Buick is using the Los Angeles auto show to gauge consumer reaction to its Regal Cielo prototype, a “topless” sedan that Buick management strongly supports. But right now it's under a yellow “caution” flag with numerous engineering challenges still ahead. If it indeed gets a green light, look for it to reach market in 2001, perhaps with a $5,000 premium. “We should get strong answers during the next three months,” says Mike Doble, manager of specialty vehicles. Even then “we will still ...

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