Buick Electra-X Concept

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  3. Bruce M.

    Bruce M. Active Member

    That's very sharp looking. I hope it comes to the U.S.
  4. I think this design, or at least the production version of it, would sell here and it's built on the Ultium platform, so it's not beyond the realm of possibility. I lean more toward it not coming, but then again, there could be a very similar vehicle for the US.
  5. Here is the Production version, the Buick Electra E4
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  6. Bruce M.

    Bruce M. Active Member

    I can't imagine why they wouldn't sell this in the U.S. It's gorgeous. Do we know the dimensions?
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  8. It's about the same size as the Equinox EV. From GMA, the E4 is as follows: 189.7 inches long, 75.3 inches wide and 62.2 inches high. The wheelbase measures 116.3 inches.
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  9. Bruce M.

    Bruce M. Active Member

    So it's also about the same size as a Mustang Mach-E. They'd be crazy not to sell it in the U.S.
  10. insightman

    insightman Well-Known Member Subscriber

    The Chinese Electra will not be eligible for US EV tax credits, and it will be subject to at least a 25% import tariff, so the only way this could be sold in the US would be to build it in the US. It could be built in the US as a rebodied Equinox EV, but Chevy will have to prove it can meet the demand for the "$28,975" Equinox EV before it starts diverting Ultium platforms to Buick.

    It was great foresight in 1959 to name a Buick "Electra." My MINI Cooper SE's license plate is "ELECTRO"--I didn't want people to think I was driving a Buick (as if anyone would confuse a MINI Cooper with a Buick). Unsurprisingly, the "ELECTRA" plate was already taken, so it's good I didn't crave it.
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