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Becoming the Underdog Again: 2014 Buick Regal AWD Review

March 7, 2014

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Just as the Buick Regal gets updated for the 2014 model year, the compact/midsize luxury sports sedan finds itself suddenly surrounded by new entries including the 2015 Audi A3 and 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA250. The Buick Regal, however, now has more standard horsepower than both of those cars, and…

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Shinier Than Ever: 2014 Buick LaCrosse V-6 Review

February 7, 2014

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The 2014 Buick LaCrosse full-size sedan is beautiful, but that’s not always enough these days to attract buyers in the face of capable competition. When I drove a newly refreshed 2014 LaCrosse V-6 after already having reviewed a 2012 LaCrosse eAssist four-cylinder model, I wondered if it had what it took to keep up.

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Review: 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist – Not LaCrosse GLamorous

March 19, 2012

The Buick LaCrosse GL concept demonstrated how impressive the brand’s full-size, front-drive-based luxury sedan could look, but the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist proves to be the yin to that yang, wiping away much of the style that so effectively distinguishes the LaCrosse from competitors like the outgoing Lexus ES.

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Styling Size-Up: 2012 Buick Verano

January 14, 2012

2012 Buick Verano Front Side View

The Refreshing or Revolting series consistently become the most popular posts on Motor Trend’s WOT–Styling Size-Up is the brand’s latest expansion, covering vehicles that have no direct and recent automotive predecessor. One of the first vehicles featured in this styling analysis blog series was the enigmatic 2012 Buick Verano compact luxury sedan.

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First Test: 2011 Buick Enclave CXL AWD — Still a Looker, but Getting Rough Around the Edges

June 17, 2011
2011 Buick Enclave Front View In Motion
First introduced in the 2008 model year, the Buick Enclave eight-passenger quasi-luxury crossover has most of the bases covered, but there haven’t been any significant updates to the model since it first arrived in showrooms. Back then, we said the Enclave re-justified the brand’s existence. Thing is, we also said the big crossover still needed work.
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Verdict: 2010 Buick LaCrosse CXS – Convincing Buyers to LaCrosse Over Lexus

May 25, 2011
2010 Buick Lacrosse CXS Rear Three Quarters
Buick must have been tired of watching Lexus build its reputation on cars that dominate the comfortable luxury sedan segment the American brand onceruled. The ES sedan was Lexus’ top-selling vehicle for seven of the first 10 years the brand existed.
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Our Cars: 2010 Buick LaCrosse – Technology and Design

September 14, 2010

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Like the red 2008 Cadillac CTS in the photo above at the left, the Buick LaCrosse is impressive before you pull away from the curb — especially at night. Similar to Subarus and other cars, the LaCrosse’s gauges do a full sweep upon startup, but with the LaCrosse, those turning HIDs sweep back and forth, as well.

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