Skylark

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»

Rare Classic On Craigslist: 1953 Buick Skylark

Every marque has its special cars that collectors covet above all others.  One of Buick’s most collectible cars was the 1953 Skylark.  Amazingly, one of these limited production Buicks built to celebrate Buick’s 50th anniversary has emerged from, you… more»

Rebuilt 300 V8: 1967 Buick Skylark

The Skylark enjoyed an impressive 46-year run at Buick, encompassing six generations, usually at the top of the GM division’s mid-size food chain. It was named after a species of bird called the “skylark.” As the upscale version of… more»

41k Mile Survivor: 1992 Buick Skylark GS

The Skylark nameplate was a staple in the Buick lineup from the 1950s to the 1990s. Its sixth and final generation debuted in 1992, continuing as a front-wheel-drive compact with interesting “new age” styling that was a departure from… more»

401/4-Speed: 1966 Buick Skylark Gran Sport

When an enthusiast is contemplating spending their hard-earned cash on a classic car, there are many factors to consider. Although price, condition, and desirability sit at the top of the list, potential buyers should never discount a long-term ownership… more»

One Owner Survivor: 1969 Buick Skylark

We often see classics from the 1960s and 1970s that are one-owner survivors, but this 1969 Buick Skylark caught my eye. It isn’t simply the sole owner factor that made me take notice. It is the fact that the… more»

Parts Car Included: 1963 Buick Skylark Convertible

The owner of this 1963 Buick Skylark was out for a spot of top-down touring in early 2020 when the vehicle ground to a halt with no warning. They dropped five gallons in the tank, thinking it was out… more»

455-Equipped: 1972 Buick Skylark

In 1972, the most powerful Buick Skylark featured a 350ci V8 and mediocre performance. Those craving more could order a GS 455, and while it offered significant performance improvements, these came at a premium that some buyers couldn’t afford… more»

Rare Drop-Top: 1954 Buick Series 100 Skylark Convertible

There’s no disputing the rarity of the 1954 Buick Series 100 Skylark Convertible. The company built a mere 836 examples during that model year, and the owner of this car claims that it is 1-of-127 known to remain in… more»

Former Magazine Cover Car: 1953 Buick Skylark Custom

The 1953 Buick Skylark was a rare bird to begin with, with a total of only 1640 units produced for the model year. After nearly 70 years of attrition, nicely restored examples are now selling for over $100k. Owners… more»

Factory Custom Convertible! 1953 Buick Skylark

Not everyone celebrates their 50th birthday, but Buick sure did, and this 1953 Buick Skylark headlined the party. Instead of making a single pie-in-the-sky show car for the occasion, Buick customized nearly 2000 of these classy convertibles, elevating the… more»

350 V8 Survivor: 1972 Buick Skylark

As a mid-size automobile, the Buick Skylark was produced over two generations from 1964-72. It was usually a top-seller for the GM division and was trimmed similarly to Oldsmobile’s Cutlass and Cutlass Supreme. The 1970-72 “notchback” editions are some… more»

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