New Car Reviews

Gran Sport Euro: 2012 Buick Regal GS

Story by Dan Lyons, special to the Times Union

A 2012 Buick Regal GS, recently named to the Hagerty Insurance "Hot List" of future collectibles, sits in front of current collectible Buicks including (l to r) a 1963 Riviera, a 1970 GSX, and a 1987 GNX (2/2/2012 at the GM Heritage Center)

“There's no replacement for displacement.”

This used to be the party line of the old school guys when it came to high performance cars. The idea was that when it comes to fast cars, nothing beats a big motor for getting it done. (Full disclosure: I have been accused of being old school. I don't deny it, mainly because these are the only occasions when my name and education are mentioned in the same sentence).

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Sharp Sedan: 2012 Buick LaCrosse E-Assist

Story by Dan Lyons, special to the Times Union

2012 Buick LaCrosse E-Assist (photo courtesy General Motors Corp.)

LaCrosse is Buick's big, four door sedan. This body style ruled the American road for decades; since overtaken in the large vehicle segment by variations on the Sport Ute/crossover theme.

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2018 Car Calendars

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The page has direct links to the publisher’s website (Tide-Mark Press), where you’ll find photos and a description of each title, along with purchase information.  

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