2014 Buick Regal gets technified

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2014 Buick Regal gets technified  (6)

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.

ENGINES

2.4L DOHC I-42.0L DOHC I-4 Turbo
Application:Regal eAssistRegal Turbo and Regal GS
Displacement (cu in / cc):145 / 2384122 / 1998
Bore and stroke (in / mm):3.46 x 3.85 / 88 x 983.39 x 3.39 / 86 x 86
Block material:precision sand cast aluminumcast aluminum
Cylinder head material:SPM cast aluminumcast aluminum
Valvetrain:DOHC, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timingDOHC, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing
Ignition system:individual coil-on-plugindividual coil-on-plug
Fuel delivery:direct injection and electronic throttle controldirect high-pressure fuel injection
Compression ratio:11.2:19.5:1
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 unleadedpremium recommended, but not required
Max engine speed:7000 rpm7000 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):TBDTBD

News Source: [Buick]

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