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1965 Buick Electra Review

A Baot Anchor For The Queen Mary: My 1965 Buick Electra 225 Convertible. — You have to love American steel. This 1965 Buick Electra 225 convertible was well looked after prior to my acquiring it 3 years ago. I drove it for 2 years and decided to tear it apart and restore the entire auto. The car has a black exterior and top and a red leatherette interior. It has a 401 Nailhead engine that develops 325 stock HP and 445 ft/lbs of torque at 2,800 RPM through a TBH400 auto trans. It has many factory options including power steering and brakes, top, seats, boot release and antenna. It will be back on the road in time for summer cruise nights and long comfortable rides to places that I have not been to before. This is 1 rare auto!

Pros: A great lady in terms of American automobile history.  A wild ride, nothing tame about this gas guzzler!

Cons: Seema that no one remembers ever seeing an Electra 225 convertible. Am I that old?

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