2018 Buick Regal GS Debuts With More Power

Posted: Jul 20 2017, 3:56am CDT | by , Updated: Jul 20 2017, 5:48am CDT, in News | Cars & Vehicles

2018 Buick Regal GS Debuts With More Power
  • 2018 Buick Regal GS to rival Audi A5

The 2018 Buick Regal GS is currently battling its rival the Audi A5 in matters of strength and assertiveness.

The 2018 Buick Regal GS had its debut held recently. An addition of 51 hp was coupled with greater aggression in its style specifications. The model it has replaced has been left biting the dust. This one is a redesigned vehicle. It is one from a series of models which include in their repertoire the Riviera GS. The question is whether this new model is a sports car or a muscle car like the 60s variety of vehicle. Well, it is a very practical sedan with four-wheel drive and a huge carrying capacity.

Actually the Buick Regal GS is a performance vehicle that is slightly different from the Regal Sportback. A prominent front and back side fender figures in the mix. 19 inch alloy wheels, a rear decklid spoiler and rare GS badging complete the agenda for this vehicle. Finally, headlights that are made of LEDs make for a classy car. It is powered by a 3.6 liter V6 engine having 310 hp and 282 pound feet torque.

A dual exhaust system exhibits cylinder deactivation and halt-begin technology. Besides these features there is a nine speed automatic transmission. The Drive Control setting allows Standard, Sport and GS modes to be activated. This car is different yet it does not depart from the soft and smooth ride that a Buick offers in its normal day-to-day functioning. There is heating and ventilation in the seats of the Buick Regal GS. There is also an infotainment system in the front of the vehicle. The starting price of this car is almost $40,000. As a mysterious automaker, Buick has really done it this time around.

It is a braniac sort of car that Buick has come up with right here, right now. It will give the Audi A5 some direct and troubling competition. The various modes this vehicle could switch between ensure its smooth functioning on different terrains. All buyers ought to road-test this vehicle since it is the best and will not let them down. Whether it is a straight road or a rough and rocky trail, the Buick Regal GS will serve the needs of the consumers of today with acuity and acumen.

“This is a sport sedan designed for everyday driving, but one that makes every drive special,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president, Global Buick and GMC. “The new Regal GS is in the sweet spot of the market: more refined and luxurious than the mainstream, more value for the price with style and premium features on par with higher-end competitors, and with standard features like AWD with active twin clutch and a rear sportback design that will surprise customers with its usefulness.”

2018 Buick Regal GS Highlights:

  • New 3.6L V-6 with 310 horsepower and 282 lb-ft of torque featuring direct injection, cylinder deactivation and stop/start technology
  • Standard nine-speed automatic transmission and intelligent all-wheel drive (AWD) with active twin clutch for improved vehicle control, and five-link rear suspension
  • GS-specific, AGR-certified, performance seats that are heated, cooled and massaging with adjustable seat and seat-back bolsters as well as thigh support
  • Second-generation Continuous Damping Control (CDC) capable of 500 adjustments per second and Interactive Drive Control with GS and Sport modes
  • Unique sport front and rear fascias, side skirts and rear spoiler
  • Standard 19-inch wheels
  • Performance brakes with Brembo front calipers
  • Sport-tuned exhaust system
  • Sport flat-bottom steering wheel and metal pedals
  • Available head-up display

“With the all-new 2018 Regal GS, we set out to make a driver-focused, engaging and entertaining sport sedan without sacrificing the smooth ride and refined character expected of any modern Buick,” said Martin Hayes, chief engineer for the Buick Regal GS. “Our new V-6 and nine-speed transmission, intelligent AWD and CDC all work to deliver excellent driving performance.”

2018 Buick Regal GS starting price is $39,990. But Buick stated that "every Regal will also come equipped with a 3 month/3 gigabyte trial of OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and access to an unlimited data plan for $20 per month, as well as five years of the OnStar Basic Plan at no additional cost. Among other benefits like the myBuick app, this connectivity plan features OnStar Smart Driver, an opt-in service designed to help Buick owners maximize their vehicle’s overall performance and become better drivers." However, all these prices are excluding tax, title, license and dealer fees.

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