This is a VERY RARE1962 Buick Skylark Convertiable with a factory 4 speed manual transmission in ORIGINAL UNRESTORED CONDTION. NO PATCH PANELS,NO BONDO, VERY STARIGHT AND CLEAN ORIGINAL. There were only 8,913 produced in 1962 and this baby is 1 OF 729. I have this documented with a written report from the Detroit Buick/GM Sloan Museum Production Report. This body style and engine was only produced in 1961 and 1962 making it even more rare. It has an aluminum V-8, 215 ci, and a 190 HP. with only 57,600 original miles. In 1962 it was named Motor Trend Magazine " Car of the Year". It is mostly all original including the radio, seats and carpet. I have wanted to put a new paint on it and redo the carpets and many Buick enthusiasts have told me NO, it has a rich patina finish, the chrome on the bumpers are in great shape and all electrical is working very well, no visible signs of rust either. This is what collectors are looking for in the 50+ older cars. I have taken this to many shows just to have some fun, this car gets more looks than I ever could have imagined, anywhere I drive it, young kids, older folks, they all love it. It almost has a contemporary look in the taillights that were way ahead of its time. I have had my car at shows sitting next to all the majors, hot rods, Corvettes, Mustangs, T-Birds, GTO's Restomods and for some reason people are drawn to it. I have been searching on the internet and have not been able to find 1 like this with a 4-speed, let me repeat NOT 1, the closest I found was a pink fully restored automatic for $29,900. It didn't say the mileage. That fact that this car has survived, I am the third owner, this long and mostly all original is amazing. I also have an ispection report from Road Ready Inspections a service you pay for and offered by classic cars dot com. Don't pass up this opportunity to have a "True Untouched Classic from the Past" . This is a great classic driver that is true survivor and not around anymore.
This is the 22nd car in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Scottsdale collector car auction
This is the seventh car in a 10-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Northeast auction
Pick of the Day was one-owner vehicle until he reached age 93
Buick launched its compact Special sedan for the 1961 model year, mid-way through the selling season, it added a sport coupe called the Skylark, a name last used by the GM division in 1954.
My Dad and I bought this in 1984.
In addition to Cadillac and Oldsmobile, Buick celebrated its golden anniversary in 1953 with a special edition convertible.
Created to celebrate Buick’s 50th anniversary, the Skylark joined the Oldsmobile 98 Fiesta and Cadillac Series 62 Eldorado as the top-of-the-line, limited-production specialty convertibles.
Created to celebrate Buick’s 50th anniversary, the Skylark joined the Oldsmobile 98 Fiesta and Cadillac Series 62 Eldorado as the top-of-the-line.
Priced at $11,800 or best offer, the Pick of the Day is a 1963 Buick Skylark that might be a nice starter car for someone looking to get into the classic car hobby.