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2010 Detroit Auto Show: Buick Regal GS Not Quite Confirmed
2010 Detroit Auto Show: Buick Regal GS Not Quite Confirmed

The 2011 Buick Regal hits showrooms this summer, and GM's not wasting much time re-asserting the Regal's old street-performance credentials. Witness the Regal GS concept, a lightly disguised show car that's due as a production vehicle sometime next year. A cousin of the European Opel Insignia, the...Read More»

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Buick Regal GS Concept: Get Some!

Do you ever get frustrated when you see a performance Buick on stage at a Barrett-Jackson auction and wonder why Buick no longer makes anything remotely like that?  Stew no longer as Buick has seen fit to release information today on the Buick Regal GS concept. Back in October of 2009, I...Read More»

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Buick Regal GS, MyFord, Volt Battery Production: Today At High Gear Media

Detroit Auto Show news is already taking over the ether even though it's still several days away from kickoff. Buick's Regal GS is the lead new-car story of the day, with a 255-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo four-banger pushing it well under 6 seconds to 60 mph. Check out the full report in the links...Read More»

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2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2011 Buick Regal GS Preview

In Europe, the 2011 Buick Regal is badged as an Opel Insignia and is available in a number of different guises, including sedans, wagons and high-performance all-wheel drive speeders complete with manual transmissions. With the car soon to be available in the U.S., there’s a strong chance that...Read More»

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Buick Regal GS: 2010 Detroit Auto Show Preview

In Europe, the 2011 Buick Regal is badged as an Opel Insignia and is available in a number of different guises, including sedans, wagons and high-performance all-wheel drive speeders complete with manual transmissions. With the car soon to be available in the U.S., there’s a strong chance...Read More»

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From the Autobahn With Love: 2011 Buick Regal

This article is Part II in a series on the 2011 Buick Regal reveal held in Hollywood.  For Part I on the 2011 Buick Regal event, please click here. The 2011 Buick Regal is being marketed as a lower cost, sportier version of the Buick LaCrosse.  That doesn't mean that when the 2011 Buick Regal...Read More»

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2009 Los Angeles Auto Show Coverage

It's not quite the glamorous Staples Center--home to the Grammys and a certain celebrity endpoint this year--but just next door to the tabernacle of music sits the Los Angeles Convention Center. The convention center's the next roosting spot for the car world, as the industry sets down next month...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
Uncovered: 2011 Buick Regal

Buick has based its newest Regal rendition on the European Opel Insignia, and now we have official photographs of what it will look like. This mid-sized sport sedan will use four-cylinder power plants and a selectable suspension system to compete with the best Japanese and German sedans on the...Read More»

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New Buick Regal Goes Hollywood!

2011 Buick Regal in Hollywood (source: msheena) On my way to the 2011 Buick Regal event, hosted on November 12th at the Hollywood Palladium, I had some time to kill at LAX while I waited for my ride. As I stood outside baggage claim, I tried to count how many Buicks drove past. It turns out it was...Read More»

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2011 Buick Regal, HGM On Fox, Hybrids vs. Pedestrians: Today at High Gear Media

Just a few weeks after canning the Saturn brand on a failed sale to Penske, GM is nabbing what would have been the next-gen Aura and turning it into the 2011 Buick Regal. Basically a restyled Opel Insignia, the car is being positioned as an attractive and sporty addition to the new Buick line...Read More»

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Preview: 2011 Buick Regal

What is it?: The relaunch of the popular Regal nameplate, which will be Buick's new mid-size sedan  The basics: Four-cylinder only for now; front-wheel drive, 180+ hp Price: $21,500 (estimated) On sale: late 2010/early 2011 Rumors of the Buick Regal's return to production have been circulating for...Read More»

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China's Influence in Cars Running Deeper, Wider

If you're anxious already about the growing influence of China in America, brace yourselves for the next decade of cars. The Wall Street Journal points out this afternoon how China's role in the development, manufacturing and marketing of cars is deeper and wider than ever. According to the paper...Read More»

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Buick Regal, Cars and Bears, and Porsche Death: Today at High Gear Media

  Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page   Buick's in the headlines today in the auto world--and here at High Gear Media, we've got word on the return of the Regal nameplate to Buick's next mid-size sedan.    Across the...Read More»

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Recall Alert: GM Cites Potential Fire Hazard in 1.5 Million Sedans

Clearly, this is not GM's week. Yesterday, everyone was talking about the company's nearly inevitable "surgical bankruptcy". Today, everyone's talking about a mechanical problem that could start engine fires in about 1.5 million GM sedans. At fault is a leak that could allow oil to drip onto the...Read More»

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Buick Uses Opel Insignia To Resurrect Regal for 2010

So says a "source familiar with GM's product plans," Buick will sell a version of Europe's Opel Insignia to resurrect the Regal nameplate for 2010. But isn't GM trying to spin much of Opel off to private investors as even foreign arms of the giant's sprawling operations face debilitating financial...Read More»

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2004 Beijing Motor Show: Part IV

Beijing Motor Show Index Bigger plans for Chinese Focus concept? At the Beijing Motor show, Ford is showing a concept version of its Focus sedan that it says was heavily influenced by the needs and tastes of the booming Chinese market. “This concept was done for China,” asserts the show car’s...Read More»

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