Buick

Cheap Wheels: 1978 Buick Skylark Custom

From its first outing as a top-of-the-line convertible in 1953, the Skylark name represented a range of Buick products over the years. In the late 1970s, it was a compact car, based on the X-body platform spawned by the… more»

Collection Sale: Featuring 1967 Ford Fairlane 500XL

The seller has a half-dozen classic cars from 1957 to 1969 for sale. They cover most of the major brands and are in various states of completeness and condition. But much of the seller’s attention and effort is placed… more»

Update: 1987 Buick GNX With 4k Original Miles!

UPDATE 04/11/2024: I always admire anyone possessing unbridled optimism because that is sometimes the difference between success and failure. The owner of this 1987 Buick GNX possesses that trait in abundance. This is their second attempt to sell the… more»

Stored 40 Years: Rare 1970 Buick GS 455 Convertible

While Buick built just over 20,000 Gran Sports in 1970, the convertible was hard to find when new. Just 1,416 droptops left the factory of which only 232 had the Stage 1 option. The seller bought this garage find… more»

Only One Left? 1981 Buick Skylark Convertible

American Custom Coachworks Ltd. was a customization shop based in Beverly Hills, California and they made convertibles out of cars that were never meant to be convertibles, such as this ultra-rare 1981 Buick Skylark convertible. This example is listed… more»

First Year Nailhead: 1953 Buick Super Convertible

With the days getting warmer and the sun remaining in the sky for longer, the thought of spending leisure time on the road behind the wheel of a classic car is tempting. It becomes almost irresistible if the vehicle… more»

Turbocharged Project: 1983 Buick Regal T-Type

If you went to your local Buick dealer in the 1980s to check out their mid-size cars (like the Regal), they gave you several performance-related choices. They included the T-Type, Turbo T, and the grandaddy of the bunch, the… more»

Pre-Production Example? 1949 Buick Roadmaster Riviera

Some cars are genuine mystery machines, posing as many questions as they answer. Such is the case with this 1949 Buick Roadmaster Riviera. The seller purchased the vehicle for his aging father, but he has reached the point where… more»

Canadian Find! 1986 Buick Grand National

The Buick Grand National was created in 1982 to celebrate the company’s then-recent success in auto racing, particularly NASCAR. Until 1986, Grand National identity would be a part of the nomenclature in the Winston Cup Series. Mostly, these would… more»

A Good Deal? 36,000-Mile 1984 Buick Riviera

“The original Riviera was designed to be a personal luxury car. In the intervening two decades, that singular concept has remained unchanged. The car makes a forceful statement about you. The looks are classic. Elegant.” So says a 1984… more»

51k-Mile Survivor: 1968 Buick Skylark Custom

General Motors redesigned all its mid-size automobiles in 1968. Out of the four divisions (excluding Cadillac), the Buick models carried the most unique styling with a “v” shaped rear deck. That applied to the Special, Skylark, Skylark Custom, and… more»

Century Survivor: 1991 Buick Custom Wagon

Them station wagons are a rollin’, and continuing in that vein, I have another one for you, a real not-so-barn-indy example in the form of a 1991 Buick Century. This is definitely not the type of car we usually… more»

Bigger Than Ever! 1973 Buick Electra 225

Beginning in 1959, the Electra (and 225) would become Buick’s most opulent full-size automobile. It held that honor for more than 30 years before the Park Avenue came along. The “225” designation would be coined for the length of… more»

Best of Buick: 1957 Roadmaster Convertible 76C

This 1957 Buick Roadmaster convertible is exceptionally collectible but in derelict condition and thus worth attention on that basis alone. But the seller’s advertisement on eBay is also meticulously written – making it doubly interesting. The seller wants $24,900… more»

Motorless! 1986 Buick Grand National

By the late 1970s, US car makers were finally figuring out how to serve up performance after the regulatory purgatory of a few years earlier. Buick began its efforts with a turbocharged V6 Regal Sport Coupe in 1978, and… more»

Sexy Survivor: 1970 Buick Riviera

Sandpiper Beige is such a classic 1970s color name for this 1970 Buick Riviera, isn’t it? Were there more sandpipers in the 70s than there are now? We had two or three stores with that name in it in… more»