Buick Regal eAssist and GS 2012: Prices Ads
The arrival of Buick Regal eAssist fuel-efficient and performance-oriented GS, both assemblies has Oshawa, increases the scope of the model Regal.
Buick Regal offers double this fall with the arrival of the new Regal eAssist 2012 advanced technology and the 2012 Regal GS performance-based, which should increase the attractiveness of this very popular luxury sport sedan intermediate.
The base price of the Regal with eAssist will be $ 34,190 and that of the Regal GS $ 42,345. In Canada, Buick will continue to offer the same basic model of the 2.0L turbo version.
"Regal with eAssist and Regal GS has built Oshawa are exceptional vehicles and convincing examples of profound metamorphosis underway at Buick," stated Kevin Williams, president and general director of General Motors of Canada. "Grace has versions ranging from energy efficient eAssist has high performance GS, Regal redefines expectations at the site of Buick and offers distinct advantages to customers in search of a sports sedan with a refined luxury. "
Regal with eAssist uses a variety of technologies and improvements to the body to provide a consumption of 8.3 L/100 km city and 5.4 L/100 km on the highway, the latter rating than the Lexus HS Hybrid and Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, more dear, can not match.
This improved energy efficiency offered by the Regal with eAssist comes from an amalgam of a four-cylinder 2.4L Ecotec direct injection, a block lithium-ion battery and an electric motor-generator set has the-art technology that allows the recovery of braking energy. This system "light electrification" is also available with the 2012 Buick LaCrosse.
Standard features of the Regal eAssist include among others an optimization mode adjustable energy efficiency for the air conditioner, allowing for more frequent stops the engine and longer duration. There is also an integrated ECO indicator on the dashboard that continuously reacts to driver behavior behind the wheel to maximize the effectiveness of conduct and an indicator of kinematic chain in the color display of the infotainment system or the Information Centre panel, which shows the flow of energy in the electrical system of support as the battery by regenerative braking and electric power fed to the engine.
The Regal GS is also equipped with an engine that develops a power of 270 hp (201 kW) and torque of 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) certified by the SAE. This four-cylinder 2.0L Ecotec turbocharged direct injection offers a higher torque to that of Acura TSX V6, Audi A4 Sport, Lexus IS 250 and Volvo S60 T5. Torque is the rotational force that allows a vehicle to drive, and that's what the driver feels when accelerating.
The engine is paired GS serial has a manual gearbox has six speeds, and fuel consumption rating was 7.4 L/100 km on the highway. A six-speed automatic transmission will be available later in the model year. The powertrain of the GS is protected by a five year warranty or 160,000 km.
Regal GS also offers a boot button, a sport steering wheel flattened on the lower part with audio controls, sports pedals of metal and heated sports seats have electric 12-way adjustment. A sound system premium harman / kardon 336 W nine speakers is also proposed series.
The Regal GS is also equipped the control system interactive driving which adapts damping and other driving functions to allow the driver to choose an adaptive adjustment of series, a fashion sport mode and a GS mode suitable to those seeking handling and superior maneuverability.
Other standard features of the Regal GS include: parking sensors front and rear ultrasonic, sockets 120 V for accessories, bifunctional xenon HID intensity and 19-inch wheels alloy. Wheels 20-inch polished alloy pavement performance tires, Summer only, are optional.
Later in the year, Regal GS and Regal with eAssist will come standard with Buick IntelliLink, a system that uses Bluetooth or USB to connect the driver's smart phone has a new radio touch screen 7 inch, high resolution and colors. The IntelliLink system improves the current Bluetooth and USB capabilities of Buick models and allows to control smart phones and voice commands through the steering wheel mounted controls. It also enables streaming stereo audio from the phone through services like Stitcher SmartRadio.
In addition, Buick IntelliLink provides uniform integration of portable devices with the infotainment system of each vehicle, allowing drivers to keep hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.
"Like all versions of the Regal, the GS and eAssist perfectly combine technology, driving performance without compromise, luxurious style and comfort that make Buick one of the car brands in faster growth in America North "to rejoice Mr. Williams.
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