The Toronto Spring Classic Car Auction

Lot : SP24
1983 Buick Riviera Convertible

Auctioned on Sunday, May 1, 2016

Not Sold at a High Bid of $27,000

  • Engine Displacement: 307
  • Transmission: Automatic

1983 Buick Riviera "Convertible"
Every so often an Affordable, yet Unique, and rare motorcar comes along....this is one of these moments.
Ordered New through Foster Pontiac Buick in Toronto Canada, and GM as per the Dealer Order Confirmation sheet accompanying this "Riviera" Convertible, This is one Special vehicle. With "23" Factory Chargeable options, this is an Extremely well specified motorcar. This Special Riviera comes with the *Original Build Sheet, *Original Bill of Sale, *Original Owner's Manuals, *Original Extended Service Agreement, *Original Pre-Delivery Checklist, *Original Paint Warranty and even, incredibly, the Original *SOLD STICKER that was placed on the car when it was sold in 1983 !! Included in this "Special Wish" Order is the 307 Y V/8 Numbers-matching Motor, a necessary engine option, given the Grand "Luxury Cruiser" it is. The Riveria Convertible was the Summer vehicle of Choice for Many GM Executives, and for Rival Brand Executives in the automobile industry. 1-OWNER vehicle from new! Having been Fair Weather cherished, and enjoyed a mere 2,700 Average annual Kilometers annually. No Winters. 1-of-50 (app) Built for Entire Canadian Production year. These Special Riviera Convertibles were only Built in "2" exterior Colours: White OR Firemist Red metallic. (The Rare one is the Firemist Red metallic, as only approximately 400 were ever built for entire production run in this Rare Colour! This vehicle has just come out of a Climate-controlled, and protected environment, and has just enjoyed and received: replacement of Near all Filters, all Fluids, fresh plugs, wires, Tune up, Air-Conditioning check/re-New/Re-charge, carburetor completely re-Built, four Brand New Correct White Wall Tires just Installed , and much more (Over $5,000 Just Spent) to bring to outstanding, virtually As-Built order Riviera to a state to Enjoy with Peace of Mind, while appreciating in Value. The Riviera was an extremely popular vehicle having sold over 50,234 in total. However, to realize exactly how precious, and rare the "Convertible" Riviera is, a mere .09 (YES..Less than 1/10 of 1-percent were built in Convertible form). A good reason for this, .....the Convertible was an Extremely Expensive motorcar. This particular vehicle having a list price as equipped in Excess of $34,266 Before taxes in 1983 ! Books+Manuals+ Original Brochure+GM Dealer Order confirmation sheet with all options/order listed+Original Boot Cover+Period* items All accompany this vehicle. So Much More. ** Fully Certified. Rarely presented, or offered, this Must See Riviera is surely THE One to own and appreciate.