Looks like it's doing just fine in Europe.
Reviewers are a schizophrenic lot.
They'll review a Buick and complain it's soft riding and not good for
the "twisties" and talk about how they prefer a European ride.
Then this guy tests a German-made "European" Buick and says,
"Driving enthusiasts may yearn for Detroit to import as-is those Euro-
buggies that handle so well, seem so solid. But America generally
prefers cars more inviting, sensible, refined and comfortable.
Regal ? potentially great once rightly tailored for this market ?
demonstrates the downside of hurrying Euro cars into this market without
significant and sufficient Americanization."
And of course he complains about the cupholders.
You might be surprised what a MAJOR issue cupholders really are, especially
for the women.
My stepdaughter shopped for a new car for literally months, and finally
found one with her
ideal cupholder (Honda Pilot).
My sister actually wrote to Ford Motor Company and complained about the
her Thunderbird. She got an answer, and a commitment to do better (whether
it or not).
That Buick rebadge is an Opel, and I am sure it is Americanized. They will
sell some of them, but I dont see that it is destined to solve any of GM/s
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