At the 2010 North American International Auto Show, which took place in Detroit in January, Buick has stunned the crowd with its high-performance Buick Regal GS show vehicle. After tons of positive consumer feedback, the American brand has officially announced that it will build the powerful GS ride.

With the exact date of the Regal GS' batch production start still in mystery, Buick has already launched the base Regal CXL, which can be ordered at any GM dealership across the US on a price of just $26,495.

The GS show car was engineered as a preview of the unique potential that the Regal model possesses. Its exclusive features can be spotted in any of the ride's compartments – exterior, interior and power. Under the bonnet, the soon-in-production-ride sports a turbocharged block with 255 horsepower (190 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb.-ft.) of maximum torque, which is mated to a six-speed manual transmission and an advanced adaptive all-wheel-drive system. On the outside it gets two additional vertical front air intakes, unique rocker panels, integrated rear spoiler, dual exhaust outlets and a set of sleek 20-inch aluminum rims wrapped in top-end tires. In the cabin, the sporty line is still in domination with a racing-inspired sport steering wheel, sport shifter, metal pedals and Recaro front seats with four-way lumbar support and cushion extensions.

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