1960s Cars – Buick


Welcome to 1960s Cars – Buick

1960 Buick Electra
The top line Buick got a mild face lift from 1959
the delta wing although still prominent was a little less drastic
the Electra 225 model was named because that was it’s length, 225 inches

Cost: $3,348.00

Notice the four side vents, they signify Electra


1961 Buick LeSabre Convertible

A complete redesign added this bullet nose
gone were the sideways wings, staying were the side vents
the least expensive but best selling ragtop was this LeSabre

Cost: $3,385.00


1962 Buick Special

The Special was Buick’s answer to the compact car demand
it was available in two or four door and a wagon
it got a special V-6 that was made just for it

Cost: $2,350.00 (base)


1963 Buick Riviera

Did you think that Buick’s were stodgy?
Well just take a look at this all new Riviera
hailed as stunning and remarkable the 1963 launched Buick
into a new era in the personal luxury car market

Cost: $4,360.00

Riviera was Buick’s answer to Ford’s Thunderbird


1964 Buick Special Skylark

The Special grows up into a mid-size car
in later years the Special would be dropped in favor of just Skylark
11 inches longer and sitting on a new frame
the Skylark was now competition to Pontiac’s LeMans

Cost: $2,720.00


1965 Buick Riviera

Riviera got a facelift this year
concealing it’s headlights behind retractable clamshell covers
and embedding the tail lights into the rear bumper
a sport package was available with a bigger engine and different trim

Trivia Note:
This is the car Patrick Swayze drove in “Roadhouse”

Cost: $3,961.00


1966 Buick Riviera

Gone was the style leader that changed Buick’s image
replaced with a facsimile of Oldsmobile’s Toronado
minor differences weren’t obvious except Buick stuck with rear wheel drive
and Toronado was front wheel driven

Cost: $4,175.00


1967 Buick LeSabre

Considered entry level for Buick
the LaSabre was still nicely equipped with power windows and seats
the Classic series (shown) got upgraded interior and wheels

Cost: $3,175.00


1968 Buick Riviera

The hidden head lights are back by popular demand
with a bigger 360hp engine sales increased
Buick lacked a muscle car so they opted for this luxury muscle-ish car

Cost: $4,340.00


1969 Buick Electra 225

Full sized cars were always Buick’s mainstay
and the Electra series was the matriarch of the family
the Custom Limited four door hardtop (shown)
came with a vinyl roof, special trim, all power options and custom interior

Cost: $4,520.00

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