Monday, December 30, 2019

White Valium: 1998 Buick Century

If you've spent any time behind the wheel of a modern Toyota Camry you won't be impressed by much of anything.  Reliable...sure...but fun?  Nope.  Not even in the slightest.  There is a blandness and safety against anything sport that hat pervades the entire driving experience and reminds me of a 90s front drive Buick.  This is probably not a coincidence because most of the folks who purchased those under sprung Buicks in the 90s are either dead or now drive Camrys/Avalons....which is a shame because the Buick has much more style. So if you want to drive a new Camry, consider this low mile Buick instead. Find this 1998 Buick Century offered for $2800 in Cape Coral, FL via craigslist. Tip from Dascpcu. 


From the seller:
 1998 BUICK CENTURY
condition: good
fuel: gas



odometer: 50000
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
Beautiful car with super low miles
It looks, runs and drives absolutely excellent Comfortable and smooth ride
Everything works, most see and drive to appreciate!!


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5 comments:

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rK9Y-a1-6JU&t=195s

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  2. the perfect car for tooling around Cape Coma!

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  3. It’s a Pontiac Gran Prix that can afford an orthodontist!

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    1. Yep, one of the many W-bodies, but it seems like more Buicks have survived than Grand Prixes. The only 50K miles is a bit surprising, although given the target market I could see how that might happen.

      But you can get a W-body with the supercharged 3800 for the same money and in decent shape, if you're willing to go slightly higher on the mileage. That's what I did when looking for a cheap daily driver. There's a little mileage hit but are significantly less boring.

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