Till date, Regal has done well as a mid-size sedan. But now it will be a whole new vehicle. The 2018 Buick Regal Wagon will be a five-door vehicle. General Motors’ luxury car division Buick seems open to experimentation. Yes, that is what its latest car looks like. Buick is coming out with a wagon version of their popular car Regal.
The US market is seeing a dip in sale of sedans. That is probably why Buick is taking such a bold step. Sources say Buick’s sedans like the normal Regal will only be present in China in the future. As a result, it seems Buick Regal Wagon 2018 is meant for Canada and the US. GM will manufacture Buick Regal Wagon 2018 in Germany. After the sale of Opel, Buick is looking to make this vehicle based on the Opel Insignia. As a result, both cars will come out back to back soon.
2018 Buick Regal Wagon – Design and Platform
The 2018 Buick Regal Wagon will have General Motors’ Epsilon architecture. Most probably it will be the E2XX platform. Since this is Buick’s rare foray into the wagon segment, it seems they won’t take any chances. For the first time since 1990, when Buick manufactured the Roadmaster, they are coming out with another wagon. GM have made sure absolutely no information is out about their upcoming car. However, spy photos of test mules suggest dimensions larger than Insignia. That means space will be plentiful in this vehicle.
Inside Buick Regal Wagon 2018, seating will be as comfortable as the sedan version, if not more. Like those in Regal, Wagon will have power adjustable and heated seats. Of course, the American carmakers will integrate the latest multimedia and infotainment systems in this vehicle. Probably it will be Buick’s IntelliLink.
2018 Buick Regal Wagon – Powertrain
The 2018 Buick Regal Wagon will have a 2.0-liter four cylinder engine. This is capable of producing 250 hp of power and 260 lb-ft of torque. The base model will probably have a 1.5-litre unit. The 2.4-litre engine in the current Regal will probably lose its place. Buick will offer an 8-speed automatic transmission with this vehicle.
2018 Buick Regal Wagon – Release and Price
General Motors will probably launch 2018 Regal Wagon by mid-2017. The official announcement should come right after the Geneva Auto Show. Base prices of Wagon will start at $30,000 with premium models costing more than $50,000. At this price, the vehicle should expect competition from the likes of Audi and BMW. But by the looks of it, Buick may just surpass all the existing German models.