Category Archives: Buick

Buick Reatta (1988-1991)

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The things that should have been. The Reatta was created by Buick when they did not know what they wanted to be. On the one side Buick made the turbocharged Buick GNX on the other side was the Buick Roadmaster. … Continue reading

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Buick Centurion (1971-1973)

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The Buick Centurion was short lived in the Buick lineup. The initial Centurion was sold only during 1956-1957.  But, Buick would bring the Centurion back in 1971 as a replacement for the Buick Wildcat when the GM revised all thier … Continue reading

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110 Years of Buick

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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 … Continue reading

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Buick Riviera (1969)

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The 1969 Riviera still carried the same basic design from 1966 redesign and was still all about personal luxury. This 1966-1970 Riviera shared it’s platform with the Oldsmobile Toronado and the Cadillac Eldorado. However the Riviera was rear-wheel drive while … Continue reading

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Buick Special Skylark (1961-1963)

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General Motors wanted more of the compact market. To get that market share, GM introduced introduced new line of compact cars in the 1960′s for Pontiac, Oldsmobile and Buick in 1961. The cars shared the same chassis, engines, and basic … Continue reading

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Buick Wildcat (1965-1970)

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Buick gets Wild. The Buick Wildcat was shared the the structure of the with its B-body stable mate, the LeSabre, but was marketed as a sports model. For 1965 the Wildcat was redesigned along with all GM B-bodies. 1965 Buick … Continue reading

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Buick Riviera (1977-1978)

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In the mid to late 70′s, a downsizing wave went through the divisions of General Motors. Buick decided to ride that wave in 1977 and introduce a downsized Riviera. While the previous generation Riviera was a rear-wheel drive variant of … Continue reading

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Buick Apollo (1973-1974)

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Is a Chevrolet Nova by any other name still a Nova? General Motors would say no. Which is why Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick and even Cadillac each got their own Nova to be known as the Pontiac Ventura, Oldmobile Omega, Buick … Continue reading

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Buick Regal Grand National, T-Type, GNX (1982- 1987)

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The year was 1982 and Buick decided to get racey.  They introduced the Regal Grand National or GN for short. The Grand National was named for the NASCAR Grand National racing series. Buick had won the Manufacturers Cup in 1981 and … Continue reading

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Buick Riviera (1963-1965)

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The Buick Riviera began life as a premium version of Buick Roadmaster back in 1949. But by the late 1950′s the success of the Ford Thunderbird made GM think that there mght be some money to be made in the … Continue reading

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