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2012 Buick Regal GS [w/video]

Less Turns Out To Be More Than Enough When General Motors first announced that Canada would be getting some sort of hotted-up Regal, we were told it'd be just like the Opel Insignia OPC that continues to light fires within the hearts of European enthusiasts. That car boasts a 325-horsepower 2.8-litre turbocharged V6, six-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive. We've had the chance to drive the Insignia OPC and will say without hesitation that it is, in fact, the bees' knees. Imagine our disappointment, then, when we found out that the Regal GS was fitted with a 270-hp... Read More

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    Confirmed: Updated Buick LaCrosse, Regal to debut at New York Auto Show
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    Judging by the spy shots we saw last week for the 2014 Buick LaCrosse and 2014 Buick Regal, we knew it wouldn't be much longer until we saw both sedans receive a grand debut. Today, Buick confirmed to Autoblog both cars will be introduced at the New York Auto Show next month, but no further information has yet been released about either model. Having ...

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    Spy Shots: Redesigned Buick LaCrosse and Regal spotted
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    Two more pieces of the nine-model product makeover from Buick and GMC are coming more into focus. Our spy shooters recently managed to capture the 2014 Buick LaCrosse (above) and 2014 Regal (at right) out testing, and it looks like General Motors has big things in store for both models. Based on these images, it looks like we might be seeing the ...

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    Official: GM promises new Buick Regal and LaCrosse along with new GMC Canyon, Sierra and Yukon in next 12 months
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    While Chevrolet and Cadillac are the defining brands for General Motors, Buick and GMC seem to be the middle siblings of the auto giant and, therefore, are often overlooked and underappreciated. This might be changing over the next 12 months, though, as these brands are set to receive nine new or refreshed models in this time frame. The sole new model to ...

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    Video: Buick Regal Grand National documentary Black Air coming in August
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    Black Air, the documentary on the Buick Grand National, is set for release on December 11 of this year. On August 4, however, the first 20 minutes of the film will be screened at the at the national meet of the Buick Performance Group in Hebron, Ohio. The film, by Andrew Fillipone, Jr., looks at a car that is as much of an anomaly now as it was during ...

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    Review: 2012 Buick Regal eAssist [w/video]
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    Jump-Starting An Already Solid Sedan There is a huge push by most automakers to incorporate green hybrid technology into future products. The reasons for this are many, and they include improved public perception, better Corporate Average Fuel Economy numbers and a push to continually improve the technology. The craze really caught on with the Toyota ...

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    Official: Buick Regal GS clocked at 260 km/h [w/video]
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    According to General Motors, the Regal GS is officially the fastest Buick ever made. The sedan's lead development engineer, Bill Rietow, and powertrain drive quality engineer, John Townsend, did their part to support the assertion when they ran the Regal GS in the Nevada Open Road Challenge. The event isn't about all-out speed, but about a driver ...

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    Rumormill: SLP says it is developing new GNX and Grand National Buicks
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    As you might remember, we were left unfulfilled by the 2012 Buick Regal GS. Buick just didn't go far enough, in our estimation, which is why when we read about the possibility of a tuner version of the GS from SLP Performance Parts on Inside Line, we got on the phone posthaste. SLP is best known for building the Firehawk and SS versions of ...

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    Review: 2012 Buick Regal GS
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    A Great Sport Sedan With One Big "But" Of the remaining General Motors nameplates, Buick is the one that's most difficult to wrap your mind around. On the one hand, it's supposed to be a premium brand, but on the other, it's selling vehicles with sticker prices that tend to start in the $20,000 price range, seemingly encroaching on Chevrolet territory. ...

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    Official: 2013 Buick Regal gets standard eAssist, automatic option for GS
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    Buick launched its mid-size Regal sedan in late 2010 as a 2011 model, with the Turbo, high-performance GS and eAssist models following suit over the past year. Now, General Motors' tri-shield arm has announced a couple of powertrain updates that will go into effect for the 2013 model year, namely the discontinuation of the naturally aspirated 2.4-litre ...

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    Report: Classic car insurer predicts this year's future classics
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    The world would be considerably less entertaining if we could all predict the future. Even so, the classic car gurus at Hagerty Insurance have cast a few chicken bones in an attempt to figure out which vehicles produced today might eventually turn collectible. The company restricted entrants to hardware with a price tag of less than $100,000, so the list ...