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1970 Buick Riviera
By 1969, the Riviera had reached the peak of its popularity.

1970 Buick Riviera

In 1970 the Buick Riviera was introduced with new styling changes. A new vertical textured grill, standard rear fender skirts and the elimination of the retractable headlamps may have been the down fall as sales declined and dropped drastically for 1970. Among a positive note for the performance seekers was the introduction of the new standard 455 V8, 370hp engine with 510 lb-ft of torque. Production total for the '70 Riviera included 37,366 models sold.

1970 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 $4,854 4,216 lbs 37,366
49400 87 2 dr Gran Sport Hardtop Coupe - 6P $4,986 Not Available Not Available

 

 

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