The 2017 Buick Regal GS is a premier and beautiful sports sedan from the stables of GM. The Regal is similar to the Opel Insignia, but the Opel is crisp and does not have a muscular design. The Regal GS qualifies both as a luxury sedan as well as a sports sedan. The Buick Regal is popular for its unique design features and invigorating performance. The all new 2017 Buick Regal GS comes fitted with the latest technology and has a unique design concept.
The Apple Carplay, a premier car infotainment system from Apple, which helps in connecting your iPhone with your car to control your car in a smart and safe way. The Regal GS also comes in three colors namely Graphite Gray Metallic, Black Cherry Metallic, and Pepperdust Metallic. The 2017 Regal GS brings to end the current crop of vehicles of the regal generation and it is certain the new Regal GS is going to appeal to the new crop of buyers with its superior design, standard features and the admissive cost factors.
Buick Regal GS – Exterior
The 2017 Buick Regal GS with its sleek exterior and elegant aerodynamic spoilers takes the sports luxury sedans to the next level. A different kind of flair is added to the GS with the chrome accents and the dual stainless steel exhaust outlets along with the 19” V-Spoke alloy wheels. The stylish LED accented tail lamps provides a unique wrap around design and the xenon headlamps helps you to steer your vehicle with clear visibility without issues in any kind of weather condition. The power moonroof lets you soak in the beauty of the night with just a press of a button.
The Buick Regal comes in 3 versions the 1SV, Sport Touring, Premium II and GS trim levels. The base level model 1SV comes with all the required features with 18 inch alloy wheels, climate control, heated front seats, 4G LTE Wi-fi hot spot and the standard Buick’s Intellilink infotainment system . The Sport Touring comes with a unique styling and sports a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine like all Regal trims.
The Premium trim version comes with added features for enhanced comfort, safety and security with the help of xenon headlights, remote ignition, power passenger seats, heated steering wheels and navigation systems. The Regal GS is the best version in the Buick regal series added unique styling and design concepts.
Buick Regal GS – Interior
Once you are behind the wheel of the regal GS, you take complete control of the vehicle and feel comfortable and safe with various features like remote keyless entry, special heated power mirrors, automatic climate control, elegant leather upholstery, heated front seats and split folding rear seats. Built using premium and high quality materials, even a long ride doesn’t make you tired but you feel you could’ve went a little longer relaxing in the soft leather-appointed sport bucket seats. One can feel the thrill of driving a sports car with the sports steering wheel, metal sports pedals and terrific speed levels along with the luxury features of the Regal GS.
The front bucket seating that poses a unique sports design provides firm support, enhanced luxury as you can adjust your seats in 10 ways for your personalized comfort and in cold conditions, you can even warm up the seats with a simple touch of a button. The steering wheel comes with a heating option as well. The dashboard sports a brilliant driver information display in 8 inches that provides all the data you need in just seconds. You can be in complete control over the music you want to listen, syncing your phone to your car or to prioritize fuel or any other information that you use mostly. With a touch of a button, you can quickly control your heated front seats, steering wheel and adjust the dual zone climate controls.
Buick Regal GS – Engine
The Buick Regal GS comes with two engines for the base level models and other premium versions. The base level model Regal 1SV features a 182-horsepower 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine with 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2.4 ltr engine provides a mileage of 19 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. But this level of mpg is not fair for this type of engine and also the slower acceleration levels make this engine version not the best thing you can invest in.
The standard models come with the 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder, which produces a power of up to 250 horse power and 295 pound feet of torque. Even though the acceleration is increased from the base level engine version, it is still not enough and less than other midsize sedans in this segment. The fuel economy has considerably improved from the base version as it provides a 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg while on the highway with front wheel drive. When you choose the all-wheel drive, it decreases to 19 mpg city / 27 mpg highway.
Buick Regal GS – Specs
|VEHICLE TYPE||Midsize Sedan|
|ENGINE TYPE||2.0 L Turbo DOHC with VVT Engine|
|GEAR BOX||6-speed automatic transmission|
|POWER (C/D EST)||259 hp|
|TORQUE (C/D EST)||295 lb-ft|
|TOP SPEED||205 mph|
|MPG||21/29 (city / highway)|
|FUEL TANK CAPACITY||18 gal|
2017 Buick Regal GS – Release Date & Price
The Buick Regal GS is said to be priced around $34,000 and it is speculated that the Regal GS will be launched around the spring of 2017.