Buick Regal GS Delivers 270 Horsepower and More: Joyce Buick GMC is Very Impressed

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Ecotec turbocharged engine packs a lot of power.

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The 2012 Buick Regal GS will do 0-60 MPH in 6.7 seconds and arrives at dealerships this fall. A first for Buick, the Regal GS beats imports with 270 horsepower and 295 foot-torque and has the exclusive Ecotec 2.0-liter direct-injected turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Joyce Buick GMC of Mansfield has been proudly carrying the Buick Regal in Mansfield, Ohio, year after year and the 2012 Buick Regal GS will be a welcomed addition.

Beyond the performance appeal of the Buick Regal GS, the GS will deliver fuel efficiency, superior safety features and a sporty look. An estimated 28 MPG highway will keep drivers enjoying the four cylinders, yet the turbo charged engine will make it feel like a V-6. The Regal GS comes with the Interactive Drive Control System chassis technology, improving vehicle stability. The driver has three options to choose from: GS mode for optimal steering control through tight maneuvering. Standard mode is the default mode is ideal for every day driving and Sport mode is an in between for standard and GS modes. Furthering the high safety standards Buick sets, the Buick Regal GS has High Performance Strut (HiPerStrut) front suspension. This system enables better tire contact on pavement throughout tough corners.

“The Regal GS 2.0L turbo delivers the highest specific output of any production engine GM has ever offered, and at 135 hp per liter is the most power dense engine ever certified by SAE,” said Mike Anderson, Ecotec global chief engineer and program manager. “We’ve been combining direct injection and variable valve timing with boosted engines since 2006, and there’s no question the Regal GS turbo has the responsiveness and acceleration of some V-6s, while delivering the fuel economy you’d expect of a four-cylinder.”

Buick continues to produce innovative and sleek models that fit the needs of today’s drivers. Joyce Choice, the leading Buick and GMC dealer in Mansfield, Ohio has a great selection of Buicks. Whether in the market today or for the 2012 Buick Regal GS, today is the perfect time to stop out at Joyce Buick GMC.


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