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1972 Buick Skylark





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V8 5.7L
Exterior Color
Sunburst Yellow
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1972 Buick Skylark 350 Sun Coupe Rare factory sunroof 350 CI V-8 engine 4-barrel carburetor TH350 automatic transmission Power steering Finished in Sunburst Yellow with Black vinyl top Vinyl bucket seat interior Center console Upgraded radio Full Climate control including AC 14x6 Buick Rally wheels BF Goodrich raised White letter tires The Sun Coupe package itself was available only on the Skylark 350 Sport Coupe. Produced only for a single model year,it is a very rare item indeed. Estimated only 1600-1800 were made. As mentioned, the sunroof is of the sliding, folding, accordion-like vinyl type--more often recognized on the Volkswagen Beetle/Bus. Surrounded by a color-matching custom vinyl top, the opening measures 42 x 50 inches when retracted. Unlike the electrically operated steel sunroof found on the Riviera and Electra 225 Sport coupe, this sunroof is operated manually. A chrome-plated combination handle/latch is located in the center of the forward edge--a twist and pull gets the job done swiftly, a lot faster than a convertible when rain threatens. You don't have to pull off the road and stop to do it, either. Your eyes will certainly notice more about the Sun Coupe than just its top. Gold-colored "Sun Coupe" script is positioned on the C-pillars. The boxed "350" emblem underneath accompanies the Skylark badge at the aft end of each rear quarter panel. Even more interesting is the aforementioned vinyl roof: Another option, it covers only 90 percent of the car, running from the windshield to the vicinity of the C-pillar. The paint stripe seen on this Sun Coupe was also an option, starting at the base of the A-pillar, running towards the rear along the top of each door, up the leading edge of the C-pillar and along the back edge of the vinyl top. The other options on this car, power steering, air conditioning, dual outside color keyed sport mirrors with drivers side remote, bucket seats, storage console and chrome Buick Road wheels. This car also has an aftermarket radio. This is a very nice driver car ready for fun in the sun and cruising! As always, we will consider all types of trades and transportation is available. Why buy from us? We are one of the oldest and largest midwest dealers who specializes in collector cars, modern muscle cars and imports. We normally have 40-90 collector cars in stock. All of our cars are handpicked purchases, not consignments, that have been evaluated for quality, value and checked over in our shop to assure drivability. These cars are available to look over, test drive and evaluate at our location, by appointment only, due to the extensive amount of travel it takes to find these vehicles. People frequently buy collector cars at auctions and have no idea what they are getting, often regretting the purchase due to issues of condition, driveability, paperwork, etc . We have 40+ year's experience in the automotive industry and can guide our customers through the complete purchase experience including shipping if needed. We will happily consider all types of trades including multiple trades of different types if necessary. We also will purchase restored cars and restored collections of cars. No projects wanted. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions regarding a vehicle we have for sale or a vehicle you have for sale. 319-366-7600

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