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1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor

Sale price: $US $6,549.00 make an offer
Last update: 27.08.2016

Sale type: Fixed price listing

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Manufacturer: Buick
Model: Skylark
Year: 1962
Type: Hardtop
Color: Black
Mileage: 83,000
Engine: 215
Transmission: Automatic
Trim: Rare Factory Power Pack, NO RUST
Interior Color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor for sale

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1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor Photo
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor
  • 1962 Buick Skylark w/Power Pack All-Aluminum V8 Motor

Extremely Rare 1962 Buick Skylark. all-aluminum. high compression V8. hardtop coupe with the "Power Pack" factory engine. Only a few of these are left on the planet in this condition. NO RUST. very original. Just in unbelievable condition. No accidents. all original sheet metal. low miles. well cared for.  No leaks. tires are good. I can't think of anything it needs.

 MORE PHOTOS CLICK HERE: PHOTOBUCKET   And I will be adding more Photobucket photos as the Auction progresses.
These previously unknown and discarded "Y-body" cars are now becoming known and desired. Very light at 2700lbs and fast. compact size. cutting edge engineering. unibody. early muscle cars. Prices are rising fast.

Skylarks were special built: In 1962 Buick made a Limited Edition car in the Special line with a High Compression "Power Pack" all aluminum V8 engine.  This motor is a work of art and an engineering masterpiece.  GM sold the Patients. tooling. and manufacturing rights of the Buick 215 to Rover of England in 1964 and the motor was used in many vehicles. race cars. boats. and even airplanes due to it light weight and reliability. It was also used in Land Rovers until about 2004.
At cars shows I have yet to see another one. and it gets LOTS of attention.
This car is Rust-Free and still has the original undercoating on the underside of the body. Under the undercoating in some spots you can see the MINT original primer. It is in incredible shape for a 54 year old car. Everything works. it drives great. and it is fast.  
Options: Rare Regal Black exterior and Red interior combo. Tinted windshield. glare proof tilt-type mirror. remote-control outside mirror. Dual-Path drive. wheel discs. white sidewall tires. back-up lamps. glove box lamp. electric clock (works!). deluxe radio that works. nbsp;windshield washer. Everything works great.
Skylark model standard options included: Power Pack motor. floor carpets. foam padded front and rear seat cushions. safety padded instrument panel. chrome roof drip moldings. chrome roof moldings. single-speed wipers. oil filter. deluxe steering wheel. rocker panel & wheel opening moldings.
Original Paperwork:   Owners Manual. Service Manuals. Current California registration and fees paid until April 2017. Clear title in my name. in hand.
The Engine is numbers matching. and by that I mean the engine is THE "born with" unit. V. I. N. is stamped on the engine. I believe the transmission is original too. but I can not see any V. I. N. on it. I don't believed these were stamped.  
Engine:  Rebuilt about 3000 miles ago.  On the car now is an all-new Offenhauser Dual Weber DCNVA carburetor intake. The original stock intake. rebuilt original 4 bbl carb. and original air cleaner come with the car and is a very easy swap if desired. Stock exhaust manifolds flow into custom exhaust with a FlowMaster muffler and it sounds great. Cam is a Crower Level 3 and has a nice strong lope to it and lots of power. Valve covers and air cleaner still have original paint on them in excellent condition. Fresh oil change. coolant changed. all new hoses. new plugs and wires. new coil.                                                                                Transmission: Original 2 speed Dual-Path. Looks to be rebuilt. Shifts perfectly. Fluid changed.

Rear end: Original 3:36 ratio.  Oil changed.

Brakes: All good. Stops perfectly. Newer pads. Fluid changed. Wheel bearings cleaned and repacked.

Body:  Beautiful rust free with original panels. base coat/ clear coat repaint about 1 month ago. NO rust repairs needed. All trim was removed. Car was block sanded. Color sanded and buffed. High gloss. No dents. nbsp;scratches etc.  Body is still very original. GSX emblem added to grill. easy to remove but looks perfect there. Unbelievably clean under body. All original glass is good. Front and Rear bumpers are new chrome. All trim is excellent. some minor pitting around rear taillights. but I did not feel the need to re-chrome. Some new window and door weatherstripping where needed only. Body is RUST FREE.

Interior: Very Rare red/black BX514 code interior. Steering wheel is excellent condition-no cracks. Dash is excellent-no cracks. original door panels are excellent. nbsp;original headliner is excellent. span > original clock is still working. All gauges and controls work. Excellent original seat covers front and rear except only drivers seat looks redone. New carpet. original excellent mesh package tray. All windows roll up and down great. trunk still has original Woven trunk mat. very Rare to find these mats still intact. Spare tire and jack.


This car is one of the rarest cars out there and is a joy to drive.

It is super-smooth. fast. and gets looks every where it goes. It's a very light weight car with lots of power. Runs excellent.

I really hate to sell it. but I have another project waiting.

(license plates frames not included in this auction)
Very easy access for Shipper trucks to pick up this car. I will help your shipper and be available anytime for scheduling with your shipper.

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