Buick Introduces Expressive New 2018 Regal Sportback
Sleek appearance, glorious pushing opening and astonishing flexibility
DETROIT (Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017) — With a 2018 Regal Sportback, Buick builds on a lane record of creation confidant moves outward normal automobile segments to broach singular patron offerings that fit complicated lifestyles. The Regal Sportback provides a sleek, sporty, coupe-like design, a energetic opening of a reward sports sedan and astonishing flexibility in one worldly package for a ideal change of form and function.
The coupe-like roofline captures a fluent impression and passion business want, while a five-door blueprint enables easier entrance to load space. With a split-folding second quarrel seats in place, a new Regal Sportback offers 892 litres (31.5 cu. ft.) of load space, some-more than twice as most as a 2017 Regal.
In gripping with a sporting nature, a Regal Sportback’s cabin takes a driver-centric approach, with a centre smoke-stack lopsided towards a motorist for a cockpit feel. The cabin’s craftsmanship is characterized by purify lines, uncluttered surfaces and reward seating materials.
“The new Regal Sportback was grown with today’s active, eccentric reward automobile patron in mind,” pronounced Duncan Aldred, clamp president, Global Buick and GMC. “They have an SUV in a garage and are looking to element it with a competition sedan, though have an appreciation for a utility of a versatile load space when an occasional need arises.”
Regal Sportback highlights:
- Available intelligent all-wheel expostulate (AWD) with active twin-clutch for softened automobile control and potency in any conditions.
- AWD models have an eight-speed involuntary smoothness and front-wheel-drive models have a nine-speed automatic.
- The 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine produces a GM-estimated 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque (FWD) and 295 lb-ft of torque (AWD).
- The discreetly integrated behind opening has tri-folding 40/20/40 behind chair accessible and 60/40 split-folding chair standard.
- Safety innovations embody a Buick-first active hood walking reserve system, Front Pedestrian Braking, Lane Keep Assist.
- There’s some-more altogether load space than a Audi A5 Sportback and BMW 4-series Gran Coupe, with 1719 litres (60.7 cu. ft.) behind a initial row.
- Signature Buick QuietTuning includes all-new tire insulation to assistance revoke highway sound on front-wheel-drive models and reward five-link behind cessation on AWD models.
The Regal Sportback’s energetic opening comes by approach of a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine customary producing a GM-estimated 250 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The energy is routed to a front wheels around an all-new nine-speed involuntary transmission. An accessible 295 lb-ft of torque is sent by an eight-speed involuntary smoothness on models with discretionary intelligent AWD with an active twin-clutch differential. The engine comes customary with modernized start/stop technology.
With a Regal Sportback, Buick continues to settle itself as a celebrity in all-wheel-drive technology. Also accessible on a Envision and LaCrosse, Buick’s innovative new complement uses dual clutches during a behind wheels for seamless, intelligent torque distribution. Beneficial not only in snowy continue though also during energetic driving, a complement relies rebate on braking to say limit opening and efficiency.
Buick offers AWD opposite a whole portfolio.
The extraneous pattern of a 2018 Regal Sportback is visually low and tailored, hinting during an modernized physique structure that is stiffer, stronger and approximately 91 kilograms (200 lbs) lighter than a prior era Regal. Customers will notice this rebate by some-more jaunty doing and softened efficiency. With wheels pushed serve to a corners and a wheelbase stretched some-more than 76 millimetres (3 inches) than a predecessor, some-more fluent proportions are interconnected with softened newcomer space.
The framework has been tuned for polished control and a assured bland pushing character. AWD models underline an all-new five-link behind cessation that provides softened highway sound siege and tuning designed to compare that drivetrain’s modernized capabilities.
The 2018 Regal Sportback offers new levels of pile-up impediment and protection. It is a initial Buick to offer a customary active hood walking reserve complement that senses a approaching impact of a walking between 25-48 km/h (16-30 mph) and uses a pyrotechnic actuator to lift a behind of a hood adult about 102 millimetres (4 inches) to relieve a impact and potentially revoke injury.
Available Driver Confidence we package includes renouned active reserve features, including Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Rear Park Assist. A some-more modernized Driver Confidence II package adds Front Pedestrian Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert and Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Automatic Braking.
Standard apparatus on each 2018 Regal Sportback includes push-button start and entry, Hill Start Assist, 10 atmosphere bags, concept home remote and exhilarated side mirrors.
Every Regal Sportback also comes versed with an OnStar 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot ( information devise squeeze compulsory after singular information hearing period) and 5 years of a OnStar Basic Plan during no additional cost. Among other advantages like an industry-leading myBuick app, this connectivity devise facilities modernized diagnostics that can check your engine, transmission, brakes and some-more and send we a monthly Diagnostic Report email.
A 7-inch infotainment complement with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto harmony is standard, while an 8-inch complement with accessible embedded navigation is optional. Bose reward audio is also accessible while Sportback offers customary active sound termination on all AWD models.
Available in 3 trim levels — Regal, Preferred II and Essence — a Regal Sportback is directed during those who possess a passion for pushing and direct a automobile that represents their celebrity and style.
While pricing and other sum will not be announced until closer to a on-sale date in a fourth entertain of 2017, a Regal Sportback will offer impression and opening on standard with some-more costly competitors with a pricing devise unchanging with because Buick has been named Kelley Blue Book’s Best Value Luxury Brand 4 years in a row.
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OnStar Basic Plan is accessible for 5 years from a smoothness date of authorised 2015 indication year and newer vehicles and is transferable. Basic Plan does not embody Emergency, Security or Navigation services; these and other services need a paid plan. Visit OnStar.com for details.