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1971 Buick Gran Sport Convertible
The 1971 Buick Gran Sport convertible

1971 Buick Gran Sport

Look for the GS monograms on the front fenders, deck and hood to identify or additional emblems for those cars equipped with the 455 Stage I options. At an additional cost, a GSX package was available and came with a painted hood, accent striping, blacked out grille, dual hood air scoops and special monograms.

The GS standard engine is a 350 cu. in V8 4bbl with a compression ratio of 8.5:1 with a standard 3 speed manual transmission. Available as options was a 455 V8 Stage 1 engine and a 3 speed Turbo Hydramatic transmission, column or console shift mounted or a 4 speed manual.

Inside the GS, interior dimensions are as follows:

  • 37.9 inches - front head room
  • 36.3 inches - rear head room
  • 41.6 inches - front leg room
  • 32.3 inches - rear leg room
  • 58.5 inches - front shoulder room
  • 57.1 inches - rear shoulder room

1971 Buick Gran Sport Production

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Gran Sport / GS 455 Series
43400 43437 2 dr Hardtop - 5P $3,285 3,461 lbs 8,268
43400 43467 2 dr Convertible - 5P $3,476 3,497 lbs 902

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
43400 112 in. 203.3 in. - - G78 x 14

 



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