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I love the terrible angle that shows nothing of what the spoiler looks like on the car. Way to sell cars, GM!

Oh, c'mon. Most manufacturer's websites show horrible photogrpahy of optional equipment like that, such as Nissan showing a foglamp housing, Dodge showing a spoiler by itself as if it came fresh from a box, or Toyota pricing a 'Lower Rocker Flare' with an unvailable picture.

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You can't tell anything about how it looks, but the Lucerne definetly DOES NOT need a spoiler. The rear is perfectly fine as-is

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You know what I liked about the Honda site? When you did "build a car", whatever options you chose, changed the actual image of your car above... if you added foglights, they appeard, if you added the gold appearance package, it appeard, etc. When I do GM websites' build a car, they usually give you one trim, and that's what you get. Something little, but I like it.

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You know what I liked about the Honda site?  When you did "build a car", whatever options you chose, changed the actual image of your car above... if you added foglights, they appeard, if you added the gold appearance package, it appeard, etc.  When I do GM websites' build a car, they usually give you one trim, and that's what you get.  Something little, but I like it.

I KNOW!!! I've been playing around on car maker's sites since I was like 7, and it was always clear who had the best and who had the worst.

GM does have one of the better dealer inventory things going for it, but it has about the worst "Build Your Own" sections. I always loved how you could build a Honda/Acura and not just see a crappy blurred image of the car in a semi-correct color, but see clear front and rear angled views, and also see every little option/accessory appear on the car digitally. Very cool, and very informative.

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Looks interesting enough.

The optional Lacrosse spoiler actually looks really tasteful and adds a sporty touch.

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found this on buick.com

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You've GOT to be EFFING kidding me......

:banghead:

This company really is CLUELESS......it makes me sometimes want to just totally give up on GM....instead of causing myself any more grief....

Anyone that thinks that GM's "American Lexus" needs a tacky, cheesy, add-on spoiler on the rear of their upscale $30-40K sedan needs an brain-enema....

:hissyfit:

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You know what I liked about the Honda site?  When you did "build a car", whatever options you chose, changed the actual image of your car above... if you added foglights, they appeard, if you added the gold appearance package, it appeard, etc.  When I do GM websites' build a car, they usually give you one trim, and that's what you get.  Something little, but I like it.

.....and its always like a picture of a Lucerne CX or Impala LS when you are really building a CXS or SS....

BMW's car configutor is also one of the best out there....by changing the wheels, interior colors, wood trims, even adding "blackout trim" around the windows to replace the chrome when you pick the "sport package."

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Wow, dude...wow.

I've seen ESs with spoilers. Not the raised deck ones like the above either; off-deck Camry-like spoilers.

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remember the spoiler that ford added to the last generation taurus and sable? it really helped the lines and the visual appeal. this may help the tail end of the lucerne. there is something missing back there and i'd like to see what the car would look like with it on. my minds eye is a little fuzzy this morning. the factory spoiler option really helped the looks of my '03 bonne. it helps the looks of the new charger.

lucerne with wood, surround, nav, larger chrome wheels and now, a spoiler.

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Wow, dude...wow.

I've seen ESs with spoilers. Not the raised deck ones like the above either; off-deck Camry-like spoilers.

When?

I haven't seen ONE Lexus with a tacky add-on rear spoiler.....maybe I've seen an (old) IS model with one, I don't remember, but CERTAINLY no ES, GS, or LS....

And if there HAS been one....I'm (almost) positive it was some dealer add-on....certainly not offered from the factory.

In ANY event....it most certainly doesn't fit Buick's image....

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When?

I haven't seen ONE Lexus with a tacky add-on rear spoiler.....maybe I've seen an (old) IS model with one, I don't remember, but CERTAINLY no ES, GS, or LS....

And if there HAS been one....I'm (almost) positive it was some dealer add-on....certainly not offered from the factory.

In ANY event....it most certainly doesn't fit Buick's image....

I've seen several ES330s with spoilers and they seem factory-quality.

I'd really wait to see the car with one before chastising it so, so much.

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The thing is that some cars look better with spoilers. The Neon does, the Taurus does, Shadows absolutely need them, the Charger SRT-8 does. I mean, a spoiler that is added to a car can make a car look good or even better, so long as it's done taseffully and not tacked on. Some cars, like the EVO, WRX, and Cobalt SS look great with the larger spoilers, while others, like the 300 SRT-8 look better with small ones. Some cars, like the Corvette, look best without them. Anyway, if Caddy can put spoilers on their cars what's wrong with Buick doing it? So long as it's not the size of a Cobalt SS's :P

Wait to see the whole car before making judgement.

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When?

I haven't seen ONE Lexus with a tacky add-on rear spoiler.....maybe I've seen an (old) IS model with one, I don't remember, but CERTAINLY no ES, GS, or LS....

And if there HAS been one....I'm (almost) positive it was some dealer add-on....certainly not offered from the factory.

In ANY event....it most certainly doesn't fit Buick's image....

Almost every old-gen GS400/430 had a spoiler, though I haven't seen any ESs or LSs when them.

This one isn't so bad, and it'll keep the hip, sophisticated, accessorizing, 97-year-old Floridians happy.

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GM has a bad habit of thinking the base model can have a spoiler optional, the next trim needs it standard. Alero and Intrigue were like that. I hated the way I was forced to take the spoiler on my G6, and I've heard a lot of GTP owners say they don't like it either.

I hope it isn't the case here.

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Why the f*ck would a spoiler be offered in a Buick?

Wasn't there a spoiler offered on the last gen Regal?

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That's obviously not a GM picture, but I'm fairly certain I remember it being an option as an add-on under "accessories".

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hah...a spoiler does not belong on a buick.

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Wasn't there a spoiler offered on the last gen Regal?

My point was that a spoiler doesn't belong in a Buick. Ever.

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Wasn't there a spoiler offered on the last gen Regal?

This is my Regal Paulie, it has a Spoiler.

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Before any of you complain anymore that spoilers don't belong on Buicks get your priorities straight. Spoilers only belong on RWD FAST vehicles to be functional and even then it needs to be a really fast car to be even that useful.

Every other kind of car the spoiler is simply for cosmetics. So I'm not sure what brands spoilers are "acceptable" for but they do add something to any car considering it's only cosmetic. The Regal has a sporty history and was just as fast as the Grand Prix with the GS. Buick's have had a very sporty history sporting one of the most powerful and quickest muscle cars of the muscle car era and of course the Grand National is still revered. Even the Regal GS can go very fast, ask Dean on this forum, he owns one.

But even a spoiler on fullsize car like the Lucerne is good because it's simply another cosmetic piece, like on all vehicles. It's not a "functional" spoiler, but chances are neither is the spoiler on 95% of all cars.

I like mine on the Regal because there is no question what it is when looking at it from the back. You can't even mistake it for a Century which is important since they share similar styles. I've always felt the spoiler has done a lot for appearance on my Regal and it deserves to be there as much as the Grand Prix or any other vehicle that has similar HP. Buick is NOT for old people. Buick is a respectable brand and makes respectable cars, that doesn't mean they have to be boring.

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Beautiful Regal Cananopie... love the wheels, love the color combo... and I even like the spoiler :)

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