As the 20th century arrived, the very
first motorcars were making rare appearances on the streets of America.
It was still an era primarily of horses and railroads. Yet, on May 19,
1903, the Buick Motor Company was
incorporated. David Dunbar Buick was an early engine innovator that
developed the overhead valve engine. In 1904, William C. Durant came on
board at Buick to navigate this new type of motorized buggy through
truly uncharted waters...
Chevrolet made the Grand Sport for buyers who wanted to improve the handling and acceleration of the base Corvette but didn't need the more powerful engine or cost of the Z06. Chevy added the stiffer springs, bigger dampers, thicker anti-roll bars, and larger tires (P275/35ZR18 in front and P325/30ZR19 in back) from Z06 to the base Corvette and got a car with a good balance between speed and handling. The body got...
Although in the past, Buick's vehicles have been stereotyped as cars for an older demographic, the brand has found ways to reinvent itself through the past few years, developing new models which are both sleek and sophisticated.
The average age of a Buick buyer five years ago was 64. Now it's 57.
The restyled Buick Regal is largely responsible for attracting thsi new segement of younger buyers. The average age...
A guy as big as former NBA superstar Shaquille
O'Neal couldn't possibly have just one nickname.
latest ad, aptly named "Big," Shaq smoothly boasts of his 15
larger-than-life nicknames, ranging from Big Shamrock to Big Aristotle.
And a 16th nickname make be in order: Big Smoocher. In this playful
commercial for the car company's second-generation Buick
LaCrosse, Shaq plants a big one on the forehead of a petite
The 2011 Cadillac SRX
has some big shoes to fill. It's a Cadillac so it has a certain
cachet, but it has to have good quality components, adequate
acceleration, plenty of room and something for the kids to watch on long
The 2011 Cadillac SRX lives up to its name in every
aspect. The engine provides more than enough power for any driver. The
interior is full of extra features that make driving the Cadillac SRX
good for long trips. The exterior looks like a Cadillac ought to look.
the side, the SRX had long broad lines that suggest importance and
size. The front is properly heavy and complicated, The roof slopes back
in an aggressive line. The interior is where the people who own a
Cadillac live and General Motors is aware of that. They used quality
materials and striking design to make any drive in the SRX enjoyable.
Anyone buying a Cadillac expects unusual luxury touches and the SRX has
them. If you want to consult the navigation system, a touch screen rises
out of the dash instead of dominating the front of the dashboard. The
entertainment system for the rear seats will play two different programs
at once. Really a good idea if you have kids of different ages...
For players, coaches, and fans, March Madness means great games, exciting upsets, and unforgettable moments that are etched into college basketball history. For Buick, March Madness in 2013 is another opportunity to allow fans to relive those iconic moments and to team up with the Samaritan's Feet charity to distribute shoes to needy children.
For the third consecutive year, Buick and Samaritan's Feet are assisting each other in an effort...
It may be down the road before it arrives to dealerships, the redesigned 2014 model of the Buick Lacrosse will be sure to turn some heads.
Between the down-home of Chevrolet and the Hollywood-Vegas glitz that is Cadillac, GM's Buick division offers cars for sophisticated drivers who don't like being conspicuous but do appreciate high performance and a little luxury behind the wheel. Nowhere is that niche better defined...
According to a recent article on Autoblog.com, Jay Leno has always been known as a car lover.
In several episodes of Jay Leno's Garage, his attention was recently turned to the classics, notably a Buick model. The 1957 Buick Roadmaster is one of those classics. It was crafted the way cars were back then. They were huge, sturdy and built to last. Like Jay pointed out, they featured lots of chrome and they were better left exactly the way they came...
In a new commercial for the Sierra 1500, GMC takes a creative approach to demonstrating the class-leading professional-grade engineering of this very popular pickup truck: the push-up.
Before it became a commercial, this was a real-world test meant to evaluate the Sierra's durability in extreme scenarios. GMC engineers took a standard Sierra 1500 from the assembly line to a dockyard, and then they connected it at the corners to four heavy-duty winches using solid-steel...