In addition to the full-size Wildcat production car built over two generations between 1963 and 1970, Buick had a whole series of Wildcat concepts. The first three, introduced between 1953 and 1955, were “ overseen by legendary lead designer Harley Earl ”. Then, in 1985, the Wildcat even turned into a supercar. AWD mid-engine futuristic.
Now, instead of making way for a specific new model, the 2022 Wildcat EV was presented as a design study into a brand's entire philosophy and provides a glimpse into Buick's innovative design direction as " transitions to an all-electric future ”. Logically, this means that it will likely never reach production status.
Unfortunately, that small detail is no obstacle in the entire virtual automotive realm. There, Jim, a pixel master better known as jlord8 on social media, he quickly stops the series where he finds new ways to improve our pickup truck dreams and starts work on what sure does look like a slightly toned down production version of the official Wildcat EV concept.
The CGI expert, a self-appointed General Motors G-body fan and the proud owner of a 1986 Buick Regal T-type was naturally inclined to make the study of modern design embrace a certain series. So, claiming he couldn't help but " to mix ” with the new concept, the graphic designer thought of a possible resurrection of nicknames in hashtags, displaying Regal and Grand National nameplates.
Unfortunately, we feel that all efforts are just an illusion, as Buick has set off on a course of SUV crossover in North America, and there's very little anyone can do to reverse its passenger car strategy, even if the purveyor of its next design language is a 2+2 coupe." powerful and expressive”!
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