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2012 Nevada Open Road Challenge | Race Plan for Buick Regal GS

Listen to Bill Rietow, Lead Development Engineer, describe the Regal's racing plan for the the Nevada Open Road Challenge and see what's new for this year's race. Discover the Buick Regal GS and make your own plans at http://www.buick.com/regal-luxury-sport-sedan.html


 


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2012 Nevada Open Road Challenge | Parade & Car Show





2012 Nevada Open Road Challenge | Road and Track Team & Buick Regal GS
Meet the Road and Track Team. Meet the Buick Regal GS at http://www.buick.com/regal-luxury-sport-sedan.html





2012 Nevada Open Road Challenge | Tech Inspection on Buick Regal GS
Bill Rietow takes us through the Tech Inspection for the 2012 Nevada Open Road Challenge. Inspect more of the Regal GS yourself at http://www.buick.com/regal-luxury-sport-sedan.html





2012 Nevada Open Road Challenge | Buick Regal GS Awards Ceremony
Driver Bill Rietow and Navigator John Townsend accept Buick's 2nd place award in the 135 MPH class where they were able to reach a top speed of 162 MPH! Way to go team! Be the award winner in your family and bring home a new Regal GS. Learn more at http://www.buick.com/regal-luxury-sport-sedan.html





Nevada Open Road Challenge NORC 2012 - Lamborghini Diablo 6.0 SE Car #600 (part 1)
Video footage (part 1), shot with GoPro Hero onboard a 2001 Lamborghini Diablo 6.0 SE. During the 90 mile road course of the 2012 Nevada Open Road Challenge (Silver State Classic Challenge SSCC) on State Route 318 Nevada, USA in May 2012.





2012 Buick Regal GS Turbo 6 Speed Manual, On The Road
Sponsored by http://www.couponsoffersanddeals.com (Free Digital Coupons), http://www.buttinseat.com (For Auto Dealers) and http://www.ANProximityMarketing.com (Mobile Advertising). Subscribe to our channel http://www.youtube.com/autonetwork, never miss a video or live webcast. Sit in with Virgil of Automotive Rhythms, Brad of Buick and Roosevelt as they drive the new 2012 Buick Regal GS turbo with first 6 speed manual transmission in and around Traverse City, MI where the media event was held.





!NEW! Buick LaCrosse 2014, Buick Regal [GS] 2014 - Revealed at special event (HD)
For more info visit my Blog: http://riwal888.blogspot.com/ Media get a closer look at the 2014 Buick Regal midsize sedan, and the 2014 Buick LaCrosse luxury sedan at a special event on the eve of the New York Auto Show in New York.





2014 Buick Regal GS AWD Review and Road Test
Check out my other videos! http://vid.io/xqoB Who is Alex? Find out here! http://vid.io/xqoF In my mind, Volkswagens used to be the "Euro Buick." Positioned as a note above the mass market rabble, VW's Passat shared parts with Audi's A4, the Touareg and Phaeton were luxury cars with a mass market logo on the hood. Then Volkswagen decided this was the wrong strategy for them so they repositioned VW as the German alternative to Toyota and Chevrolet. This left a gaping hole in the market for shoppers looking to step into a Eurpoean near-luxury vehicle that flew under the radar. And then Buick stepped in. Say what? That's right, Buick's Opel-based product offensive has transformed the brand from Barcalounger wheels for the octogenarian to a window into the soul of GM's German brand. This transformation isn't an easy one as Buick's problem wasn't just blue-haired buyers and slinky-soft springs. Buick is the penultimate middle child. Jammed between Chevrolet and Cadillac, brand B's mission is to give Chevy buyers something to aspire to and Cadillac buyers something to graduate from. The Buick Regal I had for a week is in even more of a tight spot being the middle child's middle child slotting between the Verano and LaCrosse. Drive GM's HiPer Strut suspension is designed to bring the steering axis more in line with the tire centerline, something you typically find in rear-wheel drive cars. Aligning the axises more closely results in better tracking, less torque steer and a front tire with a more consistent camber across the suspension's travel. Versus the outgoing model, the front tires contact patch is improved in corners when the front suspension is loaded resulting in higher grip. Coupled with an AWD system that sends 50% of the power to the rear under hard acceleration, we get the first Buick in a long time with virtually zero torque steer. The downside to the trendy new steering knuckle design is feel. Steering is very precise but suffers from the same Novocaine-laced feeback as everything else out there with electric power steering. Coupled with a 58/42 F/R weight distribution, the Regal GS has impeccable manners up to 9/10ths where things go pear-shaped and you start oversteering off into the bushes. Trouble is without steering feedback it's hard to tell where 9/10ths is located. In contrast, the Volvo S60 T6 AWD and S80 T6 AWD offer less grip but more feel. 2014 Buick Regal GS AWD Exterior-007 Driving a FWD Regal back to back with out AWD tester, I kept thinking "there's just something I dislike about the FWD model". As it turns out there is a reason the FWD Regal felt unsettled in the rear over broken pavement, the AWD model gets an entirely different "H-Link" independent rear suspension. Coupled with the active dampers, the Regal felt well composed on a variety of road surfaces despite being tuned firmer than the rest of the American and Swedish competition. Put your foot to the floor and the 2014 GS will run to 60 in 6.7 seconds, exactly the same as the W-Body Regal GS I remember with fond memories. The difference of course is that the W-Body's torque steer made the car feel like it was part car ans part carnival ride while the 2014 model tracks straight and true with zero drama all the way to a 15.2 second 1/4 mile. Stacking this up with the competition, the Regal is notably slower than the Cadillac CTS/ATS 2.0T and Volvo's 3.0L turbocharged models; and a hair slower than the 3.7L Lincoln MKZ, Lexus ES 350 and Acura TL.





2010 Big Bend Open Road Race
The event took place April 24, 2010 on US Hwy. 285 between Ft. Stockton and Sanderson Texas. Video includes the drivers meeting, car show, parade thru Ft. Stockton, race day footage from a bluff overlooking the highway and lastly the starting line at the south end for the return runs.





Tom's Turbo Garage: Buick Grand National Intro & Overview
Join me on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/TomsturboGarage In this episode we take a brief look at the history of the turbocharged Buick Grand National, talk about Andrew Filippone Jr's new movie: "BLACK AIR | The Buick Grand National Documentary" and then take an in-depth look at my 1987 Buick Grand National. This is the beginning of a multi-part series where we'll make a host of modifications to this American classic to improve its performance on the street and strip. Thanks for watching and subscribing! Check out http://www.gnmovie.com to get your copy of "BLACK AIR | The Buick Grand National Documentary" today! For more Grand National pictures and build stories, visit my website at http://gn.turbomirage.com





American Muscle Car - S02E11 - Buick GNX
http://www.facebook.com/pages/199919191991991/117872974990642 The American Musclecar series relives that incredible time when Detroit produced the most outrageous cars ever to hit the street. From the car that started it all, the 1964 Pontiac GTO, experience the glory days of power and speed through the stories of those who lived and breathed it then. This 2-disc set features twelve half-hour episodes devoted to each extraordinary muscle car from that magical era. Disc 1 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 1959-1963 Pontiac 421 Super Duty Ford Fairlane GT & Torino Talladega 427 Cobra 1963-1967 Chevrolet Corvette Camaro Z/28 Disc 2 Dodge Daytona and Plymouth Superbird The Mopar Super Stockers American Motors AMX Dodge Challenger TA and Plymouth AAR 'Cuda Buick Regal GNX 1955-1957 Chevrolet Bel Air





New Buick Regal GS / Turbocharged - (In/Out/Driving) in HD
Buick revealed the production version of the 2012 Regal GS, an even sportier expression of the Regal sport sedan that went on sale earlier this year and has attracted new buyers to the Buick family. Powered by a high-output, exclusive Ecotec 2.0L turbocharged engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission, the GS delivers an estimated 255 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque for a 0-60 mph performance of less than seven seconds. It goes on sale in the second half of 2011.





1987 Buick Grand National (Regal T-Type Turbo) Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Review
**I made an editing error at the beginning. Thanks a bunch to Streetside Classics of Charlotte, NC for allowing me to film this video! Hello and welcome to Saabkyle04! YouTube's largest collection of automotive variety! In today's video, we will take an up close and personal in depth look at the understated muscle car of the late 80s, the Buick Grand National, this one specifically the Regal T-Type. The GN and the T-Type are identical except for badging and interior trim. It wasn't until you stepped it on up to the GNX did you get the truly different package (which I will explain in the video). The GN is arguably the most menacing looking buick of all time with it's black monochrome paint scheme and turbo charged 3.8 V6 pumping out amazing performance numbers for the time period, even today! A unique experience to be able to check out one of these beasts. During this presentation, we will take a 1st person look at what the vehicle is all about beginning with the start up, performance data, fuel economy, the occasional track data, and build quality. Also, I will teach you how to use most of the interior and exterior features in a detailed fashion, that before, you could only get from going to a dealership yourself! Throughout the video, I will highlight key styling and unique differences about the vehicle, any available options, and of course it would not be an enthusiast car video without the good ole engine portion with rev and Exhaust note with interior and exterior perspectives. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CHANNEL SEE BELOW: In this channel you will find in depth reviews/tour of automobiles from all over the world, presented in a more detailed fashion than ever before. Basically, this gives the viewer the chance to view the most detailed 1st person look you can get without going to an actual dealer yourself! Every video is consistent in the way I present so viewers know what to expect in my presentations. I treat every vehicle with the same respect whether a 1960 Chevrolet Impala SS or the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador. I film all types of vehicles from past, present, and future while broadening the knowledge of the automotive enthusiast. You will see everything from vintage, brand new, exotic, mainstream, old, etc. I am very proud of this channel and have built it up from amateur videos years ago to what you see today. I wanted to share my love for the automotive world with the rest of the world. Be sure to explore the massive video variety, have fun and enjoy The Driver's Seat of YouTube! FIND ME ON THE OFFICIAL SAABKYLE04 FACEBOOK PAGE FOR CONTINUOUS UPDATES ON WHAT'S TO COME AND INTERACTING WITH OTHER FANS! http://www.facebook.com/pages/saabkyle04/315743567772





Tom's Turbo Garage: Buick Grand National Street & Strip Upgrades Part 6: Results!
in this episode, we finally get to enjoy the fruits of our labor and take the 1987 Grand National for a ride to test out it's performance and all around drivability. Join me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TomsturboGarage See more car photos, a mod list and more on my Grand National website: http://gn.turbomirage.com Get your Black Air DVD, iTunes rental t-shirts and other cool stuff at http://www.gnmovie.com Thank you for watching! -Tom





Buick Grand National Turbo Modified Import Killer
1986 Buick Grand National turbo, 500HP Import Killer Street Car.




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