Buick LaCrosse Concept 

  • 2000
  • 265 HP 4.2L
Although the interior design and fits are better than in the Century and Regal and the seats are comfortable, the material quality is lacking.
by Car and Driver (Nov, 2004)
The 3800 gets the LaCrosse going, but the 3.6 is like motivational speaker Tony Robbins: It makes the LaCrosse feel competitive.
by Car and Driver (Nov, 2004)

Data points Key details of the Buick LaCrosse Concept


LaCrosse Concept
265 HP
987 HP


LaCrosse Concept
284 ft-lb
922 ft-lb

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Buick LaCrosse Concept

The standard configuration is a closed sedan with a large tinted-glass sunroof that can be opened for star gazing or extra ventilation.

Buick LaCrosse

Car & Driver News
Buick placed a high priority on noise—or rather the lack thereof—coining the phrase “QuietTuning,” which encompasses the use of acoustical laminate on the windshield and front side glass, a sound-absorbing interior carpet backing, specifically designed acoustical engine covers, and a hood insulator pad.
The CX and CXL will get GM’s good ol’ pushrod 3.8-liter V-6 (now in Series III form)!

Buick LaCrosse Concept

Car & Driver News
Auto Shows arrow Buick LaCrosse Concept 2000 Detroit Auto Show This Buick can convert into a pickup-truck — er, pickup-car — via voice commands.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Buick
Year 2000


Drivetrain Transeverse Front Engine / FWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 533/? 229
Rear wheels 533/? 229

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 13.58 lb/hp
Maximum hp 265 HP @ 5,600 RPM
Maximum torque 284 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 4,200 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,600 lb
Width 76.9 in
Height 55.7 in
Length 204.5 in
Front track width 65.4 in
Wheelbase 121.7 in
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