General Motors is spending the weekend before Pebble Beach’s concours full-courting the press with background information on everything from the Cadillac SRX to its new range of concept cars. These sketches (and notes from GM) are a preview of what GM plans to roll out at international auto shows in the course of 2003 — we’ll bring you more in-depth information as soon as each is revealed. —The TCC Team
GM says the 2003 Buick concept takes Buick’s standard for style, ride and comfort to a new dimension. The crossover vehicle is said to be a premium-market vehicle that combines the best features of a sedan and sport-utility vehicle. (pictured above)
The 2003 Chevrolet Cheyenne full-size pickup concept updates the cargo box area with features designed to appeal both to longtime truck owners and consumers considering their first truck. Features include dual bed-access doors, hidden storage bins beneath floor and sidewalls, and a dual-folding tailgate that opens fully for complete and quick access to the bed.
The 2003 Chevrolet SS concept is a modern interpretation of Chevy’s Super Sport heritage. A contemporary four-door family sedan turned sports car, the SS packs rear-wheel drive with a small-block V-8, high-performance suspension and brakes to match.
The 2003 Pontiac concept is a four-door, four-passenger car with the look, feel and attitude of a sports coupe. With its supercharged V-6 engine and all-wheel-drive capability, the concept is a driving machine that reaffirms Pontiac’s performance heritage.
Chevrolet Journey Concept (GM do Brasil):
The Chevrolet Journey concept developed by GM do Brasil’s Design & Engineering Center combines the attributes of an SUV and a station wagon in one compact package. To be introduced at the Sao Paulo Auto Show this fall, the all-wheel-drive Journey sports a purposeful, athletic design and features three rows of versatile seating.