Buick Barn Finds

Grand National Powered: 1970 Fiberfab Avenger GT40

Kit cars are a fascinating segment of the vintage car marketplace, as they run the gamut of being near-production grade examples to absolute battle traps assembled in a privateer’s garage, with no limit on how many beers were consumed… more»

Field Of Cars And Trucks: Bring Cash And Trailer!

This place looks like an American Pickers dream for old cars and trucks! Here’s a goldmine of Detroit vehicles, but there are some imports in there, too. If you see something you like from the listing, the best bet… more»

BF EXCLUSIVE: Back to the Georgia Collection!

As some of you may recall, I’ve been helping a friend with a massive stash of vintage cars and trucks in the north Georgia mountains unload some of his inventory. Because of the restrictions around air travel and having… more»

Boattail Garage Find: 1973 Buick Riviera

Buick threw caution to the wind for the redesign of the third generation Riviera in 1971. Styling was a radical departure from prior editions, going with a pronounced “boattail” look in the rear whose curved rear window was a… more»

Collection of Station Wagons – Buick (2), Chrysler and Mercury

In recent years, station wagons have begun to find favor with collectors, especially unique models. This collector is going the other direction, thinning his herd from 300 vehicles and shedding all his wagons in the process. We don’t know… more»

Rare Turbo: 1987 Buick Regal Limited Turbo

While most people remember the 1987 Buick Grand National and the GNX, the Regal Limited Turbo has managed to languish in their shadows. This is a shame because it is a vehicle that offers comparable levels of performance in… more»

455 Stage 1 Swap: 1970 Buick Skylark GS 350

If you wanted some muscle with your 1960/1970s Buick, you ordered the Gran Sport or GS. For the second generation of the Skylark (1968-72), the Skylark GS had become a series of its own. According to the seller, this… more»

Turbo-Charged V-6: 1985 Buick Riviera T-Type

Sixth-generation Buick Riviera’s were built from 1979-85. For most of the run, you could get them with a turbo-charged V-6, which was renamed the T-Type in 1981. This two-owner car is from the last year of this collection of… more»

Bad Boat Tail: 1971 Buick Riviera 455

The early ‘70s Buick Riviera is known for its boat-tail styling in the rear and a fastback roofline that was inspired by the 1963 Corvette Sting Ray coupe. Unlike the Corvette, the Riviera was a full-size personal luxury automobile… more»

1984 Buick Grand National Survivor!

Given how few of these were produced (except for one year), they seem to turn up for sale on a regular basis. The Grand National was Buick’s tie-in to NASCAR back in the 1980s when they were winning races… more»

16K Miles! 1990 Buick Reatta Survivor

For all that is written about Buick not finding its way among younger buyers, it’s easy to overlook the fact that the company has made some pretty big bets on new models designed to appeal to that audience. In… more»

Island Find: $3,000 1987 Buick Grand National

Whenever a car shows up for sale in the lower 48 states that spent time on Hawaii, Alaska, or some other outpost, it tends to seem a bit more interesting than a car that’s never left the mainland. I’m… more»

One-Owner Boat-Tail: 1972 Buick Riviera

Buick was an early entrant into the personal luxury car space, launching the Riviera in 1963. It would remain a fixture in that GM division’s line-up through 1999 (except for 1994). The third generation rolled out for 1971 and… more»

Donation Station: 1993 Buick Roadmaster

This seller on eBay routinely gets very cool donation cars, and uses the proceeds to support a non-profit organization for at-risk kids. It’s one of the rare times you can tell your spouse you bought a project car for… more»

400 HP Woodgrain Stroker! 1990 Buick Estate

When you own an estate, the daily routine can be exhausting. Mending fences and equipment, tending to your livestock, entertaining guests, disciplining your servants… it all takes a toll. The estate owner needs a vehicle that offers not only… more»

Cheap Project? 1986 Buick Grand National

Given the tenure the Buick Grand National has enjoyed as one of the more collectible GM products of the modern era, it’s always a surprise to see one languishing in what is obviously project-grade condition. That’s not to say… more»