Buick revealed the new 2014 Regal today, designed to be a sportier and smarter evolution of the brand’s dynamic midsize sedan. New purposeful technologies enhance safety and the driving experience with a more refined turbo engine – along with the introduction of all-wheel drive.
The new Regal also introduces new radar- and camera-based safety features – including Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Change Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert and Collision Mitigation Braking – for surround protection. In-vehicle connectivity is enhanced with next-generation IntelliLink, featuring simpler, more intuitive controls and natural speech recognition.
Adaptive Cruise Control is also offered. It senses traffic in front of the Regal to adjust vehicle speed, including stopping the vehicle in heavy traffic and accelerating again.
“The new 2014 Regal is more expressive, more connected and more technologically advanced,” said Tony DiSalle, U.S. vice president of Buick Marketing. “ Nearly half of new Regal buyers are conquests who are new to Buick and they represent the youngest median age among the brand’s lineup.
|2.4L DOHC I-4||2.0L DOHC I-4 Turbo|
|Application:||Regal eAssist||Regal Turbo and Regal GS|
|Displacement (cu in / cc):||145 / 2384||122 / 1998|
|Bore and stroke (in / mm):||3.46 x 3.85 / 88 x 98||3.39 x 3.39 / 86 x 86|
|Block material:||precision sand cast aluminum||cast aluminum|
|Cylinder head material:||SPM cast aluminum||cast aluminum|
|Valvetrain:||DOHC, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing||DOHC, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing|
|Ignition system:||individual coil-on-plug||individual coil-on-plug|
|Fuel delivery:||direct injection and electronic throttle control||direct high-pressure fuel injection|
|Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):||182 / 136 @ 6700 rpm*||259 / 193 @ 5300 (est.)|
|Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm)||172 / 232.2 @ 4900 rpm*||295 / 400 @ 1700 (est.)|
|Recommended fuel:||regular unleaded||premium recommended, but not required|
|Max engine speed:||7000 rpm||7000 rpm|
|Emissions controls:||close-coupled, catalytic converter; continuously variable valve timing; positive crankcase ventilation evaporative system; supplemental air injection system, partial zero emissions vehicle capable (eAssist)||close-coupled catalytic converter; continuously variable valve timing; 58x ignition system; returnless fuel rail; wide-range O2 sensor|
|Fuel economy (city / hwy):||TBD||TBD|
News Source: [Buick]
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