Riviera

1966 Buick Riviera Barn Find

The Buick Riviera was one of General Motors’ first personal luxury cars, hitting the scene in 1963. It would be a fixture for the balance of the century (except for 1994). The automobile got its first redesign in 1966… 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»

Worth Fixing? 1955 Buick Special

The Special was a Buick staple in 1936 and on and off throughout the rest of the 20th Century. Its role usually was to serve as the GM division’s entry-level car, so in 1954 it would be the gateway… more»

California Cool: 1965 Buick Riviera

From a styling (and performance) perspective, 1965 was a magnificent year for the American auto industry. Especially at GM. And they didn’t roll off the assembly line any more magnificent looking than the 1965 Buick Riviera. To me, it’s… more»

Update: 1990 Buick Riviera With 28k Original Miles

UPDATE: 12/05/2023: It is common for a seller to immediately relist a classic car if they fail to secure a buyer on the first attempt. It is less typical for them to leave a significant amount of time before… more»

Original 425 Dual-Quad: 1964 Buick Riviera

I grew up in a household where Ford products dominated the garage. The mix was eclectic, including a 1957 Thunderbird. Therefore, my passion for classics wearing the Blue Oval is understandable. However, if you believe my favorite Personal Luxury… more»

Could It Have Just 30k Miles? 1970 Buick Riviera

Buick introduced the Riviera in 1963 as a “personal luxury car” and it would stick around through the end of the century. Unlike its later cousins the Oldsmobile Toronado and Cadillac Eldorado, the earlier Rivieras had rear-wheel-drive just like… more»

Rock-Solid Survivor: 1970 Buick Riviera

Compromising can be challenging, especially for an enthusiast searching for a classic car. They often need to trade off luxury for performance or vice versa. That isn’t the case with this 1970 Buick Riviera. It features enough luxury appointments… more»

Stunning Museum Find: 1965 Buick Riviera Gran Sport

Beauty is a subjective matter. This is especially true in the automotive world. A car that leaves one person feeling weak at the knees may stir no emotions in another. I will bravely state that I believe the First… more»

No Reserve: 1964 Buick Riviera

I’m sure we all have a dream garage that we’d filled with classic cars if we had the space and available funds. Mine would include a ’66 Mustang GT Fastback, but I wouldn’t hesitate to park a First Generation… more»

BF Auction: No Reserve 1995 Buick Riviera Supercharged

A known ownership history is desirable with any classic, particularly if the vehicle’s owners have been its custodian for many years. That perfectly describes this 1995 Buick Riviera, with the seller purchasing it from its original owner eighteen years… more»

First Year Project: 1963 Buick Riviera

Innovative and sleek, the Buick Riviera made a good impression on buyers when it was first introduced as a 1963 model, with about 40,000 of them finding homes during the inaugural run.  Personal Luxury cars were really starting to… more»

No Reserve Time Capsule: 1969 Buick Riviera

Most enthusiasts believe Ford created the Personal Luxury Car segment with its Thunderbird. Whether or not that is accurate is a matter for debate, but other manufacturers joined the party when they realized there was money to be made…. more»

1968 Buick Riviera with 11,400 Original Miles

We see our share of preserved classics at Barn Finds, and this 1968 Buick Riviera is a perfect example of the breed. It spent years in the care of a passionate enthusiast who only used it for the occasional… more»

All Original: 1956 Buick Special Riviera Hardtop

Cars from the mid to late 1950s were generally renowned for two things; flamboyant styling and rusting at an alarming rate. This 1956 Buick Special Riviera Hardtop is quite refreshing. Its lines are restrained by the standards of the… more»

Straight 8: 1950 Buick Roadmaster Riviera

The Roadmaster was an on-again off-again name used by Buick for some of their higher-end autos, with the model first appearing just prior to World War II in 1936.  When the 1942 run ended, the car took a short… more»

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