That’s so gay: All-new 2018 Buick Regal TourX is a stylish wagon with utility

It looks like it rides low to the ground, but it actually has some decent ground clearance.  When the seats are down, you have 73 and ½ cubic feet of space. And it’s nice and luxurious. That pretty well sums…

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2018 Buick Regal TourX is a way, way back Outback [video review]

One of my favorite cars is the green 1970 Buick Estate wagon, woodgrain and all, that co-starred in the movie, The Way Way Back. It’s a classic America family car so familiar to Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers. But in a…

In 2018, Buick forms a more exclusive Enclave

Buick can be described as BE and AE: Before and After Enclave. Before Enclave, Buick built large, fluffy sedans for large fluffy people. After Enclave, Buicks found homes in the exclusive driveways of younger, style-conscious professionals. Beyond that, though, Buick…

2017 Buick Encore: I felt so relaxed in this car

As I was driving this year’s Buick Encore, which has a few styling upgrades from 2016, many people, including passengers, were a bit miffed.  They still make Buicks? I thought Buicks were supposed to be boats with port and starboard…

2017 Buick LaCrosse: A car with largess, luxury, and lotsa class

The all-new Buick LaCrosse doesn’t really scream Orange Is the New Black or anything gender non-conforming. But it does give off a retro kind of style and pizzazz, something that the cast of Gilligan’s Island might enjoy once they were…

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2017 Buick Encore: the crossover takes another bow

Buick was first out of the gate with a sub-compact luxury crossover and risk was rewarded with brisk sales. Apparently, there was an untapped market looking for a crossover that prioritized urban-friendly proportions and full-luxe appointments over stretched rear passenger…

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2017 Buick LaCrosse speaks Avenir

A couple of years ago, Buick rolled out the Avenir concept car on opening night of the Detroit auto show. It was a big, proud sedan riding on a rear-drive architecture. It’s big wide grille, winged Buick logo, ventiported fenders,…

Driving The 2016 Buick Cascada Convertible In Pleasantville

There’s a scene in the movie Pleasantville where Tobey Maguire’s character is driving a 1952 Buick Roadmaster convertible, arm around his babe, when all the colors change from black and white to color.  That’s kinda what it’s like to leave…

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Buick Encore Was Compact Before Compact Was Cool

The great Barbara Mandrell once sang about being “country when country wasn’t cool”.  Buick’s Encore crossover might sing a similar song of being compact before compact was cool, virtually inventing the compact luxury crossover segment with unpretentious, efficient comfort.  Now,…

2015 Buick Regal: I Love This Car!

The Buick Regal has been around longer than Hillary Clinton has had a Chelsea Morning. What has generally been consider a car destined for rental fleets, the Buick Regal has been built consistently by General Motors for the last 43…