The Truth About Cars » buick riviera http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 20:05:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1973 Buick Riviera http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/junkyard-find-1973-buick-riviera/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/junkyard-find-1973-buick-riviera/#comments Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=580337 Just about everybody likes the “Boat-Tail” Riviera, and you’d think that would make even battered examples valuable enough to avoid the cold jaws of The Crusher. Think again! This car is very rough, with a lot of three-dimensional patina, but it doesn’t seem to have much super-cancerous rust. When the 1973 oil crisis hit, the […]

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Just about everybody likes the “Boat-Tail” Riviera, and you’d think that would make even battered examples valuable enough to avoid the cold jaws of The Crusher. Think again! This car is very rough, with a lot of three-dimensional patina, but it doesn’t seem to have much super-cancerous rust. When the 1973 oil crisis hit, the […]

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Buick Riviera Concept: Yes Please! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/buick-riviera-concept-yes-please/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/buick-riviera-concept-yes-please/#comments Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:23:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=485534 Unfortunately, this is just a design study meant for the Shanghai Auto Show. But GM, how about an Alpha-based Riviera? This concept is supposedly a plug in hybrid, but the new twin-turbo V6 would fit nicely under the hood of this thing. More live pictures to follow.

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Unfortunately, this is just a design study meant for the Shanghai Auto Show. But GM, how about an Alpha-based Riviera? This concept is supposedly a plug in hybrid, but the new twin-turbo V6 would fit nicely under the hood of this thing. More live pictures to follow.

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Curbside Classic: 1972 Boattail Buick Riviera http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/curbside-classic-1972-boattail-buick-riviera/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/curbside-classic-1972-boattail-buick-riviera/#comments Fri, 14 May 2010 16:04:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=356447 The boattail Riviera is a fitting finale to Curbside Classics for now. I’ve had a thing for fastbacks since day one, and I’ve been indulging in them this week. This Riviera also represents the difficult ending of an era, where the large luxury coupe, especially GM’s, was the standard bearer for American design innovation and […]

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The boattail Riviera is a fitting finale to Curbside Classics for now. I’ve had a thing for fastbacks since day one, and I’ve been indulging in them this week. This Riviera also represents the difficult ending of an era, where the large luxury coupe, especially GM’s, was the standard bearer for American design innovation and […]

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