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Overview Buick's efforts to be seen as a premium brand may have finally turned a corner with the 2021 Envision SUV. Set to take on rivals such as the Acura RDX, the Infiniti QX50, and the Lincoln Corsair, this new Envision sports nicely tailored sheet metal and a more upscale interior. A 228-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter powers all models and comes mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. The list of standard features includes driver-assistance tech such as automatic high-beams, automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, and lane-keeping assist. A high-end Avenir trim tops the lineup. Its luxurious cabin boasts diamond-quilted leather seats, wireless smartphone charging,...

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Overview Slotting in above the small Encore in the Buick SUV lineup, the 2021 Encore GX offers the brand's semi-luxury attributes in a handsome, compact package. Two different turbocharged powertrains are offered here, but oddly they are both three-cylinder engines—a 1.2-liter is standard while a 1.3-liter is optional—and neither provide quick acceleration. If you can get past the poky powertrains, the Encore GX's other traits are more agreeable: it offers a smooth ride and well-controlled body motions, good interior room, and pleasant cabin surroundings. It straddles the line between mainstream and luxury markets, so those comparing it against a Nissan, a Ford, or its corporate...

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Overview Buyers who see a BMW or a Mercedes-Benz as too flashy may find a more low-key—but also lower grade—version of luxury in the 2021 Buick Enclave SUV. With three spacious rows of seats, the Enclave is also a good choice for growing families. It is mechanically related to the Chevrolet Traverse and uses the same 3.6-liter V-6 and nine-speed automatic transmission as its bow-tie-clad cousin. Performance is agreeable, and the Enclave delivers a creamy ride and a quiet cabin. The Enclave's downfall is its down-market interior materials, which don't differentiate it enough from the cheaper, non-luxury Traverse trims. And the Enclave's lack of refinement is...

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Overview As the follow-up to the legendary Veyron, the 2021 Chiron takes the brand's heritage and its predecessor's performance and melds them together into one stunning—and stunningly capable—machine. The Chiron's nearly $3 million price tag matches its extreme persona, but even for that kind of money it's almost a performance bargain. It's powered by a massive 16-cylinder engine that is a marvel of modern engineering, capable of propelling this hypercar to 300 mph and beyond. Besides performance that can alter time, the Chiron looks like nothing else on the road—save for maybe a Veyron—and its interior is lined with fine materials worthy...

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Overview The boxy Bollinger B1 SUV might look like vintage gasoline off-roaders of the past, but it boasts a modern all-electric powertrain with 614 horsepower. We see elements of the original Ford Bronco here as well as the Land Rover Defender. The B1 will be built alongside the B2 pickup truck in Detroit and both are said to provide a 200-mile driving range between charges. The B1 is a utilitarian affair, and from what we can see so far its interior is free from just about every luxury. We'll know more about the B1 when it's officially unveiled in production form. Engine, Transmission, and Performance The B1...

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