To some, the differentiation between the Buick LaCrosse and Regal is as clear as the digital logo on GM’s Renaissance Center world headquarters on a sunny day… while others have difficulty understanding why both platform mates both exist in the Buick product portfolio.
In this video, Buick Exterior Design Director Phil Zak discusses the exterior enhancements of the 2014 Regal and 2014 LaCrosse, and how each shows the personality of modern Buick.
For instance, the LaCrosse is the flagship, according to Mr. Zak (not sure if it deserves the title, but ok): it’s graceful, bold, and elegant, and the refreshed design captures all of that grace and beauty. Meanwhile, the Regal is the athlete of the family — designed for a spiriting driving experience that’s sportier. The Regal, especially in the range-topping GS trim, demonstrates its purpose even further with a distinctively-dynamic and bold exterior, with prominent front vertical air intakes as well as wing-shaped LED headlamps and taillamp graphics.
At the end of the day, both LaCrosse and Regal tell the Buick story — from dynamic and sporty to refined and luxurious: