Buick Skylark 76X 

  • built in USA
  • 1953
  • 170 HP 5.3L
 
As though its lengthy list of standard features, styling, performance and $5,000 price were not exclusive enough, the fortunate original purchasers of the 1953 Skylark could have their name engraved on a gold-colored emblem placed within the steering wheel nub.
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The luxurious convertible not only took visual cues from Buick’s exotic dream cars, it was the first Buick to be offered with V-8 power.
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Data points Key details of the Buick Skylark 76X

Number built

Skylark 76X
1,690 cars
Veneno
4 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

Skylark 76X
170 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Buick Skylark 76X

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With a modern grille, sweeping lines, cut-down doors, shortened windscreen, round wheel cutouts and chrome running the length of the car, the Skylark reflected the optimism and power of General Motors in the early 1950s, and the public greeted this all-new Skylark with the highest admiration.
The luxurious convertible not only took visual cues from Buick’s exotic dream cars, it was the first Buick to be offered with V-8 power.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Buick
Type of car Production car
Year 1953
Highest auction price 1953 Buick Skylark, $192k, November 2010
Number built 1,690 cars

engine

Displacement 5,277 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas

power & handling

Maximum hp 170 HP @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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