What is a Buick GS Stage 1?

The Stage 1 arrived in 1968, and the “Stage” series of ultra high-performance big-cube V-8’s would remain the pinnacle of Buick performance until the turbo V-6 era of the mid-1980s. By 1970 the Stage 1 peaked with 455 cubic inches, 360 horsepower and 510 lb-ft of torque.

What is a 1970 Buick GS Stage 1 worth?


Vehicle: 1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1
Years Produced: 1970
Number Produced: 8,732 (664 4-speed Stage 1 hard tops)
Original List Price: $3,283
SCM Valuation: $45,000

What Is a Stage 2 Buick?

People talk a lot about the Grand National and the GNX, but to many Buick faithful, the 1970 Stage 1 455 is the apex of Buick performance. Buick had its power-crazed engineers working on a successor to the Stage 1. Dubbed the Stage 2, this engine upgrade was meant to be a heavily upgraded 455.

What does GS stand for in Buick?

The Gran Sport name has been used on several high-performance cars built by Buick since 1965.

When did they stop making Buick Skylark?


Buick Skylark
1972 Buick Skylark
Manufacturer Buick (General Motors)
Model years 1953–1954 1961–1972 1975–1998

What is a 1970 GSX worth?

**Figure based on a stock 1970 Buick GSX valued at $71,300 with OH rates with $100/300K liability/UM/UIM limits.

How fast was the 1970 Buick GSX?


0 – 100 kph 6.0 s
0 – 60 mph 5.7 s
1/4 mile 13.4 s @ 105.0 mph
Top speed 242 kph (150 mph)

What is the weight of a 69 Buick Skylark?

1969 Buick Skylark Info Curb Weight: 3298 lbs. Vehicle Length: 200.7 in. Wheel Base: 112 in.

Is 350 and Buick 350 the same?

A buick 350 is much like a Pontiac 350, as they are essentially a wide block. Also if you look at the head exhaust ports the two center ones are very close together. I have a 1969 Buick 350 in my truck, and can’t wait to drive it as it is rated at like 365 ft lbs of torque. I should be smokin’ the tires for blocks!

Did Buick make a muscle car?

The 1970 Buick GSX is perhaps the most famous muscle car that Buick built.

What kind of engine does a Buick Stage 1 have?

The Stage 1 engine was the perfect blend of high-performance heads, cam, distributor, large valves and a Rochester Quadrajet carburetor. In total, there were 2,465 hardtops, 232 convertible, and 400 GSX units produced with the powerful 455 Stage 1 engine.

Where was the 1970 Buick GS Stage 1 made?

All 1970 Buick GS vehicles with the Stage 1 option were produced at the Flint, Michigan assembly plant. It is 1 of 160 with this color scheme produced in Flint and is a stunning example of what 1970 muscle cars were all about.

How much horsepower does a 1970 Buick have?

1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1 Overview Engine 455 Horsepower 360 Torque 510-lb.ft. ET 13.38 MPH 105.5

What kind of transmission does a Buick GS 455 have?

TRANSMISSION In spite of the potent big-block under the hood, each GS 455 and Stage 1 variant was slated to be accompanied by a standard heavy-duty, floor-shifted three-speed manual transmission.