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Futurliner parks at Buick Gallery

On display at Buick Gallery is the 1953 GM Futureliner No. 10, restored to its original condition. It is owned by the National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States (NATMUS) located in Auburn, Ind.

Buick Gallery update: Business back to normal with Truck & Bus exhibit FLINT, Mich. – A car crashing into their building this summer did not keep the Sloan Museum’s Buick Gallery down for long. The Gallery was closed for seven … More »

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America’s Car Museum adds Wildcat prototype, Ridler Award winner

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LeMay – America’s Car Museum, in Tacoma, Wash., has added two donations: a fiberglass 1964 Buick Wildcat prototype and the Ridler Award-winning hot rod Ferrambo. More »

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Sixties Swingers: Special ’63s celebrate 50 years of cool

Corvette’s split rear window treatment lasted just one memorable year.

It’s hard to say why the industry peaks in certain years with design and engineering trends, but there’s little doubt 1963 was a time for special cars. More »

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Atlantic City bound: Interesting offerings at Taj Mahal auction

Many interesting classic cars were consigned early to The Classics at the Taj Mahal auction in Atlantic City, N.J., on March 1, 2013. Check them out! More »

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Car of the Week: 1950 Buick ‘Bob Metz’ custom

Bob Metz showed off his radical 1950 Buick Super at the 1951 and ’52 Indianapolis Custom Car Shows.

Brett Johnson had never heard of Bob Metz until about 2009, and by then he had already owned one of Metz’s early custom cars for around 27 years. More »

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Bear hugs: Teddys ‘drive’ vintage cars to hospital

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The Olympic Vintage Auto Club has been collecting and donating teddy bears to Harrison Hospital in Silverdale, Wash., for the past 12 years. More »

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Statue unveiled: Buick stands tall in Michigan

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The David Dunbar Buick statue unveiled earlier this month is the second in a planned series honoring auto pioneers with Flint backgrounds. More »

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Buick find: Gear head buys his ‘first love’

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Almost every collector remembers the first car they drove, or the first car that brought them into the hobby as a kid. Very few of those collectors have the chance to own one of those special cars from their past, but count Leonard Anderson among the lucky few who owns the car that was both to him. More »

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Beautiful Buick needs year identification

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From reader Deanna Coffey: Could someone help me with the year of my great-uncle’s Buick?  I keep looking at old Buick pictures, but it doesn’t quite fit the look of the ones I’ve seen.  I believe it is between 1912/1918, … More »

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Tip-top convertible roof installation

Upholstery professional D. Chase begins removing the convertible top of a 1984 Buick Riviera, noting how the top was originally installed in order to reinstall it in the same manner. The location of holes, staples, studs and glue are all noted and photographed.

Not all cars are equal, nor are their convertible tops. No-frills cars are likely to have relatively simple tops, but luxury cars often have more complicated tops, such as the roof covering on the featured 1984 Buick Riviera convertible. Installing one of these tops is no easy task, so replacement of this top was trusted to a professional, D. Chase of Chasin’ Perfection. More »

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