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New V6 engine for the 2012 Buick LaCrosse

New V6 engine for the 2012 Buick LaCrosse

General Motors said today that the 2012 Buick LaCrosse will be available with a new more powerful and fuel-efficient version of its direct-injected 3.6L V-6 engine. The engine is a no-additional-cost alternative on select trim levels to the standard 2.4L four-cylinder engine with eAssist. This new 3.2 liter V6 engine […]

Buick Regal GS: 270 HP and 295 Lb-Ft of Torque

Buick Regal GS: 270 HP and 295 Lb-Ft of Torque

The 2012 Buick Regal GS, which arrives at dealerships this fall, has been SAE-certified to deliver 270 horsepower (201kW) and 295 lb.-ft. of torque (400Nm) for an estimated 0-60 mph performance of 6.7 seconds. “The Regal GS 2.0L turbo delivers the highest specific output of any production engine GM has […]

Buick LaCrosse with eAssist prices: start at $29,960

Buick LaCrosse with eAssist prices: start at $29,960

General Motors said on Wednesday that the 2012 Buick LaCrosse with eAssist, which is expected to deliver 25 percent better highway fuel economy than the current model, will be priced starting at $29,960 before an $860 destination charge. That sneaks the advertised price neatly under the $30,000 mark, although a […]

Buick Plug-In Hybrid will use Volt tech

Buick Plug-In Hybrid will use Volt tech

According to Bloomberg, General Motors is working on a Buick brand car using the Chevrolet Volt’s plug-in hybrid technology. However, this new Plug-In Buick has not received yet the final approve, as GM still isn’t sure it can get buyers to justify in inevitable premium over the $41,000 pre-incentive Volt. […]

2011 Buick Regal Turbo now with Flex-Fuel capacity

2011 Buick Regal Turbo now with Flex-Fuel capacity

The 2011 Buick Regal Turbo is the first direct-injected turbocharged production car capable of running on any blend of gasoline or E85 ethanol. The E85 capability means that, with typical production-car overhead, the fuel injectors may have enough flow rate left over to handle pure ethanol. Turbochargers use the energy […]

2012 Buick Regal eAssist – 26/37 mpg

2012 Buick Regal eAssist – 26/37 mpg

At the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, Buick announced that the 2012 Regal will be its second vehicle to sport the eAssist mild hybrid system. Today, the automaker announced that the 2012 Regal with eAssist will get an estimated fuel economy of 26 mpg city and 37 mpg on the highway […]

2012 Buick Verano Revealed

2012 Buick Verano Revealed

Buick today unveiled its Verano, a downsized-yet-upmarket sedan based on Delta II platform that will give Buick its first compact car since the late, unloved Skylark of 1997. Verano is due in showrooms in fall 2011, among other items, the next-generation radio system with OnStar connectivity that allows the use […]

2012 Buick Verano specs leaked

2012 Buick Verano specs leaked

As reported by Inside Line back in June, General Motors confirmed that its new premium compact sedan will be called the 2012 Buick Verano. Today, new details are starting to emerge about the 2012 Buick Verano as a dealer survey has been leaked to the web. Only one engine appears […]

2011 Buick Regal will start at $29,495

2011 Buick Regal will start at $29,495

Prices for the 2011 Buick Regal start at $26,995 for the premium CXL model, including a $750 destination charge. Regal’s CXL turbo model will start at $29,495, including a $750 destination charge. Regal will initially be offered in premium CXL trim only, with additional trim levels to be offered in […]

Buick Regal GS unveiled by GM

Buick Regal GS unveiled by GM

General Motors reveled today the US version of Insignia VXR – the Buick Regal GS. With an estimated 255 turbocharged horsepower (190 kW), a six-speed manual transmission and an advanced, adaptive all-wheel-drive system, the Buick Regal GS will be officially unveiled at the 2010 North American International Auto Show. Exterior […]

The 2011 Regal – The US version of Insignia

The 2011 Regal – The US version of Insignia

On Thursday Buick will reveal the 2011 Regal sport sedan to customers in the L.A. area. The new Regal arrives in the second quarter of 2010, with its sights aimed squarely on competitors like the Acura TSX and Volvo S60. It has a longer wheelbase and greater trunk volume than […]