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1963 Buick Riviera

Coupe Car for sale in Southampton, New York 11969

$35,000

Classic Car Overview

Classic Car Overview

1963 Buick Riviera $35,000

Silver · 8 Cylinder · 21,375 miles
1963 Buick Riviera
Stunning example, fully loaded, immaculate.If there ever was a production Riviera that best exemplifies the original Riviera concept by GM.s Chief stylist Bill Mitchell, this is the Car.Code D "Silver Cloud" paint with matching Silver Leather Interior. This is the same color combination GM used for the Riviera prototypes and show circuit cars, such as the Silver Arrow.Fully restored to stock specifications from a Very solid rust free Car. 
Factory optional equipment includes:
Air ConditioningAM/FM Radio with electric antenna Tilt-WheelGuide-Matic (Autronic Eye) headlight dimmerTwilight SentinelPositractionPower Windows, plus Power Vent WindowsTachometerRemote side mirrorSeat belts"Turbine wheel covers with spinners"  Rare hard to find!!! Correct for 1963Trumpet hornsTinted glassVacuum trunk release
This is one of the first generation Riviera'sPaint is excellent.All panels match. Body is laser straight. Chrome is excellent all around with mirror-like finish onbumpers and pit-free pot metal. Interior is near perfect including the wood panels, dash pad, headliner, etc.Carpet is excellent although slight discoloring is present in some areas. NEW exact reproduction carpet will be included with the car.Seats are gorgeous and exactly correct in every detail.
Mechanically this car is turn-key. Runs and drives like new. Strong 401 nailhead with tight Dynaflow. Upgraded  MSD Pro Bullet Distributor/solid state ignition with all new wires.New GT Radials  225/75R 15Heavy duty sway bars front and rear. Perfect Stabilizing.Car is otherwise stock and correct.Complete frame off restoration was done.Hagerty Insurance has the car appraised at 50K.Videos available by request.
Make no mistake, this car changed automotive history forever. In 1963 there was nothing remotelylike this on the road. It was a radical and daring departure from typical automobiles. Deeply sculptured front styling features dual ribbed pods patterned after the radiator grille of the LaSalle,which was a GM brand phased out in 1940.Rear styling is restrained and sleek, and carries a strong European influence.The Riviera  was originally commissioned as a Cadillac, and in fact was to be named LaSalle.Buick Division lobbied strongly for the car to bolster weak sales, and successfully swayed management and was awarded this landmark car.
It is interesting to note that this was the car of the stars in the sixties. Frank Sinatra was photographed driving a first generation Riviera, and Leonard Nemoy, Star Trek's Spock owned one during the filing of the TV series. 
Good, stock, quality first -generation Riviera's are getting more and more difficult to find. Even more difficult are those that have solid original bodies as this car does.As well as all fully loaded factory options for that year.A very scarce few remain in this incredible color combination. Silver/Silver1
Excellent investment potential.If you have any questions please call me.Michael, at 516-220-1040Please leave a detailed message.
Although we have represented the car as accurately and factually as possible, the information is " to the best of our knowledge" and as such there may be in-foreseen problems not yet known or discovered. Buyer will be responsible. There are no warranties with vehicle. 
BUYER TO ARRANGE SHIPPING. I AM AVAILABLE TO ASSIST AT PICKUP IF NECESSARY. VEHICLE MAY BE INSPECTED and TEST DRIVEN IN PERSON UPON REQUEST, CALL ME.Terms of Sale:Car and paper work will not be released until all funds have been cleared in an account.Email/phone contact confirming the transaction.

Michael Longo Cell.  516.220.1040


"Coming together is a beginning.
Staying together is progress.
Working together is success,"Once said a rather eloquent - Henry Ford -

1963 Buick Riviera Specifications

  • VIN

    7J10207796
  • Classic Car ID

    100904472
  • Stock Number

    N/A
  • Category

    American Classics
  • Condition

    Finished
  • Trim Body Style

  • Bodystyle

    Coupe
  • Doors

    Two Door
  • Suspension

  • Suspension

    N/A
  • Engine

  • Engine

    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain

    N/A
  • Transmission

  • Transmission

    Automatic
  • Exterior

  • Exterior Color

    Silver
  • Custom Exterior Color

    Stock
  • Interior

  • Interior Color

    Silver
  • Seat Color

    Silver
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