2018 Buick Regal GS: Yes, That’s a Buick!

2018 Buick Regal GS

2018 Buick Regal GS

When is the last time you put “sporty” and “Buick” in the same sentence? That’s about to change!

The 2018 Buick Regal GS made its world debut in July as a more powerful, sportier cq5dam.web.1280.1280 (1)version of the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback.

“This is a sport sedan designed for everyday driving, but one that makes every drive special,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of Global Buick and GMC, in a press release.

It offers 310 horsepower, a V6 engine, and nine-speed transmission AWD with active cq5dam.web.1280.1280 (3)twin clutch. Its performance seats are heated, ventilated and — get this — massaging.

Nineteen-inch wheels are standard, as are a sport-tuned exhaust system and flat-bottom steering wheel and metal pedals. The vehicle has unique sport front and rear fascias, side skirts and a rear spoiler.

“With the all-new 2018 Regal GS, we set to make  a driver-focused, engaging and entertaining sport sedan without sacrificing the smooth ride and refined character expected of any modern Buick,” Aldred said.

The 2018 Regal GS offers a standard 8-inch diagonal touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, and cq5dam.web.1280.1280Android Auto. With an optional Driver Confidence II package, it includes safety features like Front Pedestrian Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, and Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Automatic Braking.

Every Regal comes with a 3 month/3 gigabyte trial of OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, as well as 5 years of the OnStar Basic Plan at no additional cost.

With an MSRP of $39,990, the 2018 Buick Regal GS will go on sale in early 2018.

New Year, New Look for the 2018 Chevy Traverse!

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When you look at the long list of available features on the new 2018 Chevy Traverse, it leaves you wondering why  you wouldn’t get one!

The vehicle, now available in new RS and High Country trims, offers plenty of room for the whole family, a quiet and comfortable ride, and great safety, tech, and convenience features!

Some impressive new features include:
Traction  Mode Select: Adjust performance based on road and surface conditions with the simple turn of a dial — whether you have the available all-wheel drive or the standard front-wheel drive.
Adaptive Cruise 2018-traverse-interiorControl: This automatically maintains a preset distance from the
vehicle in front of you, even during stop and go traffic.
Intellibeam Headlights: These automatically switch to high beams when driving conditions are too dark, then switch back to low beams when an oncoming vehicle is detected.
Rear Seat Reminder: When a second-row door is open and closed during or just before a trip, this reminds you to check the back seats with five chimes and a message in the driver information center.
D-optic Headlamps: Available on Premier and High Country trims, these offer a crisp and smooth beam that is more like daylight and easier on your eyes. The Traverse is the first vehicle in the industry to offer these.

The vehicle offers a hands-free programmable liftgate to make preparing for a 2018-chevrolet-traverse-crossover-suv-mo-performance-1480x551-04trip simple. It also offers up to 14 available advanced safety technologies, including forward collision alert, front pedestrian braking, low speed automatic braking, lane keep assist, full speed forward auto braking, and Surround Vision.

Want one? They will be available at Runde Chevrolet in East Dubuque, IL, and Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville, WI, later this year!

Learn more: http://www.chevrolet.com/all-new-2018-traverse.html

2018 GMC Terrain Revealed!


Yesterday, GMC revealed the all-new 2018 GMC Terrain on Facebook Live at the Detroit Auto Show.

The 5-passenger crossover SUV will have three available turbocharged engines: 1.5L and 2L gas engines, and a 1.6L turbo diesel.  It has a whole new look with C-shaped signature LED lighting an aerodynamic, muscular stance. Inside, it features fold-flat seats, including the front passenger seat, a re-designed electronic shifter, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility!

“It is a striking design with functional beauty,” said Helen Emsley, executive director of Global GMC Design, in a press release. “There’s confidence and optimism in its stance, with exceptional attention to detail that speaks to GMC’s rise as a premium brand.”

shiftingThe new electronic shifter creates more room in the center console, but it may take some getting used to!  It also has a Traction Select system, which allows you to choose your traction based on driving conditions.

It will be available in SL, SLE, SLT and Denali trim levels when it arrives at our Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC dealership in Platteville this summer!

                                            Spec Highlights:

           EXTERIOR                                            INTERIOR
Available LED Headlamps                              Fold Flat Front and Second Row Seats
LED Tail Lamps                                                  Re-imagined Center Console
Redesigned GMC Grille                                   Available Heated Second Row Seats
Wraparound-style Windows                         Contrast Stitching

PERFORMANCE                                      SAFETY (Available features)
1.5L I-4 Turbo                                                       Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking
Available 2.0L I-4 Turbo                                   Semi-Automatic Parking Assist
Available 1.6L I-4 Turbo Diesel                       Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning
Traction Select System                                      Side Blind Zone Alert
Electronic Precision Shift                                 Rear Park Assist

Learn more: http://www.gmc.com/suvs/2018-terrain-small-suv.html