2012 Buick Lucerne Review and Price
Manufactured by the Buick division of General Motors, the Buick Lucerne happens to be a full sized luxury sedan. Although speculations are all ripe with this model going off the assembly line due to dwindling sales for the past couple of years, it is not the case. There are not much changes expected in the 2011 model. But buzz is surrounding the 2012 Buick Lucerne version of this luxury vehicle and might just make it with sales figures also.
2012 Buick Lucerne is a luxury sedan with four doors. The sedan is generously designed using traditional styling. The vertically barred grille front appears more aggressive giving it a bolder look. The 2012 Lucerne will be offered in four trim levels comprising of CX version, CXL version with V6, CXL version with V8 and the supreme CXS version. All the models except super models will come with 17 inch aluminium wheels. Whereas the supreme model will come with standard 18 inch aluminium wheels with the option to select chrome touched wheels measuring 18 inches. It will offer the options to choose remote controlled keyless entry, parking assistance as well as lane shifting warning system. The design is based on 115.6 inch wheelbase and overall length of 203.2 inches. The frontal as well as the rear bumper is coated with body color to give smooth finish to the vehicle.
The 2012 Buick Lucerne will certainly be gifted with elegant power handling mechanism. The mechanism would be the unity of 4.6 liter V8 cylinder engine. The cylinders are associated with 32 valves and the engine would be certainly designed to follow DOHC mechanism also known as Double overhead camshaft which is the recent development to monitor and control the flow of fuel through the engine. This mechanism would have the capacity to churn out the momentum of 275 hp at 5600 RPM. As the unique technology is mated with four speed gearbox operating on automatic transmission, the vehicle would be powered to offer better fuel efficiency. It is expected to offer the mileage of 17 mileas per gallon on urban streets whereas the performance on highways will be even better with 25 miles per gallon.
The luxurious 2012 Buick Lucerne would be presented with very essential standard safety features like electronically operated vehicle stability control to offer better grip on slippery roads, Ultrasonic rear parking assistance, tool to monitor air-pressure in tires, traction control and cruise control system, frontal head protecting airbag, side airbags and a range of side curtain airbags to prevent internal collision, 4 wheel antilock disc brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution. The 2012 Lucerne would come added with luxury feature of heated or cooled front passenger seats, wiper system with rain sensors. The vehicle would possess towing capacity of around 1000 lbs. Luxury is incomplete without climate control. So expect a dual zone climate control and leather trimmed steering wheel with General Motor’s unique magnetic assistance. The interior is lavishly designed with leather upholstery and generously spaced cargo floor. The woodgrain dashboard would certainly come with voice based navigation system and 280 watts audio system with the brand of Harman Kardon which would be loaded with 9 speakers, 6 disc changer, MP3 player.
2012 Buick Lucerne is estimated to arrive soon in near future with the warranty of 4 years or 50,000 miles. Tough the prices are not yet disclosed, style and luxury would prove to be the best to offer value.