A Sneak Peek at the Buick Wildcat EV Concept
The future is electric, and Buick gave us a peek into that future when it unveiled its Buick Wildcat EV concept car. The Buick Wildcat EV takes automotive design into some new directions and will influence the style of Buick cars going forward. What is its relationship to the upcoming Buick Electra? When can we expect examples of the Buick electric vehicle lineup to hit Lakeland streets? Keep reading to find the answers.
The Importance of the Buick Wildcat EV Concept
Automakers regularly unveil concept cars, and some of them will feature a few concepts that may eventually make their way into production automobiles. But the Buick Wildcat EV concept car is something different. In fact, even though, like most concept cars, Winter Haven drivers will not get a chance to take this vehicle home, its design will heavily influence the aesthetics of Buick vehicles going forward, both gas and EVs. This is especially true of the upcoming Buick electric vehicle lineup, which will all carry the name “Buick Electra”.
Buick Wildcat EV Concept Highlights
The BUick Wildcat EV concept features several design elements which are expected to make it into the Buick Electra lineup. Here are some of the exciting design elements of this vehicle:
Buick Wildcat EV Concept Exterior Design
- Newly designed tri-colored and illuminated Buick badge moved off of grille
- LED headlights mounted higher
- Long hood
- Low mouth
- Forward-leaning nose
- Long, fluid body with concave sides and no door handles
- 22-inch wheels with 18 spokes
Buick Wildcat EV Concept Interior Design
- More headroom and easy entry
- Rearview cameras for side mirrors
- Multiple floating elements
- Oval instrument panel, mostly made up of one touchscreen
- Center console that floats from instrument panel to rear seats
- Acrylic trim
- Brushed and polished aluminum elements
- Legato Green carpet
- Orange seat belts
What We Can Expect from the Buick Electric Vehicle Lineup
The upcoming Buick electric vehicle lineup will carry the name Buick Electra and will feature an SUV as the first model. We expect it to arrive at Bartow dealerships in 2024. It’s expected to be quickly followed by another SUV of a different size. It’s not certain yet whether Buick will begin with its new full-size SUV or crossover. Buick will then expand its electric lineup into other vehicles as it plans to offer only electric cars by the end of the decade. The automaker says it will not produce cars with gas combustion engines after 2030.
Buick Lakeland Will Keep You Updated
Keep checking back with us for updates on the upcoming Buick Elantra and the Buick electric vehicle lineup. If you’d like to learn more, you can read about the upcoming Hummer EV. We’re just a short trip away from Brandon. So drop by or contact us today.
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