The debut of the 2018 Buick Regal brought new body styles and fresh styling to the nameplate that helped lead the Buick brand’s renaissance earlier this decade. The new Regal also brings with it some trick German engineering.
Despite the tangled nature of Opel and Buick, General Motors’ impending sale of Opel and Vauxhall to the PSA Group will not affect the U.S. brand’s cars and SUVs, General Motors executives said Tuesday at the unveiling of new Opel-based Regal models in suburban Detroit.
The 2018 Buick Regal returns as a Sportback hatchback and TourX wagon only. Taking an uncharacteristic risk, Buick is ditching the traditional sedan variant in a possible attempt to woo SUV shoppers.
With every automaker going all-in on cavernous crossovers and SUVs, Buick certainly hasn’t ignored the trend. The traditional, big-car brand even went so far as to bring us a crossover from China.
Surprising a room full of auto writers isn’t easy, but Buick did it: Under GM’s magnificent design dome in Warren, Michigan, they revealed two new 2018 Regals – and neither one of them is a sedan. The upcoming Regal will be available as a five-door hatchback called the Regal Sportback as well as a high-riding wagon called the Regal TourX.
The Regal gets a hatchback, and Buick returns to the wagon segment for the first time in decades.
The new Buick Regal Sportback has just been revealed in Detroit, during a press conference at GM’s Design Center.
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The next-generation Buick Regal draws inspiration from its European cousin and adds two models including a 5-door sedan and a wagon called TourX. In an odd move, the latter will be sold in the U.
While Buick already unveiled the 2018 Regal ahead of its New York Auto Show premiere, its Asian twin is now getting ready to make waves at Auto Shanghai, in China.