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RIP Buick Regal #5285107 12/04/19 03:40 PM
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https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a30120611/buick-regal-dead/

Buick in the US will now be just offering SUVs.


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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: Quattro Pete] #5285121 12/04/19 03:53 PM
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Pretty soon they will be the next Oldsmobile.


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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: Quattro Pete] #5285127 12/04/19 03:58 PM
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Sad because it's a very nice car no one seems to buy.


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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: Quattro Pete] #5285129 12/04/19 03:59 PM
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I didn’t even know they were still around. All I see now are the Envision and the other crossover whose name escapes me.

They should just let it whither.


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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: Quattro Pete] #5285134 12/04/19 04:02 PM
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I just learned this week that there's no 2020 LaCrosse. Now the Regal gets axed. What parts support will GM lend to these discontinued models? And the owners of these models will be looking at more depreciation than they expected


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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: NormanBuntz] #5285150 12/04/19 04:17 PM
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Originally Posted by NormanBuntz


I just learned this week that there's no 2020 LaCrosse. Now the Regal gets axed. What parts support will GM lend to these discontinued models? And the owners of these models will be looking at more depreciation than they expected



I hope they weren't expecting much ...

A new, GM, sedan, is probably going to be one of the worst vehicles for for depreciation. It checks all THE WRONG boxes. Might be a great used buy in a year or two.


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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: Quattro Pete] #5285156 12/04/19 04:23 PM
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There will be a lot of sad BITOGers

Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: Quattro Pete] #5285160 12/04/19 04:30 PM
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The last regal that looked good was in 1987.

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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: Quattro Pete] #5285161 12/04/19 04:32 PM
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They're selling like hotcakes in China though...


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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: NormanBuntz] #5285167 12/04/19 04:42 PM
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Originally Posted by NormanBuntz
I just learned this week that there's no 2020 LaCrosse. Now the Regal gets axed. What parts support will GM lend to these discontinued models? And the owners of these models will be looking at more depreciation than they expected


Not as much depreciation as the Buick station wagons.


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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: Quattro Pete] #5285169 12/04/19 04:46 PM
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I hope all these axing of sedans by Ford and GM doesn't come back to bite them in the butt when and if gasoline prices begin to rise.




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Sedans are all suffering, from all makes. The pendulum will swing back at some point, but it might be 10 years?


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Originally Posted by KGMtech
Sedans are all suffering, from all makes. The pendulum will swing back at some point, but it might be 10 years?


And if it does, the nimble car manufacturer will profit and the ones late to the party will suffer.


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Re: RIP Buick Regal [Re: Quattro Pete] #5285198 12/04/19 05:31 PM
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Enough companies have bailed out of sedans that demand will soon meet or exceed supply I'm guessing. A lot of people still want a car. With so many bailing it may soon be a profitable market again.

I honestly can't imagine a lack of support for a GM car in this country. I still see people managing in Saabs.


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