110 Years of Buick

1963 Buick Riviera

1963 Buick Riviera

As you may or may not be aware, 2013 is the 110 year anniversary of Buick.  Buick was founded by and named after Scottish born David Dunbar Buick in 1899 and became the Buick Motor Company on May 19, 1903. This makes Buick the oldest, still active, American Car Company.

The Buick Motor Company would be acquired by William C. Durant in 1903 and become part of General Motors. Today, Buick models are sold in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, and Israel. Buick is known as a being a premium car.

Over the years, Buick has had some notable achievements, which include the Buick Roadmaster of the late 1940s through the 1950s. Another Buick hit was the 1963 Buick Riviera. The 1976 Buick Electra 225 would be the largest Buick produced at 223 inches. Performance fans will appreciate the Buick Turbo V6 and the Buick GNX. Buick also created the 455 cubic inch V8 engine. In the late 1980s, Buick would introduce the Buick Reatta.

So happy anniversary, Buick.

To find a classic Buick of your own, see the listings in Classics for Sale.

 

 

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One Response to 110 Years of Buick

  1. Debbie says:

    Thank you for celebrating! Funny how car people can latch on to the birthdays of car related things. Totally appreciate. Mustang just celebrated 49th.

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