Buick Regal GS Cranks 270 HP and 295 Lb-Ft of Torque: Get Yours At Briggs Buick GMC

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The Buick Regal GS is a powerful car and is now available at Briggs Buick GMC

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The sales professionals at Briggs Buick GMC cannot wait to sell the new Regal GS to someone. As the leading Buick and GMC dealer in Manhattan, Kansas and surrounding areas, they have a commitment to helping the local community - even those who like a little extra power under the hood of their vehicle.

Regal GS’s exclusive Ecotec 2.0L direct-injected turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivers more torque than Acura TSX V-6, Audi A4 Sport, Lexus IS 250 and Volvo S60 T5. Torque is the twisting force a driver feels when accelerating and is what helps get the car moving forward - quickly.

“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.”

Some Ecotec 2.0L turbo engine highlights include direct injection, continuously variable valve timing, forged steel crankshaft, twin scroll design turbocharger and an efficient intercooler system. The peak torque of 295 lb-ft is achieved at a relatively low 2400 rpm. There is 95 percent of peak torque available between 2300 and 4900 rpm.

The GS cuts a sportier stance, too, with a lower ride height than other Regal models and aggressive 19-inch, 5-Twin Spoke alloy wheels and all-season tires (20-inch, 5-Twin Spoke polished alloy wheels with performance tires are optional).

“The 2012 Regal GS is well balanced with dynamic ride and handling, powerful brakes, great acceleration and excellent fuel economy,” said Robert Casparian, Regal product marketing manager. “And the fact that one can get such great performance in a gorgeous sport sedan makes it even more attractive.”

Any local Kansas residents who are interested in seeing the new Buick Regal or taking one for a test drive are urged to stop by Briggs Buick GMC. As the premiere Buick dealer in Manhattan, Kansas, they have a great selection of new and used Buick and GMC models available for sale. Their sales team can answer questions about any of the new 2011 models without any pressure.


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