Buick LaCrosse Avenir Expands Luxury Sub Brand's Lineup

Sam McEachern
by Sam McEachern

The Buick LaCrosse Avenir has made its debut today, adding a second nameplate to the luxurious Buick sub-brand’s portfolio.

The LaCrosse Avenir arrives on the heels of the Enclave Avenir and features similarly high-end equipment. Immediately apparent are the visual changes, such as the three-dimensional mesh chrome grille, Avenir script badging on the doors and model-exclusive 19-inch Pearl Nickel wheels. If you’re feeling extra lavish, you can even go for some 20-inch Midnight Silver units.

Moving inside, the LaCrosse Avenir is set apart from standard versions of the sedan by its Chestnut dash and door trim, Avenir embroidered first-row headrests and Avenir scripted sill-plates. It also offers several features as standard that are optional on other LaCrosse models, such as navigation, a Bose Centerpoint Surround Sound premium audio system and a panoramic sunroof.

SEE ALSO: 2018 Buick Enclave Introduces New Avenir Sub-Brand

The only powertrain available in conjunction with the LaCrosse Avenir is the 310 horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine paired with General Motors’ nine-speed automatic transmission. Twin-clutch all-wheel drive is optional, as is the Dynamic Drive Package – which adds continuously variable dampers and a suite of advanced safety features.

The 2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir will make its way to dealers in the first-quarter of 2018. It should also be on display at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, so stay tuned for more coverage on the premium sedan from AutoGuide.com.

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Sam McEachern
Sam McEachern

Sam McEachern holds a diploma in journalism from St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario, and has been covering the automotive industry for over 5 years. He conducts reviews and writes AutoGuide's news content. He's a die-hard motorsports fan with a passion for performance cars of all sorts.

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  • Jack Woodburn Jack Woodburn on Nov 08, 2017

    Hate to guess what the base price will be with all those superficial "luxury" high market touches to an already decent mid-range but fast depreciating vehicle. Buyers prepare to lose your shirts or just wait for about six months and get some of that silly mark-up knocked down when smart buyers don't snap up these things....