Buick color designers

Believe it or not, food may have been the inspiration for your car’s color. Buick color designers have recently been drawing from food as potential sources for colors. You could definitely say they have unique taste. According to Buick, designers often use vegetables and fruits to help them come up with a new palette to choose from. A good example of this is “Choccachino” (similar to a chocolate cappuccino) and Toasted Coconut Metallic, interior and exterior colors that come on new 2016 models. Even the Avenir Concept at the Detroit Auto Show was made to look similar to an artichoke in color. “Artichokes have a beautiful color,” said Krysti Murphy, Read More →

Buick Cascada Convertible seal

Buick is making sure you can enjoy its new convertible all year round. The American carmaker recently released a video highlighting how watertight the Cascada convertible seal is. To ensure that your Buick Cascada convertible is as waterproof as possible, the luxury carmaker literally “makes it rain” on the convertible’s assembly line. “Convertibles are best enjoyed when it’s warm and sunny, but Cascada has been designed and engineered to be used year-round, regardless of the weather,” said John Dolch, program quality manager for Cascada. “Not only is Cascada’s top engineered to be weatherproof in extreme conditions, but each and every Cascada built will also be put through a rigorous water Read More →

Buick Encore’s safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) put the Buick Encore’s safety to the test recently and the Encore performed superbly, enough so that it earned a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score for both the front- and all-wheel drive models. With the Encore’s addition, the Buick lineup now includes five models with a 5-Star safety rating, including the Verano, Regal, LaCrosse, and Enclave. “Consumers are consistently surprised to discover Encore provides the characteristics they expect in our larger offerings – style, sophistication, connectivity and comfort,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of Buick, in a statement. “NHTSA’s evaluation affirms Encore lives up to Buick’s safety reputation.” The Encore’s safety features include a Read More →