Skylark

Affordable Daily Driver: 1995 Buick Skylark Coupe

A car doesn’t necessarily need to be a bona fide classic to justify more than a passing glance. This 1995 Buick Skylark Coupe demonstrates that. It is one of the tidiest examples you will find in the current market,… more»

1968 Buick GS 400 Convertible Project Plus Parts Car

1968 was a coming-of-age year for the Buick Gran Sport, as the namesake finally became its own separate model instead of just an options package on the popular Skylark.  GS sales were fairly strong for the car’s first year… more»

Nova Alternative: 1978 Buick Skylark

When General Motors redesigned its X-body compact platform in 1975, the Skylark nameplate moved over from the intermediate ranks. The X-body is better known as the basis for the Chevy Nova which Pontiac and Oldsmobile also deployed. This example… more»

BF Auction: 1961 Buick Special Skylark

Location: Sundance, Wyoming Mileage: 12,965 Shown Engine: 215ci V8 Transmission: 2-Speed Automatic VIN: 3H2511849 Title Status: Clean Choosing an appropriate project candidate can be challenging, and we must sometimes delve below the surface to determine a vehicle’s true worth…. more»

Fly Like a Bird! 1972 Buick Skylark

Buick adopted the Skylark (a species of bird) nameplate in the early 1950s and it would stick around for most of the rest of the 20th Century. It’s most commonly remembered as a mid-size car along the lines of… more»

Original Drivetrain Included: 1971 Buick Skylark GS 455

Muscle car sales were waning by the start of the 1970s, but that didn’t discourage manufacturers like Buick from taking a serious swing at performance models. Its GS 400 had served it faithfully for 1968 and 1969, but it… more»

Muscle Car With Style: 1971 Buick GS 455

The Gran Sport was Buick’s version of the Pontiac GTO, Chevelle SS, or Oldsmobile 4-4-2 in the 1960s and 1970s. And, due to Buick’s place in the GM hierarchy, it was the most luxurious or well-equipped of those mid-size… more»

40k Mile 1963 Buick Special Sedan Fireball V6

As I was checking out this 1963 Buick Special, one of the first things that came to mind was how few of these I’ve actually seen over the years.  The Special was often branded as one of the more… more»

3 Rows Plus Skylights! 1968 Buick Sport Wagon

Buick introduced the Sport Wagon back in 1964, but it got a restyling for ’68 which included some new body sculpting and a revised single-piece front skylight, which eliminated that pillar between the glass so the passengers in the… more»

Rare Gran Sport Variant: 1968 Buick GS California

I’m guessing almost everyone who’s even a modest muscle car fan has at least heard of the Buick Gran Sport.  In a nutshell, it was sort of an attempt to rid the company of a mindset they thought had… more»

Cannibalized Skylark: 1954 Buick Skylark Convertible

The Covid crisis created a whole lot of issues and headaches for everyone.  However, for this particular connoisseur of Buick Skylarks, leaving this car north of the border caused no end of grief.  It seems that the storage fees… more»

Fast With Class: 1970 Buick Gran Sport Stage 1

I guess lots of us had friends in High School who drove cars cooler than ours that we envied, and with my low level on the cool chain, I was even proud on the days when my mom let… more»

Parked For 45 Years: 1966 Buick Skylark

Named after a species of bird, the Skylark was one of Buick’s longest-running nameplates, for 46 years across six production cycles. For much of its run, it was a nicely trimmed intermediate and the famed Gran Sport adorned many… more»

Plain Jane Brawn: 1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1

Since Cadillac didn’t offer a muscle car in the 1960s/1970s, the job of offering one with both performance and luxury fell to Buick. And they did it admirably beginning in 1965 with the Gran Sport, shortened to GS in… more»

24k Mile Survivor? 1976 Buick Skylark

Between 1975 and 1979, Buick’s compact cars were on the same platform but carried two names: Apollo for the 4-door sedans and Skylark (formerly a mid-size) for the 2-door versions (coupe and hatchback). This 1976 example may be one… more»

Up On Blocks: 1972 Buick Skylark

The Skylark, named after a species of bird, was one of the most enduring nameplates within Buick. It stuck around for 46 years through six production runs. The best-selling renditions may have been the 1968-72 mid-size models which were… more»