Our 1965 Buick Skylark Convertible was born in Fremont, California, a suburb of San Jose. We are the 2nd owners of this vehicle which we have named ‘Red Beauty’ for our CB handle. The original purchase price was $3,473 which included features such as a Super Turbine 300 Transmission, radio, back-up lights and Soft Ray tinted glass and a remote controlled rear view mirror!
The original color on this V-8 was Burgundy Mist, but we have repainted her with a more popping red. Red Beauty has Positive Traction and is equipped with a spotlight which is always a talking point at car shows. We have the original booklets and also the Buick Protect-O-Plate! The lights across the rear were originally designed by the Buick engineers to be sequential, but for some reason the engineers dropped that thought.
We have added air shocks, the motor has been rebuilt, along with the tranny and the radiator. We have only been in the Collective Car hobby for 10 years, but we have managed to take trips to Nebraska, Missouri, Utah, and Deadwood, So. Dakota along with our home state and Gateway, Colorado. People are always amazed at the size of the trunk. It can hold a large cooler, table and chairs, and a well equipped tool box and luggage for a road trip!