1990 Buick Reatta Convertible
1990 Buick Reatta Convertible
The Buick Reatta was originally penned as a two-seat sports car for Buick. After much contemplation and focus on the brand's buyers, it was decided to come out with an older luxury minded buyer's car, with front wheel drive, a 2-door coupe, comfortable interior and soft ride. Today the Reatta stands out for its “futuristic” (of the time) styling and driver interface. It was one of the least expensive handmade modern cars produced at the Lansing Craft Center, with each car including a “craftsman's log” of its builders.
For consignment from a passionate about Reattas consigner, this well cared for example is all original and has been slightly worked to get all the known Reatta bugs out, and is now like showroom new, and with only 2,132 convertibles built in '90…somewhat rare. This car is also equipped with the 2 options available for this year, a CD player, and a 16 (yes count 'em… 16) way drivers power seat. Lots of conveniences, a sporty look, and a comfortable ride are just a few of it's many assets.
Bathed in its original Flame Red paint, it is holding up very nicely and with no rust. A low mileage car helps a bit too, and this one is just fab! Hidden halogen headlights with new motors and gears, and a clean all working tan canvas convertible top this aerodynamic 2-seater can be a pleasure to drive. A gold accent pinstripe, and some 3-dimensional moldings just below the belt line with a chrome thin topper both race around this rounded car to create some highlight on the red. 15-inch aluminum wheels are on all 4 corners and are wrapped in like new rubber.
Saddle leather buckets are nice and comfortable and sit in a very clean and well-preserved interior. Plenty of conveniences surround these seats including the actual driver's seat with 16-way adjustable power controls. Other features are a keyless entry, power windows, power steering, power door locks, cruise control, tilt steering and a rear window defogger. Even an AM/FM/CD player is installed. The dash, center console, and door panels are all original equipment and are all like they just left the showroom. Speaking of the dash, it sports nifty vacuum-fluorescent gauge displays and a blue LED mileage readout. Tan carpeting covers the floors, and a built in tonneau cover automatically covers the downed top. A shout out to the trunk which is also well preserved, very clean and has room for 2 golf bags.
Under the hood is a 3.8 liter V6 which is horizontally opposed, and is fed fossils with EFI. A 4T60 4-speed automatic transmission is on back and this drive train is certainly all original.
All clean and just a few scrapes of the undercoating seen, however no rust, surface or otherwise. It is equipped with grand touring suspension, which is independent coil springs upfront, and independent with transfer leaf suspension on back. Power disc brakes are all around and the exhaust appears to be original.
A quick starter, and a smooth ride (one would expect a sports car ride, but not this car…all luxury ride) good handling and bias free panic braking. All functions were working well including the A/C which is now converted to R134. The CD player proved a bit contentious but did work.
An overabundance of documentation, and swag that came with this original car (car dealers would promise and include anything save for a toaster to sell cars in the early 90's!) along with an extra set of wheels if you get bored with the ones currently on, change 'em! Plenty of convenience options, and a power convertible top. Lots of reworked issues that were typical of Reattas are now rectified, and it shows nearly as showroom quality. A semi-rare collectible with a 3 year run, and no rust. Comfort never looked so sporty. Sportiness never was so comfortable, but hey! it's a Buick.
3-2 Door Convertible
3-Manual Belts, Drivers Airbag
B-Lansing, MI Assy Plant
908497-Sequential Unit Number
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This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.
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