I definitely will miss it, after reading this, even more so. I preferred the Regal with the 3. It should be noted that Aunt Teresa was in her 70s when she owned her Regal. Very minimal changes were made for the first five years. In 1975, the Century designation was dropped from the Regal line. This car is our baby. I had owned a couple 231s with spotty luck.
Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Oldsmobile customer service at 1-800-442-6537 and Pontiac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. It was a weird issue, sometimes the signal would work, sometimes just nothing. More often, Regal interiors were found to be much more luxurious than lesser Century models and featured wood-grain trim on both dashboard and door panels, and notchback bench seats with center armrests with velour, cloth or vinyl upholstery, and door-pull straps. The following year, the Buick Regal featured a brand new interior along with dual airbags. My 77 starfire and 82 cutlass supreme were not.
Buick Regal's and Century's became the only mid-sized vehicles to offer V6 engines from 1975 to 1976. One of these with the supercharged 3. We had a spoiler put on, wood grain dash accents and tinted windows done. The Regal showcased a variety of amenities that included expansive interior space, a Monsoon 8-speaker surround system, dual climate control, and heated leather seats, while the Century became mainly a reliable, economy-based vehicle based upon the W-body. . Obviously either a contact or a wiring issue within the stalk, I suppose. The blower exploded at about 98k and he had a 100k warranty.
The test car was black with dark-gray lower-body cladding, set off by chrome 16-inch wheels. Buick is definitely better built though! The same 'Colonnade' pillared hardtop roofline and greenhouse were shared with the Grand Prix, Monte Carlo, Cutlass Supreme, and the lower-priced Buick Century Luxus coupe. In the earlier years up to 2001? DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Premium gas will also insure you get the full benefit from all 240 horses under your hood! Giving the vehicle some performance that would differentiate it from the Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme and the Pontiac Grand Prix, the 3. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557194789847 ; listingsSearchManager.
On some of them the defective stalk would cause the headlights to have issues since the high beam were activated using the stalk. Both are sedans; the coupes have been dropped. The stars on this site are being a little funky, but they get a five from me! Returning to the original concept, being offered as a coupe only, and aimed specifically to the personal luxury buyer, the new Regal became the first front wheel model and had no serious performance option or edition. The styling was so much better than the 1988-96 versions of these cars and the interiors, ride and handling and reliability improved greatly. For July 4 th of that year, I took the week off and we myself, my wife and daughter decided to go on a road trip. A new four-door Colonnade sedan was debuted in 1974 until 1977, while the Colonnade hardtop coupe was featured in the Regal line in 1973.
But this trait becomes almost transparent after a bit of familiarization. Walkaround If you have any lingering doubt that General Motors can build dramatically different cars using the same basic chassis, compare the new Regal with the new Buick Century. In 1994, the motorized seatbelts remained a standard, and a driver's-side airbag was the new addition. I drove 99 miles thinking there would be a great selection of cars. All this adds up to more room inside the car, as well as in the trunk. Owned two of them, even briefly at the same time — a 1997½ in black like so many were , and a 2000 in white, both with grey leather interior.
I do like me some Buick 3800 and if Supercharged, even better! Eventually we got to Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River where we stayed at a great little boutique hotel named the Cannery Pier Hotel that as the name implies was built on the old cannery pier right next to the River. Among one of the first to react to the initial Arab oil embargo, the 1975 Buick Regal was the only mid-size vehicle in the Únited States to forego a standard V-8 engine in favor of a V-6. V-8 engine, the Regal would soon carve a niche as a powertrain innovator. We then drove through a Redwood tree it fit! Probably went quite nicely with the blower, too. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. Simply morphing into versions of the same vehicle by 1997, both the Regal and the Century were built on the same revised W platform as the Pontiac Grand Prix, Chevrolet Impala and the Oldsmobile Intrigue.
That supercharged Buick sounds like the perfect car for that type of trip. I almost didn't want to test drive because of the sounds it made. The rear seat also features a center pass-through to the trunk, for stowing longish cargo, and the option of an integrated child safety seat. Our test car came with optional heated seats, a welcome in the depths of a Michigan winter. To help make the most of traction in all driving conditions, it is also available with advanced all-wheel-drive system that incorporates an electronic limited-slip differential and HiPer Strut front suspension.
Too bad all the cheap examples now are kid-beaten… looks like I got in at the bottom of the market for well-kept ones back in 2010-11. The power was plentiful, the comfort level was good and the size was right. And looked mature which I think is important. Frequently sharing the same body and power-train as the Century, the Buick Regal was a mid-size vehicle that was produced by General Motors' Buick division from 1973 through 2004. As a bonus, a Buick Regal is pretty much invisible to the police, especially around San Francisco, which is filled with much fatter ticket-bait. Its a trailer on a lot with a selection of 6-7 cars. Interior room is a major asset of the Regal.