1953 Buick Skylark

When they say “they don’t make them like this, anymore” these are the sorts of cars they are talking about:

Created to mark Buick’s 50th anniversary, the sporty 1953 Buick Skylark was a factory customized convertible with Buick’s first high-compression, 322 in³ (5.3 L) Nailhead V8.

It was sold a a limited-production, low-volume model, and one that cost $5,000. Buick sold 1,690 units,

All of those curves and lines and stamps were not easy to mass produce — the bodies of these cars were essentially all hand built

Spectacular examples go for about $150k.

 

 

 

 

Source: Classic Driver

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