MotoMan drives the updated Buick GS with All Wheel Drive and debates the merits of selling the same car in different world regions as different brands by highlighting some specific features and mid cycle changes . . .

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Comments

    • will2217
      will2217

      Really bad review or something. Not sure what your intent was with this.

      about 3 years ago
    • bighands69
      bighands69

      Buick are better cars than Opel/Vauxhall. 

      They are smoother and more refined even though they are based on the same platform and have similar engineering components they really are different.

      about 3 years ago
    • Gulzar Ahmad
      Gulzar Ahmad In reply to bighands69

      bighands69 d7rrrtr5679 oh

      about 1 year ago
    • archangel76106
      archangel76106

      We need the Astra j opc here now since the focus rs is coming

      about 3 years ago
    • John Koch
      John Koch

      That design, though still handsome, is starting to look a little "long in the tooth," even with the refresh. I can't recall the last time I saw one of these on the road, although I live in a heavy-import sales area (Seattle), so Buicks are few and far between. Definitely due for replacement.

      about 4 years ago
    • Phineas T Birdpocket
      Phineas T Birdpocket In reply to John Koch

      Come to Houston. You'll see them everywhere.

      about 3 years ago
    • Chris
      Chris

      i cant say we learned much about the car in this video

      about 4 years ago
    • Craig Cundiff
      Craig Cundiff

      AWD PLATFORM! I could see a 600 hp Ecotec (LDK) (LNF) (LSJ) or even (LE5) going in this bad boy...sweet potential...

      about 4 years ago
    • Andrew Klages
      Andrew Klages

      I've owned four Buicks in a row and I can't imagine ever considering the Regal GS.  When you drive one for a week (as I did) and realize that after a 45 minute drive you can't feel your toes... you'll be running to the nearest Volvo dealer.  The price tag on that car is laughable for what it is.  I could literally buy a very respectable gently pre-owned S-Class for what Buick wants for a brand new GS... it's a joke.  45K for a wimpy 4 cylinder FWD Buick???  Right.

      about 4 years ago
    • andyhoov
      andyhoov In reply to Andrew Klages

      The current Regal is definitely not like the Buicks of old as it is definitely shows its European origins in terms of ride comfort and ergonomics. In terms of pricing, though, you can get a modestly equipped non-GS AWD turbo for quite a bit cheaper than you could get a comparable BMW, Audi, Mercedes, or Lexus, so it is actually a rather good deal. As for the GS, I don't think the performance difference, which really is more about the suspension now, is really worth the price.

      about 4 years ago
    • Andrew Klages
      Andrew Klages In reply to Andrew Klages

      ^Just to clarify, I owned three LeSabres (92, 00, 04) and I currently own a Northstar powered Lucerne and a Cadillac DeVille.  I drove the regal as a loaner because I was actually intrigued by the styling.  I wanted to like it but the seat and driving position made it miserable.  It's just plain uncomfortable.

      about 4 years ago
    • IceDree
      IceDree

      Oh I forgot, as always M ... Excellent video & keep up the great work.

      about 4 years ago
    • IceDree
      IceDree

      Love the Regal GS (or Insigina VXR) ... Unfortunately we don't get it here ... Last Buick we had here was the Roadmaster & Last Opel was the Omega (talk about a maintenance nightmare lol)

      GM pulled an F35 with Buick, Opel, Vauxhall & Holden (kinda) & it actually worked! Design one car & adjust it to market specs.
      Why are they bothering with Vauxhall though? Its only available in the UK & its just a RHD Opel.
      Btw love the GS' rims.

      about 4 years ago
    • Mick Jones
      Mick Jones

      SLEEPER!!!!!!

      about 4 years ago
    • Andy DUNNE
      Andy DUNNE

      1 it's what we get in Europe badge as an opel or a vauxhall
      2 a first for the USA
      3 maybe in the USA you might get more Europe GM cars

      about 4 years ago
    • andyhoov
      andyhoov In reply to Andy DUNNE

      I've seen in Europe there is actually a hatchback version of the Insignia, so I'm hoping they'll make a hatchback Regal in the US, though I sincerely doubt it as us American's don't seem to give enough respect to hatchbacks.

      about 4 years ago
    • David Cuccia
      David Cuccia

      Nerd troll nitpick - a factor of two is not an order of magnitude.

      about 4 years ago
    • Gulzar Ahmad
      Gulzar Ahmad In reply to David Cuccia

      David Cuccia guttrtr54ttfg

      about 1 year ago
    • Scott Campbell
      Scott Campbell In reply to David Cuccia

      +MotoManTV hey motoman, is this gs 2015..?

      great job, thanks

      about 4 years ago
    • MotoManTV
      MotoManTV In reply to David Cuccia

      +David Cuccia Apologies for not including the actual numbers - US sales Buick Sales in 2012: 176K. China Buick Sales in 2012: 700K. Order of magnitude.

      about 4 years ago
    • 1776alltheway
      1776alltheway

      why would you get a Buick its the worst brand under gm

      about 4 years ago