1961 Buick Electra
2 Door Hardtop
The Paint: Original PC1 Turquoise Iridescent/White, very nice factory paint
The Engine: Original 401 CID 4 bbl “Nail head” V8 producing 325 Horsepower, and 445 ft. lbs. Of torque, All stock with the exception of electronic ignition, smooth, strong running engine.
The Transmission: Original Dyna-flow automatic, rebuilt
The Differential: Original, highway gearing
The Suspension: Front and rear Air-Ride, controllable from the driver's seat, rides very smooth, and comfortably.
The Interior: 752 Turquoise cloth/vinyl, with 1963 Chevrolet Impala upholstery, bucket seat, and a customized console with tachometer from a 1963 Buick Wildcat. Matching door panels, correct new matching carpeting, and headliner. Original “MirroMatic” tilting thermometer style speedometer with original speed minder, original dash surface mounted clock, and original radio.
Windshield wipers work
All lights work
Air-Ride Suspension with hidden interior controls
Newer dual exhaust system
17” Chrome Ridler wheels with black wall radials
Beautifully finished luggage compartment with custom upholstered matching side and forward panels to hide the Air-ride system.
Clean original, no damage, no-rust undercarriage
Original steel wheels and wheel covers accompanies the car
Original bench seat accompanies the car
Looking for the ultimate cruiser? Clean, all windows down, arm out the window, plenty of room, and smooth running and driving “Top of the Line” comfort where ever you go? This Buick Electra is set up, and dialed in just perfect for easy crusin'. I mean, you may as well be comfortable heading to the car show or Cruise-in...Right?
Perhaps you're into the Mid-Century modern vibe. You know, the late '50's-early '60's homes with the Butterfly roofs, and hip modern furniture in vibrant colors! Well, this Electra is placed right in the thick of that era, and it's as cool and can be!
Fire up the 401 “Nail head”, and enjoy the vintage sounds emanating from the dual exhaust, pull the Dyna-flow transmission into drive, and just try not to notice the smiles and adulation you're gonna receive as you cruise down the boulevard.
Once you get to the car event, your favorite restaurant, classic burger joint, or Ice Cream parlor, release the air from the suspension with the two hidden toggles, and watch the jaws drop right along with your suspension.
Of course, this 78,768 original miles Buick looks cool from every angle, including it's ultra clean, subtly customized interior, and awesome 401 V8, that everyone is gonna want to see. But, taking in all of this, and having this striking Electra sitting down on those 17's, is just about all the on-lookers will be able to take! It's just about as cool as it gets!
Finally, what should not be glossed over is the beautiful glossy Turquoise and White paint that pulls the eyeballs out of your head before you see any of the other a fore mentioned traits... Adorned with beautiful bright work, and chrome including the four “Venti ports” on the front fenders indicating that this is a high-end model.
What a beautiful, unusual, super fun classic car! This 1961 Buick Electra Hardtop is definitely hard to beat!