Buick Velite Concept 

  • 2004
  • 400 HP 3.6L
The look of Gold Leaf Lacquer, in place of wood, is a statement of richness in many Asian cultures; it accents the interior, including the door handles and shift knob.
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The Velite is the first American demonstration of GM's all-new Zeta global vehicle architecture, featuring a premium rear-wheel-drive chassis.
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Data points Key details of the Buick Velite Concept


Velite Concept
400 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
987 HP


Velite Concept
400 ft-lb
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Buick Velite Concept

Through the use of variable engine valve timing, valve lift and duration is continuously varied to improve fuel economy, horsepower and torque, while reducing emissions.
A pair of large, oval exhaust outlets provides an aural reminder that performance is very much a part of the vehicle's character.

Buick Velite Concept

AutomobileMag News
Unlike the 2001 Bengal convertible concept, the Velite will actually reach production, although not until 2008.
It can't be soon enough, as Tiger Woods is apparently wondering when Buick will build something that he'd actually like to drive, and so are we.

Buick Velite Concept

Car & Driver News
While certainly an expression of premium American style, the Velite's impressive stance and overall presence emphasize a sumptuous driving experience that further pushes Buick on to the center of the world stage of luxurious touring cars.
Velite is a new expression of Buick's longstanding heritage in understated, yet sophisticated design," said Anne Asensio, Executive Director GM Advanced Design.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Buick
Year 2004


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.63 lb/hp
Maximum hp 400 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 400 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 3,600 cc
Cylinders V6
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,450 lb
Width 75.6 in
Height 51.9 in
Length 185.7 in
Front track width 65 in
Wheelbase 114.8 in
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