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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 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 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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