2018 Buick Regal GS: V6, AWD, 9-speed auto sports model joins range

The new 2018 Buick Regal GS is available in the US only with a liftback body, and a 3.6-liter V6 with 310hp (231kW) and 282 lb-ft (382Nm).

The naturally aspirated V6 has a cylinder deactivation and automatic engine stop/start. The Regal GS has a standard twin clutch AWD system based on the Focus RS’, and a 9-speed automatic as standard.

There’s Continuous Damping Control suspension that can make 500 adjustments per second, new sporty front and rear fascias, new side skirts, 19-inch wheels, sports brakes with Brembo front calipers, sports exhaust, flat bottom steering wheel, and metal pedals.

A headup display is available, as is lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, and automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection.

The 2018 Regal GS starts at US$39,990.