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Classic Buick Wildcat
During the 1950s midsize cars were largely boxlike for want of a better description, and these classics are extremely cool in their own right so we are not taking anything away from them.
The Buick Riviera
The Buick division of General Motors is one of the most important automotive manufacturing concerns that the world has ever known. The company dates all the way back to 1899 when it was known as the Buick Auto-Vim and Power Company. David Dunbar Buick incorporated the company as the Buick Motor Company four years later and the rest, as they say, is history.
As optimistic as David Dunbar Buick may have been when he started out in the automotive business even he would probably find it hard to believe that his surname would be gracing quality American motor vehicles for well over 100 years.
A Must Visit: The Sloan Museum Buick Gallery
If you are fan of baseball you are certainly going to want to visit the Baseball All Of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Getting to the roots of the beast and experiencing all that history in one place is an extraordinary experience.
Classic Buick fans can have the same type of experience by visiting the Buick Gallery that is a part of the Sloan Museum in Flint, Michigan.
Web Resource For Classic Buick Fans
There’s nothing like going to an event that is going to attract a lot of classic Buick fans. This is why we are going to be making an effort to keep you informed about all the best classic car shows and classic car cruises that take place in the United States and Canada.
However, now that we live in the age of information you can tap into a virtual world of classic car fans through the portal into cyberspace that your computer and monitor provide. With this in mind you may want to take note of a very useful resource for classic Buick fans called FossilCars.com.
The Buick Club Of America
If you are into classic Buicks you probably have a lot of specialized knowledge about these particular vehicles. The average person who winds up sitting next to you at the local watering hole is probably not going to have anywhere near as much information about these cars as you do. It’s likely that some of what you say about collectible Buicks will sound like Greek to the uninitiated.
The Buick Century
Throughout the history of auto making there have been a number of different models that have made multiple appearances after having been discontinued. One example of this would be the Buick Century, a car that was first introduced for the 1936 model year.
This was a very big year for the Buick division of General Motors. The company had been able to make a quantum leap forward on the engineering and design fronts and there was a lot of excitement about the 1936 offerings, including the brand-new Buick Century, a four-door sedan. These cars were very fast by the standards of the day, capable of speeds approaching 100 miles per hour. This oomph was generated by a 320 cubic inch in-line eight cylinder engine that was rated at 165 hp.
Classic Buick Fans, Step Right In!
If you’re an old-school fan of true American classic cars you are well aware of the impact that Buick has had on the automotive industry over the years. And speaking of old-school, the Buick brand has been around longer than any other American nameplate and it is one of the longest standing automobile manufacturers in the world.
The company dates all the way back to 1899 when it was founded by David Dunbar Buick, a Scotsman, and called the Buick Auto-Vim and Power Company. A few years later it became the Buick Motor Company, but David Dunbar Buick couldn’t hold the reins and the company was acquired by James Whiting.