Monday, November 28, 2016

The Gas Is Always Greener: 1970 Buick Skylark

There are plenty of cars on the internet that seem like reasonable deals or cars that would be fun to own, but you don't often find a car that makes you say "yowza...that is a good deal."  This next one jumps right out of the page and screams: "BUY ME."  Find this 1970 Buick Skylark offered for $8,500 in SF Bay Area, CA via craigslist.


The 1968-1972 Buick Skylark was part of GM's A-body platform that included the Chevrolet Chevelle, El Camino,  Pontiac GTO, & Oldsmobile 442.  The 2-door versions of the A-Body have become sought after collectibles, and the Buick is no exception.




For the reasonable asking price on this one you get a recently rebuilt Buick 350, a super clean interior,  and the seller's claim that every single light/signal/horn/etc works.  The paint is a respray in its factory original Seamist Green Metallic, but it looks nice in the pics.


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8 comments:

  1. So clean and a very nice detailed ad. Yes, I would buy it as well.

    Just to be picky (it is the internet and that's what we do) I wish the Supremes were Cragars.
    Such a petty comment but it's all I could come up with.

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    1. Agreed. I may even consider Keystone Classics or original dog dishes. It's pretty hard to fault the car though.

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    2. It looks like the original wheels are included. Shown in last pic.

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  2. Very nice car for the money! Great way to get into hot-rodding. Swap in a 4 speed, maybe? All CL ads should read like this. Good job, seller! AC nice option!

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  3. Yes i agree pretty clean motor sounds healthy in the video the rear glass trim area would something to check better but for the money looks to be a winner Thumbs up..!

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  4. Very nice indeed. Should sell fast at that price. Best CL ad I have seen in a long time.

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  5. These non-GS's were grandma cars back in the day. But today nobody would know it.

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  6. Beautiful, love it!

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