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2018 Buick Regal Sportback GS First Drive Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Since the mid-1960s, Buick's Gran Sport sub-brand has produced a handful of performance-oriented variants, giving a few semi-luxury sedans and coupes a much-needed shot in the arm. With the exception of a few vehicles in the '80s and '90s, these were the cars that had buyers asking, "That's a Buick?" long before GM's marketing wizards caught on and monetized the sentiment.

2018 Buick Regal Sportback Quick Spin Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Buick is taking more steps in stepping back from being a sedan brand, and stepping up to 5-door versatility. But, we’re not talking about more crossovers. Rather, it’s about the legendary Regal nameplate. Out is the 4-door Regal sedan we knew, and in is this 2018 Buick Regal Sportback. Yes, it is a well disguised hatchback, that gives up nothing is style but gains loads of versatility.

2018 Buick Regal GS First Drive: Buick Adds Some Muscle to Its Sportback

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Fifty-three years ago, Buick introduced the Riviera and Skylark Gran Sports to the world, packing big Nailhead V-8s and more style than just about anything else General Motors built at the time. By 1970, the zenith of the muscle-car era, the 455-cubic-inch GSX, wearing a wild stripe package and a distinctly un-Buick-like rear spoiler, was running quarter-miles deep in the 13s.

2018 Buick Regal Is a Stylish, Competent Four-Door Hatchback

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With its European design, the all-new 2018 Buick Regal Sportback takes General Motors’ upscale brand in a whole new direction. Unfortunately, Buick did away with the sporty handling that was a key trait of the previous version of this luxury compact sedan. This well-finished sedan is really enjoyable to drive on the open road, easily rolling up the miles. The cabin is well-appointed, and there is enough room for adults in the rear seat.

’18 Buick Regal Sportback Parachutes Into White Space

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In a market snapping up CUVs and SUVs with seemingly unquenchable demand while turning their noses up at old-fashion sedans such as the previous-generation Regal, GM thinks shoppers may embrace an alternative to those increasingly cookie-cutter products.

2018 Buick Regal TourX First Drive Review: Buick's riff on a Subaru theme

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The TourX is nearly identical to the German-market Opel Insignia Country Tourer, but there have been upgrades and modifications to make the Country Tourer more like a Buick. Mechanically, the TourX shares its powertrain with the Regal Sportback -- except here, the smart twin-clutch all-wheel-drive system, which can send torque across the rear axle, is standard. The 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder in the TourX makes 250 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque and comes paired with the Aisin eight-speed automatic.