Images are general in nature and may not reflect the specific vehicle selected.
History of the 1966-1970 Buick Riviera
Clean, flowing lines marked the 1966 Buick Riviera as a marvelously pure example of automotive design. The car's 119-inch wheelbase chassis was a rear-drive variant of the new perimeter-frame design used by the contemporary 1966 front-wheel-drive Oldsmobile Toronado.
A 340-hp Buick “nailhead” V-8 was standard in all 1966 Rivieras. The Gran Sport option now consisted of appearance and handling items.
With only minor exterior changes, the 1967 Riviera featured a new Buick 430 V-8. The Gran Sport package officially became “GS” equipment. For 1969, AccuDrive and variable ratio power steering made Riviera an even greater road car.
The restyled 1970 Riviera offered a retrospective take on swoopy French cars of the 1930s. This bit of design whimsy resulted in an uncharacteristically baroque Riviera; a fully dressed ’70, with its sweeping moldings and rear skirts, belied the high-compression 370-hp, 455-cid, V-8 dwelling underhood.
Condition is everything when selecting a 1966-70 Riviera for collector purposes; their clean forms do not suffer blemishes well. Exceptional cars are rare, breathtakingly beautiful and sure to enjoy continued appreciation.
1970 Buick Riviera Info
2dr Sport Coupe
8-cyl. 455cid/370hp 4bbl
Curb Weight: 4216 lbs.
Length: 215.5 in.
Wheel Base: 119 in.
*Please note: All prices shown here are based on various data sources, as detailed in About Our Prices. For all Hagerty Insurance clients: The values shown do not imply coverage in this amount. In the event of a claim, the guaranteed value(s) on your policy declarations page is the amount your vehicle(s) is covered for, even if the value displayed here is different. If you would like to discuss your Hagerty Insurance policy, please call us at 877-922-9701.