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1968 Buick Riviera
The success of the Buick Riviera was evident as sales continued to rise.

1968 Buick Riviera

In 1968 the Buick Riviera underwent exterior changes that included the grille being restyled again with large parking lights housed in the new bumpers. The engine options remained the same with the 430V8 with 360hp. Sales were still rising and 49,284 models were sold.

1968 Buick Riviera Production Numbers

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
49400 87 2 dr Sport Coupe - 5P $5,245 4,222 lbs 49,284

 

VIN Numbers

Serial numbers are located on the drivers side hinge pillar post, above the instrument panel and stamped on the engine block.

First Symbol - Make
4 = Buick
Second & Third Symbol - Series
33 - Special Deluxe 54 - LeSabre Custom
34 - Special Deluxe / GS350 64 - Wildcat
35 - Skylark 66 - Wildcat Custom
44 - Skylark Custom / Sportwagon 82 - Electra 225
46 - GS 400 84 - Electra 225 Custom
52 - LeSabre 94 - Riviera
Fourth & Fifth Symbol - Body Style
27 - 2-dr Coupe 57 - 2-dr Hardtop
35 - 4-dr Coupe 65 - 4-dr three seat Sportwagon
37 - 2-dr Hardtop 67 - 2-dr Convertible
39 - 4-dr Hardtop 69 - 4-dr Sedan
55 - 4-dr Hardtop 87 - 2-dr Riviera Hardtop
Sixth Symbol - Model Year
8 - 1968
Seventh Symbol - Assembly Plant
B - Baltimore, MD. K - Kansas City, MO.
C - Southgate, CA. V - Bloomfield, MI.
D - Doraville, GA. X - Kansas City, KS.
H - Flint, MI.

Y - Wilmington, DE.

I - Oshawa, Ontario Canada Z - Fremont, OH.
Last Six Digits - Production Number
Sequential assembly number at that plant with series mixed in production.

 

 

 

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