1960 Buicks are famous in the hobby, mainly collected by Buick folks and hot rodders. The 60 looks more handsome up front and has some contours from the headlights towards the front door.
The LeSabre was the bottom of the line model starting in 1959 replacing the Special and becoming Buick bread and butter series. Standard power was a 364cid Nailhead V8 with 10.25:1 compression which put out 250 horsepower with a 2 barrel carburetor. A no cost choice was a low compression 9.0:1 version with 235 horsepower. Add 4 barrel to the standard engine and have 300 horses. All were standard with 3 speed manual with Turbine Drive automatic a popular choice.
The 4 door hadtops were the most versatile what with their flatrop roofline with rear overhang, the 4 door sedan looked to meet the needs of most Americans as its was the best selling Buick for 1960 with 54,033 units built.
It was sold new in Texas and spent most of its life in a town called Hereford. This main specimen of a finned automobile from Flint managed to score a top bid of $14,300 at the 2024 Barret Jackson Socttsdale Auction.
Barrett Jackson on its annual Arizona collector car auction announced Monday it will host a 2nd Scottsdale auction from Oct.10-13. After we hosted an auction in Scottsdale in October 2020 we get incredible feedback on how everyone enjoyed coming to this destination city that time of year.We have made Scottsdale the epicenter of the collector car universe every january and we look forward to solidifying that title year round in 2024. Chairman CEO Craig Jackson.
Rocker Sammy Hagar 2015 LaFerrari will be the centerpiece of the fall auction event.
There is lot of even going around Scottsdale. Brilliant vehicles most with rumbling V8s, appearing on stage at the 2024 Barrett Jackson Scottsdale Auction. The 2024 Barrett Jackson Scottsdale Collector Car Auction continues today and runs through Sunday, January 28th at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
The top car for Friday was evergreen car in the hobby a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429. Top bid for the Black Jade SportRoof was an amazing $44000.