The Buick Verano is a front engine, front drive plan-wheel, four-door, five-passenger, compact luxury sedan produced at the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Michigan. The Buick Verano debuted at the North American International Auto Show on January 10, 2011 during a preview of this upcoming model Buick 2012. . It is the first compact marketed by Buick in the United States since 1997 Buick Skylark.
The Buick Verano Excelle GT together with, developed for the Chinese market and manufactured in China and Opel Astra sedan in the European, introduced in 2012 Moscow International Automobile Salon-Shares of General Motors ‘ Delta II platform with the Chevrolet Cruze and the mini models-corresponding van, Chevrolet Orlando and Opel/Vauxhall Zafira Tourer.
Buick Verano Development
Jim Federico, Executive Director and Vehicle Chief Engineer for Buick Verano, led the vehicle development team and David Lyon, Buick design director, styled the outside. The Buick Verano uses unibody construction galvanized steel panels for front fenders, hood, roof and doors and thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) bumper covers. It includes acoustical laminated glass, triple door seals, five-layer lining the inner roof, sound absorbing mats, recycled denim insulation specially produced 18-inch alloy wheel nursery, which reduces Buick Verano noise on the road.
Buick Verano Engine
The standard Powertrain is a 2.4 L Ecotec direct-injection DOHC I4 paired to transfer six-speed automatic. The 2.4 L engine is rated 180 horsepower is (130 kW) at 6,700 RPM and 171 pounds · ft (232 N · m) of torque at 4,900 RPM. The engine is flex-fuel capable, meaning it can use either gasoline or E85 ethanol, or any combination of both fuels. EPA fuel economy estimates are 21 miles per USA gallon (11 l/100 km) city and 32 mpg USA (7.4 l/100 km) highway for gasoline. A 2012 review of the mixed city highway road on the website MPGOMATIC show an average 26.5 MPG on E85, and 29 for gasoline.
The turb–charged 2.0 L version available in late 2012 for the 2013 model year, as well as manual transmission 6-speed. The 2.0 L turbo engine rated at 250 horsepower and 260 pounds-feet of torque. GM estimated 0-60 mph acceleration is 6.2 seconds, matching the number of the Buick Regal GS posted by.