This 1971 Buick Riviera is one of the most daring designs put to
sheet metal. So when it retains its big V8 and its premium
features, and also offers a custom appearance, it creates one of
the best all-around classics... and it's available right now for a
This car knows how to make an entrance. The pointed front end is
even more pronounced because there's a special split front bumper
to really show off this car's style. There's a design line that
starts here and flows outward on the long hood until it melts with
the door line. The rear fenders have one of the sportiest kick-ups
ever given to a car. And it all flows toward the back where you
have curved glass that reminds us of the C2 Corvette Sting Ray. And
we all love how the edges of the rear taper inward to draw even
more attention to the special boat tail rear. The bumper is even
color-matched for added distinction. This was born a green coupe,
but the lighter green vinyl top was added later for a cool sense of
style. It's all a driver-quality package, and that's because this
is a driver-ready coupe. After all, the salt flat style wheels not
only look good, but the 20-inch size means you get to fit a nice
set of modern performance tires.
There's more green that awaits you inside. It goes with the
exterior paint and roof to give you a cool triple-green package
that makes for a distinctive 1970s cruiser. The button-top seats
have a great period-correct look, and there's plenty of wood-like
trim on the doors and dash. So it truly feels like a classic
American. Another great trait of a vintage Buick is plenty of room
for family and friends. But all you need to do is fold down the
front armrest to remind you this is a personal luxury cruiser. That
means nice extras like power windows, a tilt steering column, and
power seats. You even have factory air conditioning and the Delco
AM/FM radio there for display. You can service these two items to
have them function again, but for now, they really complete the
cool/classic feeling inside. And because Buick gave you the sporty
machine-turned gauge panel, we like the subtle sporty upgrades like
the three-spoke sports steering wheel and billet shift lever.
Under the hood is the bold red block of the massive 455 cubic-inch
V8. We have paperwork documenting a powerful rebuild of the motor
in 2004 that includes an Isky camshaft, a bore .030 over kit,
upgraded rods, and topped with an Edelbrock four-barrel carburetor.
It makes for a strong motor that's also supported by nice updates
like an HEI distributor and a Champion aluminum radiator. You'll
really enjoy taking this Riviera out on the town because the TH400
three-speed automatic transmission is known for being both stout
and smooth. Plus, there's power steering, power brakes, front
discs, and ZR-rated tires.
This is a classic coupe with a big V8 and a striking design. It's a
package that you'd expect to pay a ton more to get, so you know
this deal will be going fast. Call today!!!
1971 Buick Riviera
Exterior Color:Verdemist Green
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