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2018 Holden Commodore ‘VXR’ spied

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Holden Commodore ‘VXR’ has been spied undergoing road testing in Germany, and despite being sold with Opel, Vauxhall and Buick badges elsewhere in the world, this prototype is wearing the Holden lion. It’s not certain what the hottest variant yet of the next-generation Commodore will be known as, but it’s almost certain it will be branded as the Opel Insignia OPC on the Continent, and the Vauxhall Insignia VXR in the UK.

2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport Marks First Time Twinster AWD System Meets A Mid-Size Sedan

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Before all the hoopla was officially unleashed at the reveal of the 2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport, it was revealed the liftback sedan would arrive with torque vectoring all-wheel drive. Not just any AWD system, but a GKN Twinster system.

GM Executives Aren’t Worried About Buick’s Future After Opel Sale

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors’ sale of Opel to France’s PSA Group sparked much debate on what the European division’s loss would mean for Buick, which holds strong product ties with the German manufacturer. The new Buick Regal, which bowed today in liftback and wagon bodystyles, shares its architecture with Opel’s new-for-2017 Insignia.

Surprise! General Motors' All-New 2018 Buick Regal Isn't a Sedan

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors took the wraps off of its all-new Buick Regal on Tuesday. As expected, the new Regal is a close sibling of the all-new Opel Insignia developed for the European market.  Like the Insignia, the new Regal will be available in two distinct body styles, neither of which is a traditional sedan.

Buick’s ‘Commodore’ crossover misses out on V6

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - To be launched in North America later this year, the high-riding wagon will be offered only with a 186kW 2.0-litre turbo petrol powertrain driving four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission and twin-clutch intelligent all-wheel-drive system, meaning only Australians and New Zealanders will have access to the normally aspirated 3.6-litre V6 version with its 230kW of power and 370Nm of torque. Like Opel and Holden, Buick will sell the high-riding wagon alongside the five-door hatch that it will call Regal.

2018 Buick Regal Sportback and TourX Fill White Spaces In GM Lineup

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - There’s no arguing the fact that the American car buyer’s appetite for cars, particularly sedans is on the wane. It’s far from gone with more than three million midsize cars moving off dealer lots in 2016. But the trend is clear and GM has recognized it. With sales of the Buick Regal flat at just under 20,000 units for each of the last two years, it has done better than many, but just barely. Thus it was time to shift gears as Buick has just announced the 2018 Regal Sportback and TourX.