Mixed Up Nova: 1976 Buick Skylark

The early 1970s Chevrolet Nova was categorized in GM’s fleet as a compact but with a 111 inch wheelbase and a 189 inch overall length, it was anything but compact. GM’s desire for marketshare was equally not compact and they released corporate cousins in the Oldsmobile Omega, and Pontiac Ventura, and Buick Apollo. Strange side note, but the Apollo was also assembled by Pars Khodro in Tehran and known as the Buick Iran, what a strange time. Anyway, in 1975 Buick decided to rename the Novapollo as the Skylark and today’s example has a more modern LS-based V8 that is setup with a carburetor. What old is new again is new but old again. Find this 1976 Buick Skylark offered for $13,800 in Tucson, AZ via craigslist. Tip from Cory.

From the seller:

1976 Buick
condition: good
cylinders: 8 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 10000
paint color: white
size: mid-size
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: coupe


Grandma’s 1976 Buick Skylark ( AKA The Sleeper ) Similar body as Nova. Converted LS.5 Engine and Trans. Automatic Cold Air P/s P/b Also have set of Center Line Wheels to go with it and much more. For Sale or Possible Trade. Send Pic’s of trade. Trades would have to come to me. Folder full of conversion. Drive it anywhere. If interested, Please send a Phone # for contact. No Phone # No Response. Thanks for looking.

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