A lot of speculations have been made about a 2017 Buick Regal Grand National being released. But we were never as close to the car being released as we are not. It appears that all stars have been aligned and after years of speculations the car is making a comeback ape prance. Buick used to mare this brand almost 30 years ago and it was discontinued at some point. But not before it established a great fan base and a liking by the most appreciated of car fanatics. All of them have been interested in the model’s return and the years of waiting are finally over.
What the model brings to the table is actually a new platform. The Buick Regal Grand National is going to sport the Alpha platform. This was a concept vehicle which later on went to be used for the future Cadillac ATS and CTS designs. The platform was also the basis of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro car. It proved to be the best starting point and the way a new Grand National vehicle is supposed to be started. The model is thus going to be a rear-wheel drive vehicle as established.
Also, the car is going to take in a much more modernistic approach. As the car has been away so long out of the spotlight, it has been removed from the seen and looks dated. Thus it is just normal to remodel the car’s exterior by adding some new elements and also bolstering the inside with the added technological upgrades and comfort features. Read on this review and you will get to see what the 2017 Buick Regal Grand National brings.
Exterior Redesign and New Platform
The 2017 Buick Regal Grand National is going to take in quite a different approach for its exterior. In fact the car has gone into quite a different direction when it comes to looks of the car. The materials are going to play a big factor and a new platform is not only a change here. There are going to be some very light and quality materials incorporated here which are going to make a lot of difference for the weigh and the feel of the car.
Since the last time we have seen the Grand National was in the 80s a lot of it is going to improve and change of the modern version. This is one of the most American cars we have seen and although it is going to retain that kind of feel and features it will be bolstered with some added new elements. The limousine style is retain and some elegant liens are added across the car. Also the dimensions are going to be changed a bit and the car is going to be a bit bigger and longer. This will account for the interior comfort in a big way.
The front end of the car actually takes an aggressive approach. It has a chrome bezel and LED lights as well. The bumpers are compact and integrate nicely into the overall look of the car. Optional fog lights are available and the rear end has spoiler placed on the trunk of the car. Also in the back, there are the double flow exhaust pipes protruding down below.
Inside Appearance and Changes
Making the inside of the 2017 Buick Regal Grand National are only the best kind of materials and additions. The car has already been portrayed as a well established and luxury looking car. With the updated that comes this fact is retained and the car keeps its interior good looks and design. Only the best materials are used for the inside and the upholsteries of the seats have leather and all kinds of soft materials within the cabin. The luxury is expanded with the added space which the dimensions change brings. Thus the Regal Grand National is quite capable of packing in five people without any problems.
The steering wheel is changed a bit and it is also wrapped in the same kind of leather seen in the doors of the car. Behind the wheel is a very user friendly and digitalized apparel which has LED lights placed inside it for a much more pleasant feel and look. The middle of the cockpit also features a toucscreen which enables you to control the many functions of the car. With the expanded technological updates you can use the car to your advantage in more ways and also there is an interesting color pallet also provided for the interior.
Engine Updates and Power Ratings
There are going to be several options under the hood given for the 2017 Buick Regal Grand National. He base option will be a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which makes 270 hp and torque of 280 lb / ft. The secondary and a more powerful option is a 3.6-liter V-6 engine which promises to make 325 hp and torque of 280 lb / ft. You can chose your engine towards your liking and you can also opt between a 8 speed automatic, which is the standard choice, or go for the 10-speed automatic transmission one.
Release Date and Price
Judging by the latest information, the 2017 Buick Regal Grand National is going to be offered for sale in the middle of the year. The car gets a mid-2017 release date as we are still a bit away of getting it. But an even longer wait is over as the car is soon coming off of the production line.
As far as the pricing goes, the exact rate is still to be established and the car will cost between $ 30,000 as its starting price and perhaps come up to $ 50,000 depending on the additions that get to be used inside the car.