2009 LA: 2011 Buick Regal, expect more to come from Buick’s new sedan

2009 LA: 2011 Buick Regal

  • Key Competitors: Acura TSX and Volvo S60.
  • Power: 2.4L 4-cylinder – 182-hp /172 lb-ft of torque; 2.4L 4-cylinder turbocharged – 220-hp / 258 lb-ft.
  • Transmission: Aisin AF40 6-speed automatic; 2.4L turbo will get 6-speed manual.
  • Availability: 2nd quarter of 2010.
  • Pricing: TBA.

Here is your first live look of the 2011 Buick Regal sedan from the show floor here in Los Angeles. The 2011 Regal will be produced at GM’s Oshawa Car Assembly plant with sales to begin in the second-quarter of 2010. When the Regal sedan goes on sale, it will only be available with a 182-hp 2.4L option. The 220-hp 2.4L turbocharged option will be added in the later part of 2010 and it will be offered with a 6-speed manual transmission.

It is also reported that GM is considering a Regal GS sedan with the same 335-hp 2.8L turbocharged V6 and all-wheel-drive system as the Regal”s European sibling, the Opel Insignia OPC.

Apparently, we hear that there is a hybrid version in the works.

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