1991 Buick Reatta User Reviews

1991 Buick Reatta Review Ratings

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  • Performance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
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  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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hopair writes:
1991 Buick Reatta 2 Dr Base Coupe Review
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5

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Unique styling, hand made with only 1200 made in 1991.  Handles like a true sports car and loves to travel on winding and twisting roads.

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None, sure some parts may be hard to find, but that's the fun of owning one.  They're not an everyday car that you see everywhere.

hopair
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Best Car I've Ever Owned — I wish I had bought the 1991 Reatta years ago. More than I expected in performance and very reliable. Very good acceleration and responsive to your driving style. Whether you are a laid back driver or like to get off the line and lead the pack, this car did it all. 16 inch wheels added even more comfort especially on the open highways. Sips gas at 30 MPG hwy. The body fittings are very tightly fitted and the interior with power seats give you the personal comfort you want. Head room is more than adequate and the leg room is not stingy like many sport cars of this size. A pleasure to drive and you will get many compliments and "what kind of car is that"?. The first Buick two seater since the 40's and one you will never see again in its simplicity and elegance.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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MasterX767 writes:
1991 Buick Reatta 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Everything about this car!

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Nothing!

MasterX767
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The Best American Car Of Its Time — This is the last American car hand made from scratch. This vehicle was produced when the foreign competition was laying waste to the American automobile industry. In cooperation with the UAW and GM, these cars were hand crafted masterpieces that are easy to work on and have all the performance & quality all American cars should have. These cars were 20 years ahead of their time with electronic everything. The only past technology on these cars is the cruise control. Otherwise, everything on this car is still very current for 21st Century automobiles. The suspension on this car is relevent to a Corvette and even has a smoothness on the touring side. Advanced rear suspension includes a variable air pressure shocks and upper & lower control arms. The tow (that's fancy suspension talk) in this car is very heavy for a sports car, yet is easy for a cruiser. These cars are only just starting to catch their second wind at 200K miles. If one services the car regularly, these cars can last. Mine has over 150K miles on it and it still burns out in second gear! I reccoment reprograming the ECU for the electric cooling fans to come on sooner, and also a fuel stabilizer for the ethanol blended gasolines. This car was built before such a calamity was introduced to gasoline. The 3800 GM V6 is also a great engine. Very durrable and with the TPI, fuel efficient fun. Altyhough the HP could be a bit more, that's nothing a modern electric supercharger can't easily fix. I wish all American cars were built to this specification.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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manikmekanik writes:
1991 Buick Reatta 2 Dr Convertible Review
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The 3800 powerplant rewards us with 28-31 hyway MPG.

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Last of the original "Seven Sisters" on the road, "Black Beauty's only surviving sister is the last handcrafted Buick to roll off the line at Flint's Reatta Craft Centre. I'll never see another like her on the road.

manikmekanik
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"black Beauty" Is The Epitomy Of Personal Luxury/exotic Style, Buick's Only Exotic Roadster. — The 1991 Buick Reatta convertible is the only exotic roadster Buick produced. With only 197 cars released, it remains the most rare line of US production cars since the 1959 Cadillac ElDorado Brougham convertible, when only 101 cars rolled-out. Hand crafted at the Lansing, MI Reatta Craft Centre, (built expressly for Reatta production line), the 1991 convertibles were endowed with many enhancements over thier predecessors. Our 1991 Buick Reatta convertible, "Black Beauty" is the last of the original "Seven Sisters" built with jet-black skin and flame red interior left on the road. Her only survivng "Little sister" is the last of the 1991 Reatta convertibles hand-crafted at the Craft Centre. Black Beauty has attended many Buick Club of America shows, including the 2008 BCA Nationals, held in Flint, MI to coincide with GM's 100th celebration. She also appears on videos in the "100 years of GM cars" parade thru downtown Flint, and in local news coverage of the "Reatta procession" thru Flint, to the show grounds, where Reattae overwhelmed the event with the most Buicks of any class. Originally purchased by then Mayor of Dallas, TX, Black Beauty still wears her "Texas Moustache" proudly, which has been recognized as her unique trademark. You can find her at Jay Leno's Garage website, where she is the only Reatta in attendance. Jay Leno does'nt even have one of these super-rare examples of automotive artistry. The Reatta is NOT your father's Buick, but "Hand-crafted luxury built for two."

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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hopair writes:
1991 Buick Reatta 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Handeling, Style, Future collectable,

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Needs paint, Small dent on nose of hood.

hopair
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Sporty — Fun car to drive. Handles great on curves and smooth on open highway. 30+ MPG HWY. Ahead of its time in style and performance. Hand made and last year of production. This is a future collectable as only 1200 were made in 1991. Black and Tan was a rare combination.

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1991 Buick Reatta 2 Dr Convertible Review
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I love everything about this car

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I don't hate anything about this car

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Best Buick Ever — The Buick Reatta is a comfortable car with amazing handling brakes speed design it is a rare car so you know their is not a lot of people with them it is hard to find parts but is totally worth getting

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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