Thursday, November 24, 2011

buick riviera 1969

A full-size coupé or personal luxury car, the early models of the Riviera in particular have been highly praised by automotive journalists and writers.

Buick Riviera

A common misconception is that all Rivieras produced after the 1965 model are front wheel drive cars; this is true only of the 1979-1999 models. The Riviera's stablemate, the Oldsmobile Toronado, was always front wheel drive, however, as was the Cadillac Eldorado beginning in 1967.

Yardley\x26#39;s 1969 Riviera

The Riviera name first entered the Buick line in 1949 as the designation for the new two-door pillarless hardtop, which was described in advertising as "stunningly smart." The Buick Roadmaster Riviera coupe (along with the Cadillac Coupe de Ville and Oldsmobile 98 Holiday coupe) constituted the first mass production use of this body style, which was to become extremely popular over the next 30 years.

1969 Buick Riviera Side View

1968-1969 Buick Riviera

Buick 1969 Riviera 1500x900

Buick Riviera

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