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This 1952 Buick land-speed record holder can be yours for $195,000

This 1952 Buick land-speed record holder can be yours for $195,000 This 1952 Buick raw steel-finished beauty has a lot of titles, from its formal model name — the Super Riviera — to six-time land-speed world record holder." Up for sale at duPont Registry is the highly modified but nonetheless stunning 1952 Buick Super Riviera you see above.

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.Meanwhile, Asian brands led by Lexus and Toyota took seven of the top 10 spots along with Buick (!

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises

Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.They do look cool, but owners’ ratings pushed the Model X into the 10-worst-models ranking and dragged Tesla down to 25 of 29 brands.

Buick joins the torque-vectoring, goes-in-the-snow, all-wheel-drive show

Buick joins the torque-vectoring, goes-in-the-snow, all-wheel-drive show The Active Twin Clutch system is on the Buick Envision, a just-shipped compact “world class luxury crossover” (Buick’s words) and the refreshed 2017 Buick LaCrosse, a midsize sedan.But more torque vectoring systems are on all-wheel-drive systems, a combination of electronic and mechanical systems, such as Audi’s Quattro system, Acura’s Super-Handling All-Wheel-Drive, or BMW’s Dynamic Performance Control.

Buick flips the script, will only offer its 2018 Regal as a wagon or hatchback

Buick flips the script, will only offer its 2018 Regal as a wagon or hatchback With no sedan in sight, buyers will choose between the Regal Sportback hatchback and the Regal TourX, a wagon with SUV-like styling features, in the vein of the Subaru Outback.The Sportback features a low roofline that Buick describes as “coupe like,” giving it a sleeker look than most hatchbacks.

Buick’s renaissance continues with a sharper, more elegant Enclave

Buick’s renaissance continues with a sharper, more elegant Enclave The new 2018 Buick Enclave made its debut at the New York Auto Show.6-liter V6 that makes 306 horsepower at 6,800 rpm and 260 pound-feet of torque at 2,800 rpm.

Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show The Shanghai auto show is a good look at where the car world is headed: small, space-efficient, energy-efficient, electrified or plug-in — plus honking big SUVs for the elite who can afford the taxes.Here are the most significant cars of Auto Shanghai 2017, which runs (public days) April 21-28.

Best Diesel Cars and SUVs Worth Buying in 2017

Best Diesel Cars and SUVs Worth Buying in 2017 Still, the song of the diesel engine pounds a seductive beat among certain buyers of passenger cars and SUVs.Improved technology makes them start with minimal clatter and smoke, and at 30 mph and above, the sound is little different from that of a gasoline engine vehicle.

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans As the auto industry shifts from sedans to crossovers, SUVs, and pickups, some pretty decent sedans from GM and others will be end-of-lifed.When the Chevrolet Impala arrived four years ago, it became our Editors’ Choice.

2017 Buick Envision Review: Good SUV, Strong Competition

2017 Buick Envision Review: Good SUV, Strong Competition The new 2017 Buick Envision brings luxury and a smooth ride to the crowded class of compact SUVs.The Envision was new as a 2017 model introduced earlier this year, and the 2018 Envision due will be essentially the same vehicle.