system, rear vision back-up camera, custom exhaust and a lot more. The Spade Kreations was founded in 1999 as a small custom stereo shop in a tiny garage and now, it is one of the largest custom fabrication shops in the Midwest. American Racing Equipment was founded in 1956 and it is one of the largest aftermarket wheel-manufacturer in the world.

BEIJING (AFX) - Shanghai GM, a 50-50 joint venture between General Motors Corp and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp (SAIC), has introduced its LaCrosse premium sedan, a member of its Buick lineup, to the Chinese market.
In a statement, Shanghai GM said the vehicle has been engineered and developed specifically for the China market, with deliveries scheduled to start in the second quarter this year.

Customers can start placing orders from today, the automaker said.

Based on the model of the same name sold in the US since last year, the LaCrosse was re-engineered in Shanghai by the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center, a joint venture of GM and SAIC.

The automaker said it is offering three LaCrosse models -- the 2.4 Luxury model priced at 239,800 yuan, the 2.4 Elite model at 269,800 and the 3.0 Flagship model at 329,800 yuan.