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1960 Buick LeSabre Convertible

While the LeSabre was Buick’s base series, no one would look at this convertible and think it was a cost-cutter. LeSabre however did consistently prove to be Buick’s best seller.

The LeSabre series contained 7 models including two station wagons which were the only cars priced higher than the convertible.

Styling was subdued for 1960 but the front was still unmistakably Buick.

The distinctive front of a 1960 Buick
Distinctive Buick front

Despite disappearing during the 1958 and 1959 model years, Buick’s distinctive ventiports had now returned to the front fenders. Further making a Buick easy to spot.

Rear view of the 1960 LeSabre convertible by Buick
rear view

Buick for ’60 offered eight distinctive seat styles, 10 different upholstery materials and more than 50 color selections. These beautiful interiors were color-keyed to a choice of 15 solid-tone and 3 two-tone exterior colors.

Tri-color interior of a 1960 LeSabre convertible
tri-color interior

Under the hood sits a Wildcat 364 cubic inch V8 that was standard on the LeSabre. This is paired with a Turbine-Drive automatic transmission which would have cost the original owner an additional $220 over the standard 3-speed manual.

Buick's 1960 364 V8 in a LeSabre
364 V8

If you had ordered a LeSabre convertible during the 1960 model year you would have paid from $3,145. Buick managed to sell 13,588 of them which was 3,099 more than they sold in 1959.

This ’60 Buick LeSabre is currently for sale on eBay. (follow the link for more photos)