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Buick News and Reviews

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  Buick Enspire Electric SUV Concept Unveiled in China
In advance of the 2018 Beijing Motor Show, aka Auto China 2018, Buick has unveiled a sculpted, modern Enspire all-electric SUV concept with bold design elements and new technology.
     
  Buick Updates 2019 Envision Compact SUV with More Performance, Lower Price
General Motors’ Buick brand has added more power and reduced pricing on its upgraded 2019 Envision compact SUV that reaches dealer showrooms in April.
     
  New for 2018: Buick
Buick is busy in 2018. The company’s full-size SUV, the Enclave, is completely redesigned and launches Buick’s new Avenir luxury sub-brand. The midsize Regal is also new for 2018.
     
  2018 Buick Enclave Preview
With the redesigned 2018 Enclave, which boasts a more refined cabin, greater functionality, and a better driving experience, Buick seeks to compete with premium crossovers.
     
  2018 Buick Regal Preview
Buick is taking a different approach with the new-for-2018 Regal, cancelling the 4-door sedan in favor of a 5-door hatchback and a wagon. Get the details in our new car preview...
     
  New for 2017: Buick
Buick’s big news for 2017 is the completely redesigned LaCrosse, a full-size sedan that benefits from significant enhancements. See the detailed changes for each 2017 Buick car and SUV model...
     
  5 Fast Facts: 2016 Buick Enclave
For those in the market for a near-luxury, mid-large crossover SUV with 3 rows of seats, here are five fast facts about the 2016 Buick Enclave...
     
  2017 Buick Encore Preview
Now the most popular of Buick’s models, the Encore is a subcompact crossover SUV with a tall ride height and luxury touches.
     
  5 Fast Facts: 2016 Buick Encore
The 2016 Buick Encore is a compact crossover SUV, available in front-wheel and all-wheel drive, and in five trim levels. Here are some more facts about Buick’s popular Encore SUV...
     
  5 Fast Facts: 2016 Buick LaCrosse
A new LaCrosse arrives for the 2017 model year, but in the meantime, here are some facts about the 2016 Buick LaCrosse...
     
  Sleek, Muscular 2017 Buick Encore Revealed at New York Auto Show
In New York this week, Buick unwrapped the 2017 Encore small SUV, which has been given a facelift that includes a new front fascia, grille, and more technology.
     
  Buick Demonstrates More Than a Pulse with Gorgeous Avista Concept
Debuting in conjunction with the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Buick Avista Concept is the most exciting vehicle to wear the brand’s tri-shield badge in a very long time.
     
  2016 Buick Envision Preview
Buick will offer a new crossover SUV in 2016, one designed to bridge the gap between the small Encore and the large Enclave models in the automaker’s lineup.
     
  2017 Buick LaCrosse Preview
With the redesigned 2017 LaCrosse, Buick takes direct aim at the Toyota Avalon and the Lexus ES 350.
     
  New for 2016: Buick
After a decades-long hiatus, a drop-top convertible has rejoined the Buick lineup in the form of the 2016 Cascada. Find out what else is new for the entire 2016 Buick model lineup...
     
  Buick Announces Sport Touring Versions of its Verano, Regal, LaCrosse...
The latest effort by Buick to widen its appeal comes in the form of the 2016 LaCrosse, Regal, and Verano Sport Touring models, all featuring distinctive exterior cues that are designed to make them considerably more visually exciting than previous editions.
     
  Buick Bolsters Lineup with Peppy 2016 Encore Sport Touring SUV
This fall, Buick is adding new spirit to its small Encore SUV range by introducing a 2016 Encore Sport Touring variant with sporty design cues and a peppier 1.4-liter, turbocharged 4-cylinder engine.
     
  2016 Buick Cascada Preview
The 2016 Buick Cascada, introduced at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, is an all-new 4-passenger convertible based on the Opel Cascada, which has been on sale in Europe for several years.
     
  New for 2015: Buick
Over the past several years, Buick has been busy reinventing and expanding its lineup, so it comes as little surprise to learn that most models have been carried over for 2015 with only minor tweaks.
     
  New for 2014: Buick
For Buick, 2014 is a year of evolution and not revolution. No new models join the lineup of sedans and crossovers, and significant changes are few in number.
     
  2013 Buick Verano Preview
The 2013 Buick Verano is a 4-door compact entry-level luxury sedan with a gently curved profile. The Verano was introduced for the 2012 model year, and for 2013 it offers a turbocharged engine as an option.
     
  2013 Buick Regal Preview
The 2013 Buick Regal is a 4-door midsize sedan with sporty and luxury features. It's available in three models: Base and Turbo (each with three levels of options), and the top-of-the line Regal GS.
     
  2013 Buick LaCrosse Preview
The Buick LaCrosse is a 4-door family sedan with an extensive list of luxury features. It's available in five trim levels, with either a 4-cylinder gasoline engine with hybrid assist (eAssist), or a V-6 engine.
     
  New for 2013: Buick
The 2013 Buick model lineup sees significant change this year, with the introduction of the new Buick Encore compact crossover SUV, the debut of a new Buick Verano Turbo compact premium sport sedan, and the arrival of a significantly updated Buick Enclave full-size luxury crossover SUV. Find out what else is new for the entire 2013 Buick model lineup...
     
  2013 Buick Verano Turbo Preview
The Buick Verano is a premium compact sedan that serves as the entry-level Buick model. It is based on the same platform as the Chevrolet Cruze, and is a key competitor to the new 2013 Acura ILX.
     
  2013 Buick Encore Preview
The all-new 2013 Buick Encore is a compact crossover SUV with seating for 5 passengers. It will be built in South Korea, and goes on sale during the first quarter of 2013.
     
  2013 Buick Enclave Preview
The Buick Enclave is a 3-row entry luxury crossover SUV that shares a platform and powertrains with the Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia. Buick says it sold 58,000 Enclaves in 2011, and half of all buyers switched to Buick from a different brand of vehicle. For 2013, Buick upgrades the Enclave in several ways.​
     
  Concept-Buick Regal GS Show Car Preview
Critical Knowledge:Performance-oriented Buick concept based on all-new 2011 Regal midsize sport sedanTurbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with direct injection (est. 255 horsepower)Six-speed manual transmissionAdaptive all-wheel-drive (AWD) system with electronic limited-slip rear differentialAll-new Interactive Drive Control System (IDCS) offering driver-selectable suspension settings and automatic driver suspension setting adaptability4-wheel independent suspension with High Performance Strut (HiPerStrut) design in
     
  Concept-Buick Invicta Preview
Critical Knowledge:Invicta-Latin for "invincible"-evolves from Velite and Riviera conceptsName returns to Buick lineup after 45-year hiatus in U.S.Powered by Buick's first 250-hp, turbocharged, direct-injection 4-cylinder engine6-speed automatic transmission20-inch polished aluminum wheelsFull glass roofHood portholes-three per side-reminiscent of historic Buick models100 cubic feet of interior spacePremium interior materials: leather, wood trim, polished aluminum
     
  2012 Buick Verano Preview
Highlights: All-new model Four-door compact sedan Built on GM's "Delta II" architecture Standard direct-injected, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine Standard 6-speed automatic transmission Standard front-wheel drive Extensive use of sound-deadening acoustic material Ten standard air bags Standard OnStar telemetry with crash response Introduction The Buick Verano is an all-new compact sedan, making its debut for the2012 model year. The 4-door shares platforms with the Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Volt, signifying that both ride on the automaker's "Delta II" architecture. The Verano will be Buick'sentry-level model. With this in mind, the American automaker has worked to ensure the Verano lives up to the new luxury and technology standards set by its siblings-notably the Buick Regal, Lacrosse, and Enclave.
     
  A Closer Look-2011 Buick Regal
Arriving in showrooms later this year is the 2011 Buick Regal.Whilethe Regal nameplate has been around since 1973, the all-new Regal isnothing like its predecessor that disappeared from the lineup more thanfive years ago. That fourth-generationRegal, like the two generationsbefore it, was based on the BuickCentury-a traditional Americanfamily-oriented, front-wheel-drive midsize sedan. The 2011 Buick Regal,on the other hand, is imported nearly unchanged from Europe where it issold as the Opel Insignia.
     
  2011 Buick Regal Preview
Critical Knowledge:All-new, entry-level, 4-door midsize sedanSlots below redesigned 2010 Buick LaCrosseInitially offered in premium CXL trim only, with other trim levels to come in 2012Currently available in China, new Regal is based on European-market Opel InsigniaOffered exclusively with one of two 4-cylinder engines-standard, normally aspirated 2.4-liter or optional, turbocharged 2.
     
  New for 2011-Buick
Buick introduces an all-new Regal sedanAll other models in the automaker's lineup receive minor updatesHistoryBuick is an American automaker that traces its roots back to 1899. In 1903, founder David Dunbar Buick incorporated his growing shop into the Buick Motor Company. The company released the Model B in 1904. That first car was a vehicle that would carry the automaker through the end of its first decade. By 1915, Buick had changed direction, and successfully moved upscale as a luxury brand. As market demands called for a different type of product near end of the century, the automaker introduced its first sport utility crossover, called the Rendezvous, in 2001. Today's lineup includes the Lacrosse, the all-new European-based Regal, and the 8-passenger Enclave sport utility.
     
  2010 Buick LaCrosse Preview
Critical Knowledge:Completely redesigned for 2010Sculpted styling defines Buick's modern global design themeInterior "cool blue" ambient lightingAvailable all-wheel drive (AWD)"Intelligent" personal technologies including in-dash navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, auxiliary audio and USB portsChoice of two direct-injected, V-6 enginesSix-speed automatic transmission with tap-up/tap-down manual shift controlProduction begins in the summer of
     
  New for 2010-Buick
Critical Knowledge:2010 Enclave: Buick's luxury crossover gets available 20-inch wheels for 2010, as well as several technologies that add comfort and convenience.2010 LaCrosse: The LaCrosse is completely redesigned for 2010. The new model offers all-wheel drive, a contemporary interior with advanced tech and safety features, and a choice of two V-6 engines.2010 Lucerne: The Lucerne full-size sedan gets a refreshed exterior with revised front and rear fascias, new rocker panels, and fog lamps previously available only on the Lucerne Super model. Other changes include a restyled 18-inch chrome wheel design on Lucerne Super.
     
  New for 2009-Buick
Critical Knowledge:Enclave features a new, standard 3.6-liter V-6 engine, two new exterior colorsLaCrosse adds standard heated outside rearview mirrors, new wheels, exterior color, available BluetoothLucerne CX, CXL feature new 227-hp, 3.9-liter, FlexFuel-capable V-6 engineLucerne Super powered by 292-hp, 4.6-liter, Northstar V-8 engine2009 Buick EnclaveFor 2009, the Buick Enclave 4-door, up-to-8-passenger crossover features a new, standard, 288-hp, 3.6-liter, direct-injection V-6 engine with variable valve timing (VVT), mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission. This transmission features clutch-to-shift operation, automatic grade braking, shift stabilization and precise shift control. The Enclave is available in CX and CXL models, in either front-wheel-drive (FWD) or all-wheel-drive (AWD) configuration. Also, two new exterior colors are added for 2009: Quicksilver Metallic and Silver Green Metallic.
     
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