2012 Buick Regal GS price starts at $35,310

Along with the pricing for the 2012 Buick Regal eAssist announced earlier today, Buick released the pricing details on the new 2012 Regal GS – the high-performance variant of the sedan. The 2012 Buick Regal GS will hit dealers later this fall with prices starting at $35,310.

“As is the case on all Regal models, the GS and eAssist offer the winning combination of advanced technology, no-compromise driving performance, luxurious style and passenger comfort that make Buick one of the fastest growing automotive brands in North America,” said Tony DiSalle, U.S. vice president of Buick Marketing.

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Power for the 2012 Buick Regal GS comes from a Ecotec 2.0L direct-injected turbocharged 4-cylinder engine pumping out 270 horsepower  and 295 lb-ft of torque. Mated standard to a 6-speed manual transmission (6-speed automatic will be available as an option later), 0 to 60 mph comes in 6.7 seconds. The Regal GS is also equipped with the Interactive Drive Control System, which adapts damping and other functions, allowing the driver to choose a standard adaptive setting, Sport mode, and a GS mode, which is the ‘wildest’ of the three modes.

The 2012 Regal GS also comes with push-button start; a leather-wrapped, flat-bottom sport steering wheel with audio controls; metal sport pedals; and leather-appointed, heated and 12-way adjustable sport seating. A Harman Kardon premium 336-watt, 5.1 Matrix Surround Sound system with nine speakers is also standard.

– By: Omar Rana