1970 Buick Electra Review
A Beauty While Looking, And A Beast When Driving — Greatest body lines of large luxury sedans for the year of 1970. Timeless classic that receives offers at many stoplights. Always places well at car shows. Elegant vehicle that is perfect for a night out on the town, a Sunday cruise with the family, or attending a car show with your buddies.
Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)
Pros: Cleanest ORIGINAL that I have ever laid eyes on...
Cons: Gets 200 miles per full tank. Front seats need repair.
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