1959 Buick Electra

225 Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 13, 2010
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 13, 2010
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 12, 2010
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 11, 2010
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Chassis No.
8F4006011
OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE
325 bhp, 401 cu. in. Nailhead V8 engine, automatic transmission, independent front suspension with unequal-length A-arms and coil springs, live rear axle with coil springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 126"
Over its long history, Buick often rebelled against its position within Alfred P. Sloan’s carefully stratified GM marque hierarchy, with Buick’s aspirations best expressed by the new-for-1959 Electra 225. The “225” was derived fro