1971 Buick Skylark

The 1971 Buick Skylark wore styling that was similar to its 1970 model year sibling. The base overhead-valve six-cylinder engine displaced 250 cubic-inches offering 155 horsepower. An optional V8 displaced 350 CID and delivered 260 horsepower. Body styles included a coupe, hardtop coupe, and sedan on the base trim level. The Skylark Custom trim level offered extra brightwork and luxury amenities, plus a hardtop sedan and convertible body style.

The Buick Skylark had a heater and defroster, Step-On parking brake, ashtrays, and padded head restraints. The interior was vinyl or vinyl and cloth. The Custom level trim added a Comfort-Flo ventilation system, glove box light, Deluxe steering wheel, and full carpeting. Custom badges and rocker panel molding helped distinguish the Custom to the base level.

A total of 61,201 examples of the hardtop coupe were built, plus an additional 29,536 examples of the Custom hardtop coupe. Total production of all body styles exceeded 184,500 examples, which accounted for over 33% of Buick's total production.

by Daniel Vaughan | Oct 2019

Related Reading : Buick Skylark History

In 1953 Buick introduced the Skylark - a vehicle built to celebrate the companys 50th anniversary and intended to be produced as a limited edition off of the Roadmaster line. Designed by the famous Harley Earl, the car had style and performance. The vehicle appeared to be lower than the standard convertibles, this was due to the body design. Ventiports, also known as portholes, were absent from the....
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1971 Vehicle Profiles

1971 Buick Skylark vehicle information

Designer: Harley Earl

Chassis Num: 444671H205655

For 1971, Buick built 3,993 examples of the Skylark Convertible bodystyle. It has Comfort-Flo ventilation system, a glovebox light, Deluxe steering wheel, and full carpeting. Power is from a rebuilt matching numbers 350 cubic-inch engine backed by an....[continue reading]

Chassis #: 444671H205655 

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1971 Skylark
1971 Buick Skylark Price Range: $2,845 - $3,520

$3,285 - $3,476

Model Year Production

1976Chevrolet (2,103,862)Toyota (1,884,260)Ford (1,861,537)737,466
1975Chevrolet (1,755,773)Toyota (1,714,836)Ford (1,569,608)481,768
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)495,063
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)821,165
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,368,216)679,921
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)551,188
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)666,501
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)665,422
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)651,823
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)562,507
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)553,870

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