General Motors announced on Monday that the 2011 Buick Regal Turbo will be the first direct-injected turbocharged production car that is flex-fuel-capable. With a new turbocharged Ecotec 2.0-liter in-line four-cylinder engine, the Regal will be able to run on "any blend of gasoline or E85 ethanol."
The announcement was made at the National Ethanol Conference, where participants were given a chance to test-drive the Regal and the flex-fuel GMC Terrain.
The new Regal will offer increased power as well as better fuel economy. "A sensor in the fuel system measures the blend in real time," … Read more