1968 Buick Riviera For Sale

Classic Car Facts

1968 Buick RivieraMidnight Teal Metallic ... Black vinyl interior ... Power windows ... Power seat ... 430 CID V-8 ... Dual exhaust ... 74,600 original miles ...

“You’ve always known that someday you’d be driving the finest car on the road.  Why not today?”

These were the words with which Buick lured buyers to its showrooms in 1968 to experience firsthand its elegant Riviera.  Always a car of distinction, as Buick’s flagship model, the Riviera exemplified a unique combination of styling, luxury, and sportiness that appealed to the well-heeled.

This gorgeous 1968 Buick Riviera is finished in Midnight Teal Metallic.  More recently refinished in its original color, its finish has a stunning luster that is further accentuated by an abundance of chrome and brightwork that is in very good condition.  Adding further distinction to its appearance are its wire wheel hub caps and hide-away headlamps—a feature unique to the Riviera.

The original interior is similarly refined and is luxuriously appointed.  You’ll appreciate the optional extra-cost custom trim interior, which features high quality Black all-vinyl Strato seats.  Tasteful use chrome and brushed stainless steel strike just the right balance of luxury and sportiness.  The seating areas, carpeting, dashboard, door panels, and headliner are in excellent original condition, and exhibit only the most minimal wear.

You will also appreciate this car’s long list of standard and optional comfort and convenience items, including the following:

  • Power windows
  • 4-way power seat
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Power antenna
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • AM radio
  • Rear window defroster

All power options work as they should, with the exception of the electric clock.

Powered by a 4-barrel carbureted 430 CID V-8 and a three-speed automatic transmission, this car generates an impressive 360 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque.  Other mechanical features include power steering, power brakes, and dual exhaust system.  Having just 74,600 original miles, this car runs and drives as well as it looks.

Always well maintained, this car has received the following recent updates:

  • New tires
  • New ball joints
  • New stabilizer link
  • New headlamp vacuum canisters
  • Conversion of A/C system to R-134a

Given the care this car has received, it will likely delight for many more year to come.

One item of note is that minor imperfections in the exterior chrome and brightwork do not detract from the overall appearance of this car.

If a well equipped and beautifully presented 2nd generation Riviera is what you desire, this is the car for you!