Buick Regal TourX shows the secret cool of station wagons

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The station wagon is the vinyl record of the car industry. Rare, purist, and extremely cool when you find one, which means they are primed for a comeback.

So then it’s not shocking that the Buick Regal TourX I test drove stopped folks in New York traffic. It’s still an anomaly on public streets; GM told me only a few hundred have shipped. The first question everyone asked was, “What is it?” Turns out the Buick emblem on the hood, originally created in 1908 and among the oldest in the auto industry, doesn’t resonate the same way, as say, the three-pointed star. And very few people remember back to when the original Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon first hit the streets in 1947.

So for contemporary purposes, the Buick wagon is brand new to…

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