1960s Classic Buick Cars

The 1960s Classic Buick Cars Channel covers popular antique Buicks from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of different 1960s classic Buick cars.

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1961-1962 Buick Electra

Styling of 1961 Buick Electra was a radical departure from 1960, abandoning 1950s fins for an arrowlike profile. Buick named this new style "the clean look of action." See if this classic car lived up to its style and read how the public responded to the redesign.


The 1968-1969 Buick Skylark & Gran Sport debuted with a brand new body, but not everyone loved it. Some thought that the new curvature looked out of place -- or perhaps out of time. Learn more about the 1968-1969 Buick Skylark & Gran Sport.

1960 Buick Electra

Though tamed down somewhat from flamboyant 1959, the 1960 Buick Electra nonetheless exhibited highly stylized lines with with tailfins, VentiPorts and a "Wildcat 445" engine. See pictures and look under the hood of this classic car.

1961-1962 Buick Electra

Styling of 1961 Buick Electra was a radical departure from 1960, abandoning 1950s fins for an arrowlike profile. Buick named this new style "the clean look of action." See if this classic car lived up to its style and read how the public responded to the redesign.

1964-1965 Buick Skylark & Gran Sport

Buick General Manager Ed Rollert called the early Gran Sport "a completely engineered performance car." True enough when stomping the gas pedal; not quite so true when trying to wrestle a GS (or any other American muscle car) around a quick corner. Get specs for this classic car and view pictures.

1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969 Buick Electra 225

"It's big, it's sleek, and it rides like a dream," Electra prospects were informed by the 1965 sales catalog. Better yet, it "has the look of solid success," just the thing to let people know "you've arrived." No idle boast, that. Get specs and see photos.

1966-1970 Buick Riviera

Design continuity was a factor in the development of the 1966 Buick Riviera. It exhibits the 1963-1965 look, but in a sleeker, more exaggerated form. Learn about the design decisions, development, and details of the 1966-1970 Buick Riviera.

1963-1965 Buick Riviera

When General Motors decided to field a Ford Thunderbird-fighter, stylist Bill Mitchell decided it should look like a Rolls-Royce with Ferrari flavor. The result, the 1963-1965 Buick Riviera, was a milestone. Check out the 1963-1965 Buick Riviera.

1962-1970 Buick Wildcat

The 1962-1970 Buick Wildcat name had a certain ring to it. It fairly suggested action -- motion on the open road. Buick's first use of the Wildcat name was on three exciting mid-1950s dream cars. Learn about the story of the 1962-1970 Buick Wildcat.

1965-1966 Buick

The 1965-66 Buicks were created when the company was in a renaissance phase. In those years a restyled family of full-sizers was launched to offer Buick buyers the choice of value performance or luxury they required. Read more Buick history here.

1959-1963 Buick Invicta

The Invicta was Buick's hot rod in the early sixties. This car carried on Buick's tradition of taking a big engine and placing it in a smaller, lighter body. Learn more about the 1959-1963 Buick Invicta including its features and specifications.