Get a Grip No Matter What the Weather

2014 Buick Regal GS AWD

2014 Buick Regal offers all-weather all-wheel-drive

Along with the technology, safety, and styling enhancements offered on the redesigned Buick Regal and Regal GS, is the newly available advanced all-wheel-drive.

“Living in the Snowbelt, Corry, Erie, Warren and Jamestown, NY drivers, associate all-wheel-drive vehicles with wintery weather, the Regal’s on-demand automatic AWD system is designed to help provide better control in all weather and road conditions, including dry surfaces” said Robert Crotty of Crotty Chevrolet Buick.

Using a system that can distribute power both front to rear and side to side, the Regal is able to shift torque to the wheels based on vehicle data and driver input. When trekking through snow and icy conditions better control is achieved through improved traction and stability with drive to all four wheels.

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2013 Chevrolet Equinox LS All Wheel Drive – Special of the Week

Why should St. Nick have all the fun around the holidays?
2013 Chevrolet Equinox Lease

This year Crotty Chevy is giving more. We’re giving more savings, more cash back and more great deals on the cars that offer more, like this 2013 Chevrolet Equinox LS All Wheel Drive.  Now until January 2, 2013, You can lease this sporty crossover for $277.00 per month with No Money Down for 36 Months.*

A Crossover Designed To Encourage Freedom

Chevy Equinox is engineered with road trips in mind— whether it’s to work in the morning— a weekend excursion or cross country vacation, Equinox is up to the task. Meticulous craftsmanship and upscale appointments will appeal to your stylish side while  29 MPG highway will appeal to your sensible side.

Equinox is ideal for both family and friends. Equinox seats five comfortably and offers the most rear-seat legroom in its class, available Chevrolet MyLink connects you like nothing else. It also offers advanced safety and security features for any road trip. This is the crossover you’ve been waiting for.

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Magic Magnets Give Buick Crossovers AWD Refinement

Drivetrain technology making all-wheel drive lighter, smoother and more responsive 

2013 Buick Encore

Buick’s all-new luxury small crossover, the Encore, features an “Active On-Demand” all-wheel drive system similar to Enclave, which makes its operation imperceptible to the driver. It’s designed to give Encore the fluid drive characteristics and sure-footed traction by using a magnetic charge to engage a clutch at the rear axle preemptively when the vehicle is at rest.

When snow inevitably starts falling over the General Motors Proving Ground in Michigan this winter, Buick engineers will use the conditions to put the finishing touches on the Encore luxury small crossover. It arrives early next year at Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry, PA as the brand’s first entry into the burgeoning small crossover segment.

Encore’s “Active On-Demand” all-wheel drive is designed to give the vehicle the fluid drive characteristics and sure-footed traction Buick drivers expect but in a smaller, lighter package. Unlike traditional systems that engage all four drive wheels after slip is detected, Encore uses a magnetic charge to engage a clutch at the rear axle preemptively when the vehicle is at rest because slippage is most likely to occur just as the vehicle begins to move. If no slip is detected, a computer control automatically disengages the preemptive torque to the clutch once the Encore is underway, returning the system to a primarily front-drive operation.

“A Buick all-wheel drive system has to deliver the best traction possible, and it has to do it in a way that’s totally imperceptible to the driver,” said Robert Crotty of Crotty Chevrolet Buick. “Buick has engineered the Encore’s lightweight, responsive and refined system to deliver on the expectations of demanding luxury buyers.”

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