This drop top is a premium and affordable classic that has
everything from the original big V8 power to an A/C interior. So
you know this is a terrific deal on this 1969 Buick Electra 225
The 1960s belonged to Buick, and they closed out the decade with their top-dog convertible in a big way. There's just something about how the sharply creased fenders beautifully incorporate the bright chrome bumpers in the design to give this an authoritative presence. This combines with the trim line that gracefully wraps around the front wheel well and then leaves a sporty streak down the profile. Buick truly had style. More than just look good from the factory, this one retains all of its best original features. It keeps the factory wheel covers, fender skirts, and even the correct Cameo Cream paint is a respray with survivor-like qualities.
The Electra 225 was Buick's most expensive convertible in '69. In fact, only the Riviera was more expensive that year, and only by around $50. So when you paid big money, you expected a luxury interior like this. The black vinyl looks original, and so you get to appreciate the intricate pattern on the seats and artful insert on the door panels. This full-size convertible has plenty of room for family and friends, but the driver will always remain king. That's why you have a fold-down armrest for individual comfort, and the instrument cluster is built around you. When you do slip behind the wheel, you get to marvel at the originality of this one. The factory steering wheel gives you a clear view to the full gauge panel and the AM/FM stereo that still has its 8-track player. In fact, so many the '60s-style luxury features have been retained that you even have the Buick-branded tissue holder, and the power seat controls are still on display. But your favorite luxury options will be the power convertible top and power windows. Together, they mean you never have to leave the driver's seat to go from enclosed luxury to a wind-in-your-hair experience. Since the factory air conditioning is still blowing cold, you can enjoy this convertible well into the summer season.
This premium Buick retains its numbers-matching 430 cubic-inch V8. It's a great displacement to have, because it was only produced for a few years. The big V8 looks as fantastically original as the rest of the car with Buick's red block paint and matching valve covers radiating power from within the dark engine bay. Topped with a four-barrel carburetor, this motor knew how to keep this premium drop top running in the sporty and sophisticated crowd. Add in a three-speed automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, and Buick's legendary ride, and you've got the perfect all-day cruiser.
The sale comes complete with the original warranty card, owner's manual, and maintenance records. This Electra 225 Custom convertible is a rare and premium treat at quite an affordable price. So don't let it slip away. Call now!
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