Electra 225

Out of the Barn: 1973 Buick Electra 225

Buick introduced the Electra in 1959 as its top-of-the-line model. The 225 designation was added as a nod to the length of the vehicle – at least 225 inches. This 1973 edition has been in the barn for more… more»

27k Mile Survivor: 1974 Buick Electra 225

Beginning in 1959 and lasting through the 1980s, the Electra was Buick’s largest and most luxurious automobile. The tag 225 was added to the name to indicate that the car was at least 225 inches long (231 by 1974)…. 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»

15k Miles? 1971 Buick Electra 225

Long before the word downsizing entered the vocabularies of Buick’s design team, in 1971 the Electra 225 got a total revamp and actually picked up a couple of inches over the previous model plus gained over 300 pounds, and… more»

Deuce and a Quarter Project: 1967 Buick Electra

The Electra was Buick’s flagship automobile for more than 30 years, from 1959 to 1990. The 225 sub-title was an indication of the auto’s typical length (225 inches) and was often referred to as a “deuce and a quarter”…. more»

Summertime Cruiser: 1964 Buick Electra 225 Convertible

Eddie Cochrane once famously sang, “There ain’t no cure for the Summertime Blues.” I’m not sure he was right because slipping behind the wheel of this 1964 Buick Electra 225 Convertible should blow those blues away. It is a… more»

Seamist Green Time Machine: 1972 Buick Electra 225

If you (and 10 of your closest friends) would like to float down the road in a plush, quiet, well-appointed Green Time Machine (that happens to be 227.9″ long), this remarkable survivor, a 1972 Buick Electra 225 4-Door Hardtop,… more»

Highly Optioned 29k Mile 1969 Buick Electra 225 Convertible

New car buyers today are probably more demanding than at any time in automotive history. The concept of driving off the lot in a vehicle without power assistance for virtually everything is unthinkable, and yet, that was the norm… more»

Stored 50 Years: 1961 Buick Electra 225

The Electra replaced the Roadmaster in 1959, becoming Buick’s top-of-the-line automobile through 1990. It saw six generations of production, including this second-gen convertible from 1961. We’re told this vehicle has been barn-stored for 50 years as the result of… more»

Rebuilt 401: 1962 Buick Electra 225 Convertible

When Buick introduced the Second Generation Electra 225 in 1961, it graphically demonstrated how styling trends could change dramatically. In 1959, fins were king, but by 1961, they were as out-of-date as VHS videos are today. By 1962, when… more»

Posh Potential: 1961 Buick Electra 225 Convertible Project

Buick was an enthusiastic entrant to the  Jet Age “fins and fancy” contest of the 1950s and early 1960s. The Skylark, Le Sabre, Invicta, and Electra were worthy candidates. These last three designs were generated by Bill Mitchell, new… more»

Dusty Texas Barn Find: 1969 Buick Electra 225

This dusty 1969 Buick Electra 225 graphically proves that there are still some good cars to be found hidden away in barns across our country. It has occupied its current spot for thirty-five years but deserves to be brought… more»

Estate Sale: 1961 Buick Electra 225

The owner of this 1961 Buick Electra 225 recently passed away, so it has been left to his son to sell the vehicle to settle his estate. He says that the car was his father’s pride and joy, which… more»

Stored 20 Years: 1964 Buick Electra 225 Ragtop

The last year for the second-generation Buick Electra, this 1964 Buick Electra 225 convertible has been stored in a dry garage for the last two decades and it looks like a fun, drivable weekend project car. The seller has… more»

Buried Alive: 430-Powered 1969 Buick Electra 225

The Buick Electra 225 (aka Deuce and a Quarter) got part of its name from its total length: 225 inches (just under 19 feet). These big luxury sedans (sometimes also referred to as land yachts) were from the heyday… more»

27K Mile 1970 Buick Electra Convertible 455-4!

If you had a 1970 Buick Electra 225 convertible in 1970 you were doing pretty well. You are doing pretty well today if you can afford to own this drop-dead gorgeous drop-top shown here on eBay in beautiful Nine… more»

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