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Michigan Buick Dealers of the Metro Detroit Buick GMC Dealers Association Announce Winner of 2011 Buick Regal Lease

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2011 Buick Regal

DETROIT January 19, 2011; Michigan Buick dealers of the Metro Detroit Buick GMC Dealers Association are pleased to announce the winner of their year-long 2010 Detroit Sweepstakes event. Barbara Hargett of Pontiac, Mich., was awarded a new 2011 Buick Regal Turbo on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

The 2010 Detroit Sweepstakes was a year-long contest during which more than 30 local events were held at Michigan Buick dealers. Entries were collected at those events for the grand prize: a two-year lease agreement on a 2011 Buick Regal or 2011 GMC Terrain to be honored at one of the association dealerships.

Ms. Hargett, a schoolteacher, submitted her entry for the sweepstakes through the LaFontaine Buick GMC Cadillac dealership while shopping for a used vehicle online. Ms. Hargett chose the 2011 Buick Regal Turbo.

Tom Moran, of Art Moran Buick-GMC and president of the dealer group, made the official announcement at the NAIAS on behalf of the Metro Detroit Buick GMC dealers.

"We are thrilled to present Ms. Hargett with a two-year lease on the Buick Regal, an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick and winner of NADA Guides Car of the Year Award," Mr. Moran said. “The 2011 Sweepstakes begins next week, and we're anticipating a big draw from participants as Buick and GMC vehicles continue to experience a resurgence in popularity due to their advancements in fuel efficiency, design and performance."

The Buick Regal was selected by MI Auto Times as its Top Pick for , Rising through the Ranks,’ and the vehicle is clearly a winning choice among buyers and industry analysts. With its elegant exterior that also conveys muscular strength and a new, more efficient and powerful engine, the Buick Regal continues to be one of the most talked about vehicles at Michigan Buick dealers and dealerships across the country.