The newest 2018 Buick Regal is slated to hit the auto showrooms at the end of 2017. It is engineered, designed and built in Germany and is based on the Opel Insignia concept. Nevertheless, the Buick takes a whole new approach with the new Regal. Overall, the new automobile is luxurious and aims at those who have a passion for driving. Although the Regal TourX possesses the drive dynamics of a car and the utility of an SUV. Both models of the revamped Buick Regal are offered in Standard, Essence, and Preferred trim levels. Besides, the Sportback is provided in a Preferred II trim.
2018 Buick Regal – Stronger and Stiffer Architecture
Courtesy of stronger and stiffer car architecture, the new 2018 Buick Regal weights about 200 lbs. less than its predecessor. Also, the wheelbase is extended by around 3 inches to add a more rear-seat room. The Regal TourX is heavier than the Sportback because it outlines a station wagon body design and standard AWD system. As if not enough, the Regal TourX edition also has more rugged exterior detailing, standard roof rails, a higher ride height and heated side mirrors.
The 2018 Buick Regal interior embodies a driver-centric cabin that reflects clean lines and uncluttered surfaces. Thanks to Buick’s QuietTuning efforts, the interior is naturally designed to offer a quiet and tranquil ride on the highway.
The 2018 Buick Regal Sportback edition showcases 31.5 cubic feet of cargo space without folding the rear seats. When they are folded down, cargo space becomes 60.7 cubic feet. The new Buick Regal possesses a standard 60/40 split-folding rear seat, which you can upgrade to 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat. On the contrary, the TourX version has 32.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the back seat and another 73.5 cubic feet behind a hands-free power liftgate.The Buick’s Interlink infotainment comes as standard in the remodeled Buick Regal. The supposed system is complete with a 7-inch touchscreen display, Android Auto smartphone projection, and Apple CarPlay and MyBuick smartphone app with Smart Driver Technology. OnStar subscription services are available, which include a 4G LTE WIFI connection.
The Buick’s Interlink infotainment comes as standard in the remodeled 2018 Buick Regal. The supposed system is complete with a 7-inch touchscreen display, Android Auto smartphone projection, and Apple CarPlay and MyBuick smartphone app with Smart Driver Technology. OnStar subscription services are available, which include a 4G LTE WIFI connection.
The 2018 Buick Regal offers a front-wheel powertrain along with an active dual-clutch AWD as an option. Both Sportback and TourX models use a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. With front-wheel drive, this engine notches up 259 HP and 260 pound-feet of torque. Furthermore, it comes with automatic start/stop feature as standard. A 9-speed automatic transmission delivers power to the front wheels. The models with AWD use an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Availability Date and Price
The company is still reluctant to give us a comprehensive report about the 2018 Buick Regal price and release date. But, as is often the case, we are armed with the best estimates into the future. Our esteemed sources state that next-gen Buick Regal should go on sale somewhere in the fourth quarter of 2017. Basic trims will start at $28,000 with higher trims going well past the 40,000-dollar mark.