This video was recorded in West Virginia, if you're wondering. »
Today, Buick posted a press release celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Buick Regal. The only trouble is, the Regal is 41 years old, since it was introduced on September 15, 1972 as a 1973 model. »
The refreshed 2014 Buick Regal made its debut in New York last night, and GM chose to show it off among several edgier, less-China-friendly older Buicks. One of those things does not look like the other things. »
On its face, the city of Detroit looks like it's on its ass: Crime, a municipal crisis and urban architectural marvels gone fallow. And yet, beneath it all, the city's harboring a creative energy that — like Berlin — could be the engine of its renaissance. »
First GM brings the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia stateside as the Buick Regal, then virtually guarantees the Regal GS, then Bob Lutz hints at a wagon and now here are Insignia Wagons hanging out with Regals around Detroit. What should we think? »Based on these kinds of facts, we wagon-heads have two conclusions to come…
They may be heroes at the drag strip or the dirt track, but the good ol' midsize 80s GM rear-driver is just too big and the small-block Chevrolet engine just too overheat-prone to hold together well in LeMons. Notable exceptions have been the Malibu that came in second at Altamont '08 and the Monte Carlo that finished… »
Say hello to the Buick Regal GS Show Car, or "Show Car," as it's a look at the 255HP, high-pressure turbocharged, direct-injected four-cylinder, all-wheel-drive, six-speed manual Buick Regal GS absolutely everyone is expecting GM to build. »
NOTE: This manual transmission pictured above was in a Regal-spec'd Opel Insignia engineering development vehicle, so while the red lighting is incorrect to the Regal, the manual transmission and drive impressions are accurate.