1973 Buick Riviera Boat Tail

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Stock #
Engine Size
455 V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic
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Stock #
Engine Size
455 V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic


Boat Tail Riviera! 455ci V8, Automatic, PS, PB, A/C, Buckets, Rare Triple Black

1973 Buick Riviera Boat Tail

VIN: 4Y87U3H502853

Check out this gorgeous 1973 Buick Riviera! This rare, Triple Black Riviera is sporting a beautifully straight body, glossy Black Paint Finish, Black Vinyl Top, Black Interior, Redline Tires, Boat Tail Styling, along with Polished Components all around that's sure to turn heads wherever you go! This 73' is in amazing condition and the high level of care it's received over the years shows throughout! Under the hood sits a Numbers Matching Pontiac 455ci V8 Engine mated to a Numbers Matching TH400 3-Speed Automatic Transmission! Power is sent to the Redline Tires through a GM 12 Bolt Rear End with an Open Differential. This Riviera is an absolute joy to drive and you can cruise around town or to your local car show with ease thanks to the equipped Power Steering, Power Brakes (front disc), and Air Conditioning!

The interior of this 73' Riviera is in amazing condition! Take a look inside to see this Buick sporting Bucket Seating front and rear, Black Vinyl Upholstery throughout, Black Carpeting, Tilt Steering Column, Power Windows, Remote Driver Mirror, Center Console, Wood Grain Accents throughout, beautiful Gauges, Seat Belts all around, Floor Mats, along with a Spare Tire located in the trunk! The underside of this Riviera looks amazing as well! You won't hesitate to place a set of mirrors underneath this Buick any day of the week to display the beautiful condition of the Frame, Floors, Rocker Panels, Fuel Tank, Fuel and Brake Lines, Rear End, Driveshaft, New Shocks, Steering and Suspension Components, along with the Dual Exhaust as well!

Overall, this 1973 Buick Riviera is a fantastic car inside and out! Traveling along with this 73' is the Window Sticker, Owners Manual, Warranty Information, Brochures, Buick Magazine, along with Maintenance Receipts as well! Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this Riviera so call us today before it's gone!

Call us today and let VMS park your dream in your driveway! 248-974-9513



Pontiac 455ci V8
Numbers Matching
Engine # 1241735
- Vin Stamp: 43H502853
- "XF" Stamping Indicates A Base Line, 1973, 455.
Serial # XF306#
Stock Cylinder Heads

Quadrajet 4 Barrel Carburetor
- Carb #: 7042240 MB 0242
- Buick Correct!
- Automatic Correct!
- Non – California

GM TH400 3-Speed Automatic Transmission
Transmission # 8623500
- Tag: 73 - BC - 157506 391
- Year: 1973
- Vin: 43H502853

Front Suspension – Independent
Rear Suspension – 4 – Link
GM 12 Bolt Rear End
- Suffix: NB0022
- Open Differential
- Ratio: Approximately 2.90:1
- Casting #: 406208

Front Wheels – 15”
Rear Wheels – 15”
Front Tires – 235/70R15
Rear Tires – 235/70R15

Front Brakes – Power Disc
Rear Brakes – Power Drum

Dual Exhaust
- Factory Replacement


- Paint is Incredible
- Grille in Good Shape
- Body Lines are Straight
- Doors and Trunk Operate Nicely
- Door Jambs are Clean
- Chrome Bumper in Great Shape
- Tail Lights in Good Condition
- Body Lines are Straight


- Bumper seems Original
- Frame is Solid
- Welds look Great
- Fuel Tank in Good Condition
- Shocks are New
- Fuel Lines in Good Shape
- Brake Lines look Good
- Drive Shaft looks Good
- Wheel Wells in Great Shape


- Door panels are Clean
- Carpet is Clean
- Center Console
- Steering Wheel is Nice
- Upholstery is Amazing
- Package Tray in Good Shape
- Trim looks Good
- Head Liner in Good Condition
- Dash Pad in Great Shape
- Car Cover in Trunk
- Original Spare Tire


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