Buick has announced the official MSRP on their Opel Insignia-based mid-size sedan, the Regal, as the car’s production is about to start in Russelsheim, Germany, with vehicles expected to start arriving at dealerships in Q2 2010. Buick Regal comes with only one CXL trim level and starts at $26,995, including destination charge.
2011 Buick Regal can be had with either a 2.4 liter 182 hp Ecotec engine or a 2.0 liter Turbocharged unit with an estimated 220 hp (available from late-summer 2010). Both engines have six-speed automatic transmission standard with Driver Shift Control (DSC) and average nearly 30 mpg on the highway.
The Regal is a fairly well-equipped car. Its technical and convenience features are as follows:
- MacPherson strut front suspension and four-link independent rear suspension
- Class-exclusive Interactive Drive Control System is available with the 2.0L turbo, offering enhanced vehicle stability and greater driving safety, while also adapting the driving characteristics of the car to the driver’s preferences. The driver selects among three operating modes that adjust suspension, steering, throttle, transmission, and stability systems to personalize the driving experience
- Four-wheel disc brakes with four-channel anti-lock braking system, brake assist and electronic parking brake
- Standard StabiliTrak stability control system and full-function traction control
- Standard dual-stage frontal air bags, side-curtain air bags and pedal-release system; and available rear-seat thorax air bags
- Available navigation system, Harman Kardon sound system, and internal flash drive (1GB)
- Standard 18-inch aluminum wheels (19-inch aluminum wheels come with available Interactive Drive Control on the 2.0L turbo)
- Standard 12-way power, leather and heated driver seat; leather and heated passenger front seat; Bluetooth for phone capability; iPod auxiliary jack and USB port; XM Satellite Radio and OnStar