For Sale: 1953 Buick Skylark in Mound, Minnesota

$147,500 (OBO)

Vehicle Description

Here's your chance to own an American Classic. This car is considered by most to be one of the finest cars ever built & is a stunning example that has undergone a complete frame off restoration in 2012. This car is an investment quality car with values reaching $200,000. Every serious car collected must have one of these in their stable. My loss is your gain. Recently appraised for $165,000 and was rated a "1" condition car.

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Some history....

The Skylark was built to celebrate the Fiftieth Anniversary of Buick. As a limited addition Buick
only produce 1,690 cars & only a few exist today in this condition. Finished in striking White w/Red wheel coves, topped with a Power operated White cloth top.
The interior is finished with Red and White Leather.
The Checker pattern di noc decals are originals.
Many standard features on Skylark were luxuries on other automobiles of the time.
Skylark was powered by the 322 Cubic Inch 188 horsepower "Nailhead" Fireball V-8 Engine.
Twin Turbine Dynaflow Transmission.
Roadmaster 121.5 inch wheelbase chassis.
Standard features included Power Brakes.
Power Steering. Power Windows. Power Seat. Power Convertible Top
Foot controlled Selectronic AM Radio.
Kelsey-Hayes Chrome Wire Wheels with Wide White Wall Tires.
The wheel wells of Skylark were painted red to contrast the body and enhance the appearance of the wire wheels.
Automatic Foot Starter. Just put the key in an press the gas pedel to start!
The Skylark was only planned to be built for one year, but Harley Earl Head of Design for General Motors liked the car so much it was continued.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-673291
  • Year:1953
  • Make:Buick
  • Model:Skylark
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:White
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:1000
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Restoration History:FullyRestored
  • Exterior Condition:Mint
  • AM Radio:Yes
  • Power Brakes:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Power Locks:Yes
  • Power Windows:Yes