In a cosmic clash of “stronger, better, fancier,” the revamped Park Avenue strutted onto the scene in ’97, flexing GM’s G platform muscles like it owned the place. Talk about an identity crisis—GM decided to stick with the name C platform, confusing everyone except probably themselves! Under the hood, they juiced up the 3800 Series II, making the Ultra models the adrenaline junkies with their supercharged swagger. It’s like giving a sports car a cup of coffee, right? The base trim rocked a hood ornament, proudly waving the flag for ornament aficionados everywhere. Meanwhile, the Ultra kept it low-key with a subtle tri-shield thingy on the grill’s upper edge. And hey, who knew the base Park Avenue would hold the prestigious title of the last hood-ornament-toting Buick in the U.S.? Gotta give credit where it’s due for holding onto that hood swag! Find this 1999 Buick Park Avenue offered for $4,350 in Charleston, WV via hemmings. Tip from BP.
From the seller:
3800 Series II V6 3.8L
BODY STYLE OR TRIM PACKAGES
Base Sedan 4D
This white 1999 Buck Park Avenue sedan is a true gem. With only 76,120 miles on the odometer, this car has been well-maintained and cared for by its previous owner. The interior is immaculate, with very minimal signs of wear and tear on driver’s seat. The car has been fitted with a new battery and alternator, ensuring that it is in top working condition. The AC will need to be recharged and the tires replaced.
Under the hood, the car boasts a 3.8 liter V6 3800 Series II Engine with 205 horsepower. This engine has been listed as one of Ward’s 10 Best Engines of the 20th Century, a testament to its reliability and performance. The car is a four-door sedan, making it perfect for families or those who need a little extra space.
Despite its age, the car still exudes tasteful luxury and lasting elegance. The heated seats are a welcome addition, especially during the colder months. However, it is worth noting that the car has suffered some damage to the paint due to being parked under a tree for a lengthy period. There are only one or two spots of rust on an otherwise solid car. Overall, this Park Avenue by Buick is a fantastic choice for anyone looking for a reliable, well-maintained car with a touch of luxury.
See a better way to drive something old? email@example.com