Buick shows facelifted Regal, previews upgraded Opel Insignia image

Buick has pulled the wraps off the facelifted version of the Regal, ahead of its public debut scheduled for the 2013 New York Auto Show.

The newest model in Buick’s lineup is the 2014 Regal, which is actually a facelifted version of the model. The 2014 Buick Regal has been recently unveiled, and its exterior design, and not only, will be eventually carried over to the European version of the model, the Opel Insignia (Vauxhall Insignia), which will also receive a facelift. The 2014 Buick Regal has an evolutionary design, with modified front and rear bumpers, LED infused headlights, a ventilated hood, new taillights, chrome trim and more.

Changes in the cabin include the upgraded instrument cluster, revised center stack with IntelliLink infotainment, new steering wheel and some other tweaks. Safety features found on the model are the Collision Mitigation Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, Lane Change Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and more. Two engine are available for the model, the 2.4L four-cylinder with 182 BHP (136 kW) and 172 lb-ft of torque (232 Nm), and an eAssist system with an electric motor which is adding an extra 15 BHP (11 kW) and 79 lb-ft of torque (107 Nm). The Regal Turbo (GS) is getting a 2.0L four-cylinder with 259 BHP (193 kW) and 295 lb-ft of torque (400 Nm). The model will go on sale this autumn.

Updated Thursday, March 28, 2013
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