Posts tagged "buick"

Today's Rave: Heated things in the Buick Verano

Today's Rave: Heated things in the Buick Verano
I am perpetually cold. I mean, I’m the marathon runner who, once the temperature dips below 60 degrees, wears pants, long sleeve shirts and, yes, gloves stuffed with handwarmers. And, yes, my running group does make fun of me. Loudly. Whatevs. However, this is the backstory that helps you understand just how fully I appreciate... Read more »

Green stitching? Love it, like it or not so much?

Green stitching? Love it, like it or not so much?
It’s subtle, and I have to admit, I didn’t notice it at first. But once I saw it, it became glaringly obvious. Like a beacon in the darkness. At first I liked it. Then I didn’t like it. Now, I kind of think I might like it again. What in the heck am I talking about?... Read more »

Today's Rant: OnStar + Nav = #Fail

Today's Rant: OnStar + Nav = #Fail
OK, I want to start by saying I love OnStar. And, I also love having an in-car navigation system complete with 4-color map. But, when it comes to General Motors vehicles, I recommend that you get one or the other. Not both. I recently drove the Buick Regal, and it had both OnStar and a... Read more »
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Today's Rave: Heated seats in Buick Regal

Today's Rave: Heated seats in Buick Regal
With the recent spate of warm weather in Chicago, heated seats may be the last thing on your mind. But, when it’s cold in Chicago, it’s really cold. And there’s nothing better than hot butt in a cold car. While heated seats in many cars these days are lukewarm at their hottest setting, the heated... Read more »

5 cars Chicago should watch

2012 Chevrolet Sonic The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is currently underway in Detroit, and while the news coming out of this year’s auto spectacle was a bit light, there are 5 cars Chicago should care about: the 2012 Buick Verano, the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2012 Hyundai Veloster, the Honda Civic Concept and... Read more »

Buick targets younger demographic with Regal

And what better way to do that with a smokin’ hot party and free drinks? The Buick Regal Remix comes to Chicago on July 29 at the River East Arts Center and features the local band Augustana. This balcony-laden venue provides a perfect view from all angles of the newest entry from Buick as well... Read more »
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2011 Buick Regal to make debut soon

Buick Regal GS Show Car (Concept at the Chicago Auto Show) When I was 16, I learned to drive on a Buick Regal. So, I have to say I feel slightly nostalgic about the fact that Buick is (finally) bringing back the Regal moniker. And in such a pretty package, too. Today, a group of... Read more »