For Sale: 1981 Buick Regal in Lavergne, Tennessee

Vehicle Description

Ever want to be the most intimidating and interesting person at every stoplight? This 1981 Buick Regal is a road-legal tribute built to Darrell Waltrip's #11 Mountain Dew NASCAR racer. And while the uprated V8 and rumbling exhaust give it stock car racer fun, this also remains comfortable with an overdrive transmission and plush interior. So it's built to be a driver, and there's no better way to turn heads everywhere you go.

NASCAR fans need no introduction to this car. Darrell Waltrip is a true legend, and his Mountain Dew Buick was his winningest car ever. This tribute looks quite authentic because it comes from a person known to take time specifically recreating Darrell Waltrip racers. The white coupe was like a blank canvas for all the sponsorship decals and detailed green livery with red pinstripes. The whole package is quite complete, and it has that hint of use so that it looks like it spent a few races out on the track. You'll even love the details, like the headlight covers, hood pins, rear spoiler, and racecar wheels. And while this one looks like it's off to the races, beneath the surface there's a lot more usefulness than just a competition appearance.

The interior does a good job of giving you the racecar look and feel without taking out the everyday usability. For example, you have M&R harnesses to make the seats look competition-ready, but unlike racing seats, they still kept the Regal's plush style that's all-day comfortable. This has a roll bar installed, but it doesn't prevent you from using the back seats. And while you can tack up the window net for a true stock car look, you first need to roll down the power windows. There's also a tilt steering column, an upgraded AM/FM/cassette stereo with CD changer, and provisions for air conditioning (it will need servicing to blow cold again.) But this comfortable interior still does give you the race-ready feeling. You have a B&M Quicksilver shifter, full auxiliary readouts, a sports steering wheel, and a large AutoMeter Autogage tach. There are even NASCAR-style details, like the windshield reinforcements and the large rear view mirror.

Under the hood is a 350 cubic-inch V8. It's larger than anything available in this generation Regal, and the displacement gets it much closer to the NASCAR regulation size of the time. It even has all the right go-fast goodies, like an Edelbrock four-barrel carburetor, an Edelbrock aluminum intake, and headers that add even more power as they connect with the race-style side exhaust. The 700R4 four-speed transmission is a great gearbox to give you stout construction and the usefulness of overdrive. In fact, with power steering, power brakes, and front discs, this NASCAR-style machine is really a fine all-around cruiser.

Just imagine what people will think when you pull up to stoplights next to them. This is a fun tribute with a cool look, great sound, and a nice practical side. So if you like distinction at a value price, call today!

Vehicle Details

  • 1981 Buick Regal
  • Listing ID: CC-1668886
  • Price: $25,995
  • Location:Lavergne, Tennessee
  • Year:1981
  • Make:Buick
  • Model:Regal
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Light Jadestone
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:71153
  • Stock Number:3618-NSH
  • VIN:1G4AM47A1BK157215
Listed By:
Streetside Classics - Nashville
6000 Reliance Dr
Lavergne, TN 37086

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