Buick unveiled its dynamic midsize sedan – 2014 Buick Regal

Buick pulled the sheet off the new 2014 Regal Sedan – “the best blend of Safety, Speed and Sophistication”, a smarter revolution of the brand’s dynamic midsize sedan. Equipped with the advanced driving dynamics by introducing the new All-Wheel Drive system with the electronic limited-slip differential which assists in optimizing the traction in any driving situations, a 360 degree approach to safety and elegant new front and rear signature styling with more improved turbo engines to deliver class-leading performance.

Let’s unveil its redefined features that make it a fierce competitor in its class:

Redefined Bold and Eye Catchy Interior and Exterior : New Regal flaunts redefined boldness and beauty in its new front and rear styling adorned with signature wing-shape jewel-like LED daytime running lamps and LED tail lamps for enhanced visibility. It also gets revamped interior with highly crafted premium materials and luxurious details along with new vertical air intakes and a deck lid spoiler to take your confidence to the new heights.

A 360 Degree Approach to Safety : The new Regal is boosted with an array of radar and camera based safety features for surround protection like rear cross traffic alert, lane change alert, side blind zone alert, lane departure warning, forward collision alert and collision mitigation braking, a radar-based autonomous emergency braking system. Adaptive Cruise control senses the traffic in front of the Regal enables easy adjustment of vehicle speed, including stopping it in heavy traffic and speeding it up again to ensure safe driving distance.

2014 Buick Regal GS Sedan Unveiled

Enhanced In-vehicle Connectivity with Intellilink : Buick features enhanced in-vehicle connectivity with next generation advanced Buick IntelliLink2 system featuring natural-language voice activation, Bluetooth®3 connectivity, Smartphone integration and Pandora®, streaming internet radio with simple and more intuitive controls.

2014 Buick Regal Interior Luxury

Customized and Athletic Driving Experience : New Buick Regal Turbo moves one step further with 2.0 Litre direct-injected turbocharged that delivers 18 percent more output for 259 horsepower and makes it one of the most power-dense automotive engines. Its innovative eAssist technology combines a compact yet powerful electric motor and an advanced lithium ion battery with its efficient and optional 2.4 Litre direct injected 4-cylinder engine.

2014 Buick Regal GS Sedan With Bold And Attractive Looks

With its new interior and exterior style tweaks and power packed technology advancements, Buick’s new Regal brings the sporty-refined driving experience. The new Regal GS has premiered at the New York International Auto Show, from March 29th till April 7th 2013.

Photos of 2014 Buick Regal

2014 Buick Regal Preliminary Specifications

Overview

Models: 2014 Buick Regal Luxury Sport Sedan with eAssist, Regal Turbo and Regal GS
Body style / driveline: four-door, five-passenger front engine transaxle. front-wheel-drive midsize vehicle
Construction: steel body frame integral (unibody) with front and rear crumple zones; galvanized steel front fenders, hood, roof, door panels, one-piece bodyside outer panel, thermal plastic olefin (TPO) bumper fascias
EPA vehicle class: Midsize
Manufacturing location: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Key competitors: Acura TSX, Volkswagen CC, Volvo S60, Lexus IS 250, Audi A4, Infiniti Q50

Engines

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
Compression ratio: 11.2:1 9.5:1
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 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

Transmissions

Hydra-Matic 6T40 Hydra-Matic 6T70 GM F40-6
Type: six-speed transverse, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive six-speed transverse, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive six-speed manual
Application: std w/ 2.4L eAssist std. Regal Turbo / GS opt. Regal GS with FWD
Gear ratios (:1):
First 4.58 4.48 3.92
Second 2.96 2.87 2.04
Third 1.91 1.84 1.32
Fourth 1.45 1.41 0.95
Fifth 1.00 1.00 0.76
Sixth 0.75 0.74 0.62
Reverse 2.94 2.88 3.75
Final Drive 2.64 2.77 3.76

Electric Drive System (Regal With eAssist)

Type: belt-driven, liquid-cooled motor/generator unit and lithium-ion battery system; air-cooled power electronics and battery pack
Maximum electric generating power: 15 kW @ 1570-3180 rpm
Maximum electric motor torque (cranking): 110 lb.-ft. / 150 Nm
Maximum electric motor torque (electric assist): 79 lb.-ft. / 107 Nm @ 1,000 rpm
Maximum electric motor power (electric assist): 15 hp / 11.2 kW @ 1,000-2,200 rpm
Lithium-ion battery: 115V, 0.5-kWh, 15 kW peak power

Chassis/Suspension

Front: independent, MacPherson strut-type with dual-path mountings, specifically tuned coil springs, direct-acting stabilizer bar (hollow); hydraulic ride bushings; continuous damping control; HiPer Strut suspension standard on GS and AWD models. Interactive Drive Control System standard on GS
Rear: four-link independent rear; hollow stabilizer bar; continuous damping control (FWD models); Interactive Drive Control System standard on GS. H-arm suspension standard on AWD models
Traction control: all-speed using engine torque reduction and brake intervention
Steering type: electric rack-and-pinion power-assisted (dual-pinion design) with eAssist and Regal Turbo with FWD; belt-driven electric power steering standard on GS and AWD models
Steering wheel turns lock-to-lock: 2.68 (18- and 19-inch wheels)
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m): 37.4 / 11.4
Steering ratio: 15.2:1

Brakes

Type: four-wheel disc w/ABS and electronic stability control
Brake rotor diameter – front
(in / mm):
2.4L: 11.7 / 296 vented; single-piston, cast iron caliper2.0L (Turbo): 12.6 / 321 vented; single-piston, cast iron caliper2.0L (GS): 13.6 / 345 vented; four-piston, aluminum Brembo caliper
Brake rotor diameter – rear
(in / mm):
2.4L: 11.5 / 292 solid; single-piston, aluminum caliper2.0L (Turbo and GS): 12.4 / 315 vented; single-piston, aluminum caliper

Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type: 17-inch machined alloy (eAssist)18-inch 13-spoke painted alloy (std. on Turbo)18-inch chrome alloy (avail. on Turbo)

19-inch alloy, 5-Twin Spoke (std. on GS)

20-inch polished alloy, 5-Twin Spoke (avail. on GS)

Tires: Michelin Energy Saver P235/50R17 low rolling-resistance all season (std. on eAssist)Michelin Pilot MXM4 Primacy P235/50R18 (std. on Sedan and Turbo)Goodyear Eagle RSA P245/40R19 (std. on GS)

Pirelli P-Zero P255/35-ZR20 summer rated (avail. on GS)

Dimensions
Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm) : 107.8 / 2738
Overall length (in / mm): 190.2 / 4831
Overall width (in / mm): 73.1 / 1857
Overall height (in / mm): 58.4 / 1483
Front track (in / mm): 62.4 / 1585
Rear track (in / mm): 62.5 / 1588

Interior

Seating capacity (front / rear): 2 / 3
Headroom (in / mm): 38.8 / 986 (front)
36.8 / 935 (rear)
Legroom (in / mm): 42.1 / 1069 (front)
37.3 / 947 (rear)
Shoulder room (in / mm): 56.7 / 1440 (front)
54.4 / 1382 (rear)
Hip room (in / mm): 55.4 / 1407 (front)
52.3 / 1328 (rear)

Capacities

EPA passenger volume
(cu ft / L) :
96.8 / 2741
EPA interior volume (cu ft / L): 111.1 / 3146
Cargo volume (cu ft / L): 11.1 / 314 (2.4L eAssist – estimated)
14.2 / 402 (2.0L – estimated)
Fuel tank (gal / L): 15.8 / 59 (2.4L eAssist)
18 / 70 (2.0L)
Engine oil (qt / L): 2.4L: 5.0 / 4.7
2.0L: 6.3 / 6.0
Curb weight (lb / kg): 3600 / 1633 (2.4L)
3671 / 1665 (2.0L Turbo)
3710 / 1683 (2.0L GS)

*SAE certified.
Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

Auto News Release Source : General Motors[Buick]