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Buick Regal: Making refined style feel athletic, fun

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Regal is Buick’s most impressive looking athlete. Starting with new 19- and 20-inch rims, this is a classic example of sleek lines and clean running curves making a bold backdrop for the signature design cues – namely the attention-grabbing chiseled swoosh along its sides. My tester stood out in a crowd and had plenty of compliments to boot.

1989 Buick Regal Gran Sport Ad #FlashbackFriday

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The following ad for the Buick Regal Gran Sport coupe ran in the April 1989 edition of Motor Trend magazine. It featured a large overhead shot of the car's interior, touting the '89 GS' available four bucket seat configuration as a "Buick for two. Plus two." The copy went on to say that the "Regal Gran Sport is the most exhilarating Buick this side of the racetrack." The Regal was based on General Motors' brand-new-at-the-time W-body platform, which shared its underpinnings with the 1989 Pontiac Grand Prix, Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, and 1990 Chevy Lumina.

GM Brings Active-Hood Technology to China with 2018 Buick Regal

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In an effort to help cut down on the number of pedestrians killed every year in China, General Motors has introduced its Active-Hood Pedestrian Safety System to the country through the all-new 2018 Buick Regal.

Here's Why Buick's Darth Vader Car Dominates

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Grand National life started as a normal Buick Regal. From their success in 1982 Buick took 215 charcoal gray Buick Regal's to be fitted with the Grand National Package. It was not until 1984 the Grand National appeared as it is most known for, its all-black Darth Vader paint. The turbocharged 3.8 L V-6 engine was the standard engine which included sequential fuel injection and computer controlled ignition giving the car 200 hp and 300 foot-pounds of torque.

The 2018 Buick Regal GS Is a Shot in the Arm for the Slumping Sedan Segment

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - You might call it a heroic task, an essential duty handed down from generation to generation. Or, if you're being uncharitable, it's more like a mission impossible for these changing times. Either way, it's hard to deny that the folks at Buick have been given something of a monumental challenge in reinvigorating the once-staid brand and getting people excited about a sedan as buyers continue to reject the form out of hand. You'd need a highly specialized tool to walk that razor-thin line—enter the 2018 Buick Regal GS, a 310-horsepower, naturally-aspirated liftback with a lot to prove.

Rare Rides: A 1987 Buick Grand National That Belonged to David Spade

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Turning the sedate Buick Regal into an extra-special Grand National injected some much-needed sportiness into the Buick brand in the early 1980s. And while the Grand National is not as rare as the very limited edition GNX variant, this particular car just happens to have a famous prior owner: David Spade.