1959 Buick Electra 225 Convertible, California Car, Hollywood Movie Feature Car!
- Condition: Used
- Make: Buick
- Model: Electra
- SubModel: 225
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: 225
- Year: 1959
- Mileage: 93,999
- VIN: 8F3014905
- Color: Red
- Engine size: 401 V-8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Red
- Options: Convertible
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1959 Buick Electra 2251959 Buick Electra 225 Convertible Description
1959 Buick Electra 225 ConvertibleFeatured in Star-studded Hollywood movie “These Old Broads” (2009) Walter Smith of Redondo Beach, A Restoration Same owner for past 28 years Extensive service records and restoration receipts 401ci Buick Wildcat 455 V8 Engine 2-speed Dyna-flow Automatic Transmission Desirable Red leather trim (code #870) Magazine car, eatured in “Collectible Automobile” (1992, une)
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this statuesque and rarely seen 1959 Buick Electra 225 convertible that spent most of its life in sunny California and has been featured in both a major movie and automobile publication. This desirable red on red convertible comes with personal records from the previous owner of 28 years, Collectable Automobile” magazine article (copy included), estoration receipts, 3 years of service records, nd boasts a featured role in the movie “These Old Broads”, riven by Peter Graves and carried Liz Taylor (Cleopatra), ebbie Reynolds (The Unsinkable Molly Brown), hirley MacLaine (The Apartment) and Joan Collins (The Saint)..with the added bonus of an autographed piece of Hollywood memorabilia!
Finished in a beautiful code correct Tampico Red, his exceptionally rare classic Buick boasts a well kept older restoration with decent paint that shows very well with some imperfections and signs of age visible upon close inspection. All trim, hrome and brightwork is present and in good shape showing some signs of age but overall very presentable with good fit and finish. Body is straight with good body panel alignment, testament to its dry climate history and to the degree of care this car has received over the years. Completing the exterior look is a set of factory 15″ steel wheels and wheel covers with wide white wall tires.
Inside, he rich all red interior (code 870) shows beautifully with no major visible signs of wear, eats are accented with white piping, oor panels and dashboard are also in excellent condition. Power windows, actory Sonomatic radio with electric antenna, he white convertible top and boot. Trunk also presents very well with full mat in good condition and includes a spare tire with cover, ack and some additional accessories as shown in photos.
This nicely represented Buick features a 401 cid Buick wildcat 455 V8 engine linked to a 2-speed Dynaflow automatic transmission, ower steering, ower brakes and dual exhaust. Engine compartment is unmodified, lean and well detailed with original components intact including intake and exhaust manifolds, ir cleaner and valve covers.
Finding a nice driveable full size classic like this Buick 225 is rare enough, he fact that several of Hollywood’s finest actors and actresses actually rode around in this very car gives it a tremendous story that only few can match! For the American Classic enthusiast with an eye for the truly unique, his amazing piece of history will delight even the most seasoned car buff! GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 93,999, t is sold as is and is mileage exempt. The car is being sold on a clean & clear title.