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Founded by Scottish-born David Dunbar Buick in 1899, Buick holds the distinction of being the oldest active American car company, and is also the seed from which the General Motors super corporation sprung. With early models built to replicate a living room within an automobile, Buick quickly earned the nickname of "the moving couch of America," and has stayed true to its original concept as an entry-level luxury vehicle over the years. Today, Buick continues its tradition of quality craftsmanship and comfort while managing to remain fresh, with recent models such as the Verano and Regal GS reinvigorating the badge with their cool looks and performance engineering.

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A three-quarter front view of the 2017 Buick LaCrosse

Buick LaCrosse
It's finally here, a far less stuffy and uninspiring design for the near-luxury LaCrosse. The mid-size sedan's 2017 facelift also comes with modern interior features like Google Play and Apple CarPlay technology.

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A three-quarter front view of the 2016 Buick Cascada Convertible

Buick Cascada Convertible
Drop the top in Buick's new Cascada Convertible, a recent addition to the company's 2016 lineup. It has a 2 + 2 design and a sophisticated chassis, which sends the roof back in 17 seconds.

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2014 Buick Verano

Buick Verano Turbo
Exceptionally quiet and smooth riding, the Verano turbo exhibits traditional Buick qualities. Its 2.0 liter turbo engine makes it relatively quick, but the Verano is still no sports sedan.

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2014 Buick Lacrosse Premium

Buick Lacrosse Premium
Updated for the 2014 model year, the Buick LaCrosse matches stylish yet sensible looks with a tech-savvy interior and a choice of either a V6 or a fuel-sipping mild hybrid engine

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Buick Encore Premium
A new arrival for the 2013 model year, the Buick Encore inhabits a unique position in the luxury American badge's lineup. Boasting the shortest wheelbase of any current Buick model, this cute crossover is perfect for city driving.

A three-quarter rear view of a 2013 Buick Encore Premium

A three-quarter front view of a 2012 Buick Regal GS

Buick Regal GS
Conceived as the performance-oriented edition of Buick's upscale midsize sedan, the Regal GS features a powerful, turbocharged 2.0-liter ECOTEC engine and an agile, sport-tuned suspension alongside a host of handsome features like turn-by-turn navigation and heated leather seats.

Buick Regal Premium II
This luxurious take on the Buick Regal combines the same stylish looks and sporty performance as the base model with driver-tuned agility and a handsome interior that includes a 336-watt Harmin Kardon 5.1 Matrix sound system and advanced safety features like rear seat-mounted thorax airbags.
A three-quarter rear view of a Buick Regal Premium II

A side view of a 2011 Buick Regal CXL Turbo

Buick Regal CXL Turbo
This turbocharged version of Buick's revamped Regal showcases a sportier, more youthful side of the long-running American brand. Designed and assembled in Germany, the new Regal shares much in common with its European cousin, the Opel Insignia, and benefits greatly from the cross-cultural connection.

Buick Regal
Returning after a nearly seven year hiatus, the rejuvenated 2011 Buick Regal flaunts a flashier exterior and a sportier demeanor than its predecessors. Available with either the base 182-horsepower Ecotec 4-cylinder or a 220-horsepower turbocharged inline-4, this midsize sedan offers decent performance in a driver-friendly package.

A three-quarter front view of a white 2011 Buick Regal

A three-quarter rear view of a 2010 Buick LaCrosse CXS

Buick LaCrosse CXS
This fresh take on Buick's long-running full-sized sedan features bold exterior styling, a 3.6-liter V6 with direct injection, and an available Sport mode for a ride that is fun, responsive, and surprisingly un-grandma-like.

Buick Enclave CX
This eight-passenger luxury crossover is equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine, all-wheel independent suspension and electronic stability control system, and exhibits quiet and smooth road manners. Features include a power liftgate, Bluetooth interface, rearview camera system and ultrasonic rear parking assist.

A three-quarter rear view of a 2009 Buick Enclave CX

Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave
This comfy crossover can seat up to eight passengers, and offers a variety of luxury features like a six-disc changer, voice activated navigation system, and rear seat entertainment center.

Buick Lucerne CXL V8
This V8-powered replacement for the Park Avenue offers a wide variety of upscale niceties like heated and cooled leather seats for a fair price.

Buick Lucerne CXL V8

Buick LaCrosse CXS

Buick LaCrosse CXS
With business class-like seating and comfort, the new Buick LaCrosse CXS provides a luxurious yet affordable ride that's no longer a car just for grandma or the corporate world.

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