This vehicle has been sold

For Sale: 1961 Buick Electra 225 in Boise, Idaho

$26,900 (OBO)

Vehicle Description

***  GORGEOUS !! - EXTREMELY RARE !! - RESTORED !! - 1961 BUICK ELECTRA 225 CONVERTIBLE !!  ***

***  WHITE ON WHITE ON RED - BEST AND MOST DESIRABLE COLOR COMBINATION !!  ***

***  EXTREMELY RARE AS ONLY 7,158 ELECTRA 225 CONVERTIBLES WERE BUILT IN 1961 !!  ***

***  GROUND POUNDING !! - REBUILT - FACTORY ORIGINAL - NUMBERS MATCHING !! - CODE "4H" - 401 CID "WILDCAT" V8 MOTOR (325 HORSEPOWER FROM THE FACTORY !!) - ORIGINAL INTAKE MANIFOLD - ORIGINAL EXHAUST MANIFOLDS - ORIGINAL VALVE COVERS - ORIGINAL ROCHESTER CARBURETOR - ORIGINAL "WILDCAT" SCRIPTED AIR CLEANER HOUSING !!  ***

***  SMOOTH - REBUILT - ORIGINAL - THREE SPEED - "SUPER TURBINE" - TH-400 - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION !!  ***

***  EYE POPPING BEAUTIFUL !! - CODE "C" - ARCTIC WHITE EXTERIOR FINISH !!  ***

***  BEAUTIFUL !! - NEARLY NEW WHITE CONVERTIBLE TOP !!  ***

***  FACTORY ORIGINAL COWL MOUNTED BUICK DATA PLATE - FACTORY ORIGINAL COWL MOUNTED BUICK VIN TAG - FACTORY ORIGINAL TRUNK LID MOUNTED JACKING INSTRUCTION STICKER !!  ***

***  VERY NICE !! - NEW - CODE "860" - CARMINE RED ELECTRA INTERIOR !!  ***

***  FACTORY POWER STEERING - FACTORY POWER BRAKES - WORKING FACTORY POWER WINDOWS - FACTORY "SAFETY SENTINEL" SPEED WARNING BUZZER - WORKING ORIGINAL CLOCK, ETC. !!  ***

***  AWESOME !! - FACTORY ORIGINAL ELECTRA STAINLESS STEEL WHEEL COVERS WITH GOOD - PERIOD CORRECT - WIDE WHITEWALL BIAS PLY TIRES !!  ***

***  NICE - DRY - SOLID - CALIFORNIA - IDAHO HIGH MOUNTAIN DESERT - WESTERN CAR !!  ***

***  100+ PICTURES AND A MUST SEE VIDEO OF THE CAR INCLUDED !!  ***

Take a look at this GORGEOUS !! - EXTREMELY RARE !! - RESTORED !! - PAMPERED !! - 1961 Buick Electra 225 Convertible !! It is EXTREMELY RARE as only 7,158 Electra 225 Convertibles were built in 1961 !! White on White on Red is the BEST and MOST DESIRABLE color combination !! We recently purchased this Electra from the previous California owner and as you can tell in the pictures and video it was his pride and joy for sure !! It still retains it's correctly mounted - FACTORY ORIGINAL - Buick cowl mounted data plate - FACTORY ORIGINAL - cowl mounted Buick VIN tag and it's - FACTORY ORIGINAL - trunk lid mounted jacking instruction sticker, all of which are shown in several pictures. This is a NICE - DRY - SOLID - California - Idaho - High Mountain Desert western car and it shows !! I drove this car for the last several weeks as my daily driver and I assure you it runs and drives VERY WELL !! It is a sweet driver in town and cruises down the freeway easily and smoothly. If you can make it to Boise please come take a look at and drive this BEAUTY for yourself, you won't be disappointed. This is a QUALITY CLASSIC BUICK ELECTRA CONVERTIBLE THAT IS READY TO DRIVE, SHOW AND ENJOY !!

At the heart of this Electra is the "GROUND POUNDING" - REBUILT - FACTORY ORIGINAL - NUMBERS MATCHING !! - Code "4H" - 401 CID "Wildcat" V8 motor that is running VERY well. The motor also sports the ORIGINAL intake manifold, ORIGINAL exhaust manifolds, ORIGINAL valve covers, ORIGINAL Rochester carburetor and the ORIGINAL "Wildcat" scripted air cleaner housing, etc... . Sounds GREAT too with the factory style true dual exhaust system with dual chrome tips. The engine is backed by a SMOOTH - Three speed - "Super Turbine" - TH-400 - automatic transmission that also functions very well. The BEAUTIFUL !! - NEW - Code "860" - Carmine Red Electra 225 interior is in VERY NICE condition including a VERY NICE NEW Carmine Red Vinyl front seat, NICE Red carpeting, VERY NICE ORIGINAL Electra 225 steering wheel, VERY NICE Matching Crimson Red Vinyl door panels, VERY NICE NEW Carmine Red Vinyl rear seat, VERY NICE ORIGINAL Factory Gauge clusters, VERY NICE ORIGINAL Carmine Red Vinyl sun visors and a VERY NICE ORIGINAL Carmine Red Vinyl dash pad with NO CRACKS !! The NEARLY NEW White convertible top is also in VERY NICE condition and includes a NEW Dark Carmine Red Vinyl boot cover. All of the black rubber weatherstripping is still soft, supple and in NEW condition. The - Code "C" - Arctic White exterior finish is EYE POPPING BEAUTIFUL !! showing some small chips that have been touched up but still looks GORGEOUS !! as you can clearly see in the LENGTHY VIDEO & 100+ ADDITIONAL PICTURES !! This Electra comes nicely equipped including factory power steering, factory power brakes, working factory power windows, factory front wing windows, factory power wipers, factory 6-way power front seat which is no longer working, factory speed warning buzzer, factory power antenna, original driver's chrome side view exterior mirror, good glass, good heater and defroster, working original clock, original "Sonomatic" AM radio which is no longer working, factory gauge clusters with 120 MPH speedometer, original day / night rear view mirror, working factory power antenna, factory power convertible top and factory back up lights. This Electra 225 Convertible has GORGEOUS looks and AWESOME 401 "Wildcat" V8 power as well... what's not to like ?! There are not many of these left on the roads for sure especially in this BEAUTIFUL condition !    

The suspension and drive line seem to be in good working order as well as the electrical system. Check out the AWESOME - FACTORY ORIGINAL - Electra stainless steel wheel covers and GOOD - Period Correct - wide whitewall bias ply tires, they look OUTSTANDING on this Electra and really help retain that CLEAN "Factory Original" - look !! All of the ORIGINAL Chrome and Stainless Steel exterior body trim and moldings are in VERY NICE condition including VERY NICE ORIGINAL Badging, VERY NICE ORIGINAL Chrome Front and Rear bumpers and VERY NICE ORIGINAL Chrome grill and headlight surrounds. The CLEAN - SOLID trunk also sports the ORIGINAL gray trunk liner. All of the ORIGINAL light lenses and reflectors are also clear, bright and BEAUTIFUL !! I looked underneath and also included photos below, again this is a NICE - DRY - SOLID - California - Idaho High Mountain Desert - western vehicle and it shows !! In my opinion, you're not going to find much nicer SOLID ORIGINAL floors than the one's on this BEAUTY !! Please pay close attention to the LENGTHY VIDEO & THE 100+ ADDITIONAL PICTURES and this description as they will answer most if not all of your questions. If you need to speak to me my name is Kris and my phone number is (208) 585-7155.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1109141
  • Price:$26,900 (OBO)
  • Location:Boise, Idaho
  • Year:1961
  • Make:Buick
  • Model:Electra 225
  • Exterior Color:Arctic White
  • Interior Color:Carmine Red
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:81487
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Trim Level:Convertible
  • VIN:8H2011778
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • AM Radio:Yes
  • Power Brakes:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Power Windows:Yes
  • Power Seats:Yes
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive