Shanghai GM launched the all-new Buick Regal and Regal GS upper-medium sedans today in the coastal city of Qingdao.
With its upscale interior and high-tech features, the new Regal is ideal for modern families with active lifestyles. The sporty new Regal GS delivers an exhilarating driving experience, making it the ideal car for those who enjoy pushing the envelope to achieve their goals.
"The Buick Regal family is a popular trendsetter across China. More than 400,000 Regals have been sold since 2008,” said Shanghai GM President Wang Xiaoqiu. “With their progressive designs and premium technologies, the new Regal and Regal GS will strengthen Buick’s established position in the high-end upper-medium passenger car segment."
|The five variants of the new Buick Regal are priced between RMB 178,900 and RMB 245,900.|
Both models adopt Buick's latest design characteristics and come equipped with the advanced Buick Intelligent Performance (BIP) system. They also have updated, more sporty exteriors, additional interior features and enhanced, spirited powertrains.
|The three variants of the new Buick Regal GS are priced between RMB 239,900 and RMB 299,900.|
Buick dealerships across China are now taking pre-orders for five variants of the new Regal and three variants of the new Regal GS. Deliveries will begin after China’s National Day holiday in mid-October.
|New Buick Regal||Price (RMB)|
|2.4L Luxury Trend||245,900|
|2.4L Elite Trend||225,900|
|2.0L Elite Trend||193,900|
|2.0L Pilot Trend||178,900|
|1.6T Trend Tech||199,900|
|New Buick Regal GS||Price (RMB)|
|2.0T Bliss Sport||299,900|
|2.0T Passion Sport||259,900|
|2.0T Ambition Sport||239,900|
New Buick Regal: The Modern Family Car
|New Buick Regal|
Newly designed 18-inch alloy wheels add to its sporty appearance. The new Regal’s aerodynamic “fast back” design provides a class-leading drag coefficient of 0.27.
The roomy interior has a new wraparound dashboard design that distinguishes the operator controls area from the display area for convenience and safety. Other clever design elements include easily reachable buttons on the central console and a multifunctional steering wheel.
The premium interior has classic European two-tone leather trim in black and brown. GM's latest IntelliLink system, which integrates user friendliness with practicality, includes the segment-exclusive second-generation BOSE® Centerpoint® stereo system.
The new Regal has a MacPherson front suspension and multi-link independent rear suspension mounted on isolated front and rear sub-frames. Its finely tuned chassis provides precise maneuverability and a tranquil driving experience.
A range of active safety systems are offered as standard equipment, including Electronic Stability Control, Cornering Brake Control, Hydraulic Brake Fade Assist, the EEPO brake override system, the Tire Pressure Monitoring System and the Hill Start Assist system. The model received maximum five-star safety ratings in both Europe and North America.
The new Regal is available with three energy-efficient engine options: the 2.4L SIDI, 2.0L ECO and 1.6T. The engines are matched with a new-generation six-speed automatic transmission.
New Buick Regal GS: The New Benchmark for Performance Cars
|New Buick Regal GS|
The interior has tailor-made luxury sport seats, a new sporty multifunctional steering wheel with paddle shifters, and aluminum alloy sport pedals befitting an upscale sport sedan. The IntelliLink system includes an 11-speaker Bose Centerpoint ® Surround Sound system.
The new Regal GS’s technologically advanced performance chassis incorporates a unique HiPerStrut front suspension, imported Brembo four-piston calipers, FNC patented 18-inch ventilated disc brakes, and the FlexRide and Computer Damping Control systems.
The new Regal GS also comes with the class-leading IntelliSafe system along with full-speed-range Adaptive Cruise Control with start/stop technology, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Alert, and Front and Rear Park Assist.
Powering the model is a 2.0T direct injection turbocharged engine that was named one of Ward's 10 Best Engines. It produces maximum power of 187 kW, which is the highest power per liter in its class.