We’ve known about the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist mild-hybrid luxury sedan since late 2010 but GM only released the all-important pricing details for the car this week, with its sticker coming in at $29,960 before an $860 destination charge. Interestingly, GM has made the advanced eAssist drivetrain the standard option on its latest Buick LaCrosse, though a 303 horsepower and 264 pound-feet of torque 3.6-liter V-6 is available at no extra cost on some trim levels. The LaCrosse also comes with front-wheel drive as standard, though an all-wheel drive option will also be offered. As for...
2011 Chicago Auto Show: 2012 Buick Regal With eAssist
We first saw GM’s new-generation of ‘eAssist’ mild-hybrid technology in the 2012 Buick LaCrosse, where it is equipped as a standard feature on the base four-cylinder LaCrosse. Today GM is announcing that the 2012 Buick Regal will also come with eAssist, though it will be offered...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Report: Buick Regal Hybrid Coming To Chicago Auto Show
Buick has yet to officially confirm the plans, but reports are breaking that the Buick Regal Hybrid will be on display at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. Borrowing the eAssist hybrid system from the LaCrosse, the Regal Hybrid is expected to turn in 25 percent gains, reaching as high as 24 mpg city and...Nelson Ireson
New eAssist Mild-Hybrid Technology Debuting On 2012 Buick LaCrosse
The new Buick Lacrosse and Regal have made waves with their attractive design and overall build quality since their arrival in showrooms, but soon they’ll also be recognized for stellar fuel economy. General Motors is bringing back its mild hybrid technology next year, beginning with the 2012...Viknesh Vijayenthiran