2011 Buick Regal (source: gm)
Here is the Chinese version of the Buick Regal (source: gm)
General Motors released official imagery of the 2011 Buick Regal in advance of its official reveal in Los Angeles. I will be in Los Angeles , Thursday, November 12, to cover the launch.
View the just released images of the 2011 Buick Regal in the slideshow in this link. If you want to see more of the Chinese Buick Regal, then view this slideshow of images. If you want to see a glimpse of the high performance Opel Insignia OPC, then view this slideshow of images.
The 2011 Buick Regal will arrive in the second quarter of 2010 and slot in beneath the Buick LaCrosse as a slightly lower priced, differently styled model. A 2.4 liter four cylinder pumping out 182 estimated horsepower will be mated to GM's Hydra-Matic 6T45 six speed automatic transmission. Later on in 2010 a 2.0L Ecotec turbocharged and direct injected engine rated at an estimated 220 horsepower will be on offer as well.
The turbo model will have optional Interactive Drive Control System (IDCS) which offers driver-selectable suspension settings and automatic driver suspension setting adaptability. While this falls short of the OPC version I had hoped for, the availability of IDCS shows that the turbocharged 2011 Buick Regal will have some sporting intentions. I will have much more information on the 2011 Buick Regal after the launch party. For now, enjoy this YouTube classic of a Chinese buyer who simply will not leave the dealership without her own Buick Regal.