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2008 Buick Park Avenue Rolls out In China

The newest member of General Motors’ Buick division has arrived in the Far East. Shanghai General Motors (Shanghai GM) has recently launched the 2008 Buick Park Avenue full size luxury sedan to roll out in Chinese market, replacing the Buick Royaum. Named after the popular and well-off street in New York City, the Buick Park Avenue offers a wide range of advanced in-car technologies and other luxurious amenities for out fellow Chinese car fans.

Ding Lei, President of Shanghai General Motors commented: “The Park Avenue is the perfect blend of tranquility and power. It shows Buick’s ability to move with the times while continuing to leverage GM’s global resources and our local knowledge. Designed especially for business leaders and other elites, it is a component of our effort to maintain our leadership position in China by addressing the needs of all of our customers.”

The Buick Park Avenue is based on Holden WM Statesman built in Australian, and features GM’s newly developed rear-wheel-drive (RWD) global platform. This full size luxury sedan will be produced in China, and will be available only for the Chinese market. For us American car fans, let us see what we would be missing.

Highlights of the Buick Park Avenue include elegant, comfortable, and safe interior with a host of standard interior features and safety components. The Buick Park Avenue comes with genuine leather 8-way power adjustable front seats with massage function, high-quality entertainment system with LCD panels, advanced heating system, advanced ventilation and air conditioning system, and six standard intelligent air bags for the driver and passengers. The car is also equipped with an optional Buick parts like Bluetooth mobile phone system, GPS navigation system, and GM Local Area Network (GM-LAN) high-speed communication system. All of these features wrap up the Buick Park Avenue’s interior package.

Two engine displacements are available for the AlloyTec V6 under the hood of the Buick Park Avenue. For fuel efficient Chinese peeps, the 2.8-liter variant offers 201 hp (150 kW) at 6,000 rpm and delivers 195 lb.-ft. (265 Nm) amount of peak torque at 3,000 rpm. Customers who wanted to have more power and torque output can get the 3.6-liter with 250 hp (187kW) at 6,500 rpm and 251 lb-ft (340 Nm) of peak torque at 3,200 rpm.

Complete manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) list are as follows:

Park Avenue 3.6-liter Flagship – RMB 498,800 ($64,588 USD)
Park Avenue 3.6-liter Elite – RMB 388,800 ($50,345 USD)
Park Avenue 2.8-liter Luxury – RMB 458,800 ($59,409 USD)
Park Avenue 2.8-liter Elite – RMB 368,800 ($47,755 USD)
Park Avenue 2.8-liter Comfort – RMB 328,800 ($42,575 USD)

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