The Buick Invicta was produced from 1959 through 1963. The name Invicta was Latin which refers to invincibility. They were full-sized vehicles offered in multiple body styles including a 2-door hardtop and convertible, and 4-door hardtop and station wagon. In 1960, Buick introduced a custom trim package called the Series 4600 Invicta which featured bucket seats and a 'consolette'. Sales were modest.
The Buick Invicta was powered by Buick's big-block 401 cubic-inch V8 engine which gave the car the nickname 'banker's hotrod.'
In 1962, Buick introduced the Wildcat 2-door hardtop within the Invicta series which featured bucket seats, vinyl top, special badging and trim, and a full console.
Sales for the 1963 Invicta station wagons were 3,495. This was the final year for the Invicta brand name. It was replaced by the Wildcat.
By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2007
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