Buick has pulled the covers off of their latest concept SUV at the 2011 Shanghai Motor Show. The Buick Envision is a hybrid SUV with a sleek design tailored specifically to Chinese drivers.
For some odd reason Buick is an extremely popular brand over in China. As such it only makes sense that they would design a sleek and slim SUV specifically for the Chinese market. The Buick Envision is powered by "a 2.0-liter direct-injection gasoline engine coupled to two electric motors and an eight-speed automatic gearbox." One of the coolest and most future-forward features of this car (besides its suicide doors) is its rear-roof solar panels created to help recharge the battery on-the-go.
Of course, like all good things you'll have to wait sometime for the Buick Envision to appear even as a physical concept. Still, with a body that good-looking, the wait should be well worth it.
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