RARE, ORIGINAL, 1983 Buick Riviera XX, 20th Anniversary Edition & Parts Car!

Price: US $500.00 Item location: Penn Yan, New York, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Buick
  • Model: Riviera
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: XX Anniversary
  • Year: 1983
  • Mileage: 100,300
  • VIN: 00000000000000000
  • Color: Tan
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: FWD
  • Interior color: Brown
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1983 Buick Riviera

RARE OPPORTUNITY! There were only 500 production cars produced. Here is some info provided by the Riviera Owner's Association:

"1983 marked a milestone for the Riviera.The 20th year of production, and the honored privilege to run as the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 race.

For production Buick had 500 two-door hardtop copies made of the Indy pace cars. The model was called the “XX Anniversary Edition”. The production car had the same options the pace car minus being a convertible. The equipment included, true wire wheels made by the Appliance Wheel Company, body painted two tone beige with Anniversary grill and front end panel. (Note: the grill in 83 was standard in 84/85). Front and rear bumper stripes were brown with gold inserts. Rocker, belt and roof drip moldings were anodized dark brown. Fender, deck lid, side and grille emblems said Riviera XX, which was plated in 24-carat gold.

The hood emblem and wheel centers were also gold and were color and designed coordinated. The interior was a medium beech special interior with suede seat inserts in dark brown with each seat numbered according to the production number of the car. Real English walnut wood veneer trim plates were standard, included was a real wood steering wheel with leather grips and 26 oz. wool carpeting hand made in Germany.

Also included were a 140 mph speedometer along with leather and walnut door and rear bolster trim. On the glove box was a brass plaque that said Riviera XX Twentieth Anniversary Buick Riviera with the Indianapolis 500 speedway logo.The trunk interior had the same wool carpeting as the interior along with a special trunk lid inside cover in carpeted wool with a gold stitched leather emblem that said Riviera XX. Also standard, rear window defroster, Gran Touring suspension with four wheel disc brakes, dual electric mirrors plus Uniroyal gold wall stripe steel belted radial tires. The standard engine was the 4.1-liter V-6 with the 5.0-liter V8 optional. The model was truly a unique hand-made Riviera. Other changes were that the V8 was no longer available as an option for the T-Type and the diesel engine was only available in the standard coupe.”

**ABOVE Originally published in The Riview Vol. 21, No. 6 September/October 2005”

The licensed/registered/inspected car has over 100,3xx miles. It runs/drives good, air-ride suspension works, radio, and, a/c work. Cruise control doesn't work nor does the right passenger power seat. Paint is all original; needs a new paint job & striping. Some dents here and there in the sheet metal-nothing serious. Slight rusting on door bottoms/jams-just surface. THIS was a FLORIDA CAR all its life. Interior shows wear on front seats and center fold-down. Plastic is brittle on seat belt buckles.

We have a parts car to go with it. Have the correct wheels, but only have three hubcaps-1 is damaged. Did run & drive.

Can provide addl photos of any area you want to see closer on either of these cars. We have good feedback and want it to stay that way. BE GLAD TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS OR PROVIDE ADDL INFO. Vin# provided upon request. Have clean titles to both cars.

Great investment opportunity and enjoy the ride of a Riviera. Nothing like it!

Buyer accepts "as-is".

Payment must be received within 7 days close of auction. Arrangements for pickup are responsibility of Buyer. Please contact Seller within 24 hours to advise of arrangements.