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RSS Shanghai: Buick Riviera Concept hits the floor in Shanghai

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Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, China, Technology, Buick, GM, Shanghai Motor Show, Design/Style, Luxury

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Here we have a concept in the true sense of the term. The Buick Riviera you see here - the name of which was last used in production back in 1999 - is said to preview Buick's future styling direction, which means we should expect to see more flowing body shapes to go along with new versions of the marque's classic waterfall grille design. Oh, and we don't believe there's a single porthole in sight.

Powered by Buick's so-called dual-mode wireless plug-in hybrid electric vehicle propulsion system (we'll stick with the W-PHEV acronym) that allows the car to be charged wirelessly just by driving atop a special charging mat on the ground, the car's powertrain is just as futuristic as its exterior shape.

Other high-tech bits include holographic projections on the windshield showing the driver what's around him, with input coming from 10 high-res cameras and 18 micro high-precision sensors. The car also sports 4G wireless connectivity so that its occupants are always connected.

There are plenty more details in the press release below, along with high-resolution images from the show floor in Shanghai and from Buick for your viewing pleasure.

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I'm more interested in that Regal in the background...

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Charging wirelessly definitely will appeal more to individuals.


As far as the design of the car, meh.


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Charging wirelessly definitely will appeal more to individuals.

As far as the design of the car, meh.

Well it is a concept car. You know how that is lol

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