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1968 Buick Special
1968 Buick Special

1968 Buick Special

The Special was upgraded to the Special Deluxe series and offered a 2 door coupe and 4 door sedan along with a 4 door station wagon models. Among standard items on the Special Deluxe models had a 250 CID V6 engine with 155 hp. The California GS carried the same model number as a Special Deluxe V8. Additional standard features included a heater and defroster, cigar lighter, front and rear ashtrays, energy-absorbing steering column, shoulder and seat belts, and other mandated safety equipment.

 

 

1968 Buick Special Production Numbers

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Special Deluxe Series
43300 43327 2-dr Coupe - 6P $2,513 3,125 lbs 21,988
43400 43369 4-dr Sedan - 6P $2,564 3,217 lbs 16,571
Special Deluxe Series
43400 43435 4-dr Station Wagon - 6P $3,001 3,670 lbs 10,916

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Special 112 in. 200.7 in. 59.35 in. 59 in. 7.75 x 14

 

1968 Buick 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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