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Buick Electra (1977–89)

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Buick Electra (C-body). 1977–89 (prod. n/a). 2- and 4-door sedan, 5-door wagon. F/R, 4129 cm³ (V6 OHV), 5034, 5726, 6600 cm³ petrol, 5737 cm³ diesel (V8 OHV). Electra downsized to more sensible proportions, initially with smaller V8s, then a six joining the line-up for 1980. Hugely improved over previous model. Wagon brought into Electra range for 1980, where it remained till 1989, albeit on the LeSabre’s 116 in wheelbase—sedans were on 118·9 in; sedans went to smaller front-wheel drive body for 1985 model year.

Manufacturing locations: Flint, Michigan, USA; Arlington, Texas, USA

Marque: Buick | Model: Buick Electra | Predecessors: Buick Electra (1971–6), Buick Estate (1977–9, 1990) | Successors: Buick Electra (1985–90), Buick Estate (1977–9, 1990), Buick Roadmaster (1991–6)

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