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2011 Buick Regal: An IIHS Top Safety Pick
2011 Buick Regal: An IIHS Top Safety Pick

GM's new 2011 Buick Regal has earned the top safety accolade from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Its Top Safety Pick status confirms top scores in front, side, and rear impact, as well as the new rollover (roof crush test). The latter, which measures the maximum force sustained...Read More»

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And The Fastest-Growing Car Brand Is...Buick?

Look, we all miss Pontiac. Saturn, too. A few even miss Saab. (Fewer miss HUMMER.) But although General Motors' bankruptcy and brand sale may have been painful for fans, it's begun to pay off for the automaker and its remaining marques -- especially Buick. Not so long ago, Buick was on the skids...Read More»

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Video: Could You Spot A Buick Without Badges?

Remember those Folger's commercials -- the ones shot in high-end restaurants with an announcer who whispered, "We've replaced their premium roast coffee with Folger's Crystals!" The theory was that customers would sneer at Folger's instant coffee if they saw it coming, but if they consumed it...Read More»

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Buick Looking To Expand Future Lineup

Buick is in the midst of reinventing itself as a brand, and while there are only four Buick models on sale at present, the company will be looking to expand the lineup. In fact, we already know that a baby crossover SUV and compact sedan are on the way. But what else might Buick have in store for...Read More»

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GM Invites Customers To Comment On 2011 Buick Regal Via Online Forum

These days we’re starting to see more and more of the major automakers starting to advertise using social media avenues such as Twitter and Facebook, and nowhere is this more evident than in the U.S. where automakers like GM, for instance, are launching new online forums for owners and potential...Read More»

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Driven: 2011 Buick Regal

Look, you're just going to have to get used to the fact that Buick's given up some stuff to survive. It's making the grade as an authentic near-luxury brand with cars like the swanky Enclave crossover and the plush, kicky LaCrosse--and there's not a lazy undersquare V-8 lumbering under their hoods...Read More»

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Summer Fling: GM's Coming-Out Party For The 2011 Buick Regal

Earlier this week, we told you about Buick's new digital campaign to hype the all-new 2011 Regal and youthen the model's fusty image. But sometimes, the web isn't enough, so GM is also putting the Regal smack-dab in front of the 30/40something influencers it's targeting by throwing a series of...Read More»

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Truth Or Consequences: Buick Prepares For The Slings And Arrows Of Social Media

Here's a sentence you might not have expected: Buick is planning a major social media offensive for the 2011 Regal sedan. Sales of the revamped Regal began last month, and in July, Buick will start marketing the sedan in earnest. Shortly after the traditional onslaught of print, broadcast, and...Read More»

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GM OKs Buick Regal GS

What was once a hopeful rumor for car enthusiasts is now a fact: General Motors will build a GS version of the 2011 Buick Regal. Originally shown as a concept at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the GS could go on sale sometime next year. GM confirmed to the Detroit News...Read More»

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Top Five Upcoming Family Cars

2010 is going to be a busy year for new cars, crossovers, SUVs, and trucks, as the industry continues to recover from a horrific 2009. Here's a look at five new or redesigned models that might appeal to modern families. This list is presented in no particular order. 1. 2011 Buick Regal: This new...Read More»

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News: All 2011 Buick Regals Will Be Flex-Fuel Capable

Here's an interesting bit of news about Buick's upcoming Regal sedan: All versions of the 2011 Buick Regal will have flex-fuel capability, starting in the fall. For now, the early models available to consumers will have a naturally-aspirated 2.4-liter four-cylinder. In August, a 2.0-liter...Read More»

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Was Tiger A Curse? Average Age Of Buick Owners Finally Drops

You know it, we know it: Buick has become a brand for older drivers. Just a couple of decades ago, models like the Regal drew the attention of younger couples and even families, but in recent years, Buick's lineup has prioritized comfort over class, size over style. That's played well with golf...Read More»

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2011 Buick Regal Pricing Revealed

Buick today announced pricing for the all-new 2011 Regal sedan, which will go on sale across the country priced from $26,995 plus a $750 destination charge for the premium CXL model. This price undercuts Buick's own 2010 LaCrosse CXL sedan by more than $3,000. The Regal is coming on the market...Read More»

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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, 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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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»

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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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