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2012 Buick Regal GS

Buick unveiled the production edition of the 2012 Buick Elegant GS, an even sportier concept of the Elegant game automobile that went on sale in 2010 and has drawn new buyers to the Buick family. Powered by a high-output, unique Ecotec 2.0L turbocharged website mated to a six-speed stick switch, the GS provides an approximated 255 power (190 kW) and 295 lb.-ft. of twisting for a 0-60 mph efficiency of less than seven seconds (estimated). Buick's Entertaining Generate Management Program is conventional on the GS, allowing individuals to change the generating encounter by changing the revocation configurations and guiding understanding between three modes: conventional, game and GS.

2012 Buick Regal GS
2012 Buick Regal GS
Buick Regal GS
"Built on the efficiency groundwork of the Elegant, the Buick Elegant GS was designed as an even sportier concept of sensitive efficiency and style," said Bob Schwegman, v. p. of Buick marketing. "The generating encounter is powerful and spirited; and the GS symbolizes the next entry in Buick's item rebirth."

Product best parts include:

  • Exclusive Ecotec 2.0L turbocharged and intercooled website ranked at an approximated 255 power (190 kW) and 295 lb-ft of twisting (400 Nm)
  • Six-speed stick switch, with six-speed automatic with Car owner Shift Management to be offered later
  • Entertaining Generate Management Program with GS mode
  • Four-wheel separate system with HiPerStrut front side suspension
  • High-performance four-wheel dvd braking mechanism system with Brembo front side calipers
  • Standard 19-inch, 5-Twin Talked metal wheels and all-season fatigue and optionally available 20-inch, 5-Twin Talked refined metal wheels with efficiency wheels.
2012 Buick Regal GS
2012 Buick Regal GS
Buick Regal GS
    The exterior style features unique front side and back fascias, with the top side structures including prominent, straight air intake slot machine games and particular grill treatment - with the straight components adorned in a satin-metallic complete. The back structures has a pair of incorporated, satin-metallic trapezoidal fatigue shops. Musician section plug-ins and a back spoiler are also weaved into the style. The GS cuts a sportier position, too, with a slightly lower ride height than other models and competitive 19-inch, 5-Twin Talked metal tires and all-season tires (20-inch, 5-Twin Talked refined metal tires with performance tires are optional).
    2012 Buick Regal GS
    2012 Buick Regal GS
    Buick Regal GS
    Inside is a racing-inspired, flat-bottom game rim and metal game pedals, along with leather-appointed 12-way power-adjustable game car owner and front side passenger heated seats, which include four-way energy back. The GS-specific black interior is adorned with satin-finish components on the device section, rim and console, while the device section shines white when the car owner involves the GS mode of the Entertaining Drive Control System (IDCS).
    Conventional services for the Buick Elegant GS include:
    1. Inactive keyless access with push-button start
    2. Conventional XM Satellite tv Radio with three-month trial service
    3. Harmon/Kardon top quality 320-watt stereo audio with nine speakers
    4. Wireless phone connectivity
    5. Leather-wrapped flat-bottom rim with audio controls
    6. Leather-appointed sport seating
    7. Warmed car owner and front side traveler chairs, with 12-way adaptable car owner and front side traveler chairs - such as four-way back adjustment
    8. 120-volt equipment energy outlet
    9. Power windows with communicate up/down feature in the top side and communicate down in the rear
    10. Front and back ultrasound parking assist
    11. Bi-xenon HID headlamps
    Turbocharging and HiPerStrut

    Power for the Elegant GS comes from a high-output edition of the Ecotec 2.0L turbocharged DOHC VVT website with immediate shot technological innovation. It is based on the website that will be available on Elegant CXL later this year, but the website and turbo charger are updated to produce greater boost stress in the GS. The result is ranked at 255 power (190 kW) and 295 lb.-ft. of twisting (400 Nm). A three-inch-diameter fatigue program provides reduced back stress, leading to higher website power.

    2012 Buick Regal GS
    2012 Buick Regal GS
    Buick Regal GS
    Direct shot technological innovation helps the website produce more energy through increased performance, while maintaining gas mileage and decreasing pollutants. That means less petrol is absorbed and lower pollutants produced - along with a 25-percent drop in cold-start hydrocarbon pollutants. Diverse device time increases energy, performance and pollutants across the entire rpm band.
    "We've been mixing immediate shot and diverse device time with improved applications since 2006, and there's no question the Buick Elegant GS turbocompresseur has the responsiveness and speed of a 3.5L V6, while providing the gas mileage of a 2.0L four," said Scott Anderson, Ecotec international primary professional and program administrator.

    The engine is mated to a standard six-speed stick shift. A six-speed automated gearbox will be available later.

    2012 Buick Regal GS
    2012 Buick Regal GS
    Buick Regal GS
    The Buick Elegant GS trips on a relatively long wheelbase of 107.8 inches wide (2738 mm), which provides enhanced, well-balanced vehicle characteristics. It also features a four-wheel-independent revocation, with a unique High Efficiency Sway (HiPerStrut) front revocation design. The HiPerStrut system helps twisting guide and maintain adverse camber during cornering; the car owner encounters decreased twisting guide, enhanced hold and improved cornering power, along with cleaner managing, guiding accurate and reviews.
    The four-link separate back revocation is designed to reduce unwanted toe and camber effects during energetic driving techniques, improving automobile balance. Both front and back dampers incorporate active Computer Damping Management (CDC), consistently changing damper features to maintain maximum automobile ride treating different road materials and information. More competitive, performance-oriented damping features can also be selected by the car owner through the Entertaining Driver Management System.
    2012 Buick Regal GS
    2012 Buick Regal GS
    Buick Regal GS
    Avoiding power comes from a large size four-wheel dvd braking mechanism program presenting Brembo front calipers. A conventional, four-channel anti-lock braking mechanism program is updated to reduce stopping ranges over different road materials and conditions. An electronic car parking braking mechanism is actuated via a center console-mounted management. The Buick Elegant GS also features conventional StabiliTrak balance management program with incorporated, full-function grip management.
    Entertaining Generate Management System

    The Buick Elegant GS is also equipped with Entertaining Generate Management Program (IDCS) case technology (also offered on other Elegant models with the 2.0L turbocompresseur engine). It provides enhanced automobile balance and greater generating safety. The car owner chooses among three operating ways - conventional, game and GS - that change the revocation configurations, and guiding level of sensitivity through the variable-effort guiding system.

    2012 Buick Regal GS
    2012 Buick Regal GS
    Buick Regal GS
    A sophisticated generating function control component continually screens generating design utilizing yaw rate, side and longitudinal speed, rim, reduce and automobile speed. It describes the powerful automobile state, including speed, stopping and cornering, to boost case side effects. It also completes all of the IDCS car owner choices. All four dampers are digitally managed and consistently adjust within milliseconds to the existing road conditions, automobile motions and individual generating design.

    Selecting GS function increases the car for powerful generating, tensing the revocation and guiding response. "Standard," or the standard function, is the setting for all-around use. The game function provides a level of performance between conventional and the GS ways.