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Christopher Bruce2012-06-19 20:32:13

Buick May Revive Electra Nameplate

 
 
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The Electra nameplate started in 1959, but this 1962 model is when it came into its own

There was a point in the late 50s and early 60s when General MotorsGMGMUnited States of America, 1998 > present8 models
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' OldsmobileOldsmobileOldsmobileUnited States of America, 1897 > 200425 models
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and BuickBuickBuickUnited States of America, 1903 > present68 models
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brands created some of the most beautiful, large American cars ever. Oldsmobile is quite dead, but Buick still lives. General Motors is considering reviving one of Buick's most important names - the Buick ElectraElectraBuick ElectraUnited States of America, 1959 > 19906 series
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On June 5, General Motors filed a trademark request for the Electra name. It is possible that this car could be a new range-topping Buick, a concept or unfortunately it could just be General Motors protecting the name. It is possible though that GM might be planning for a less expensive version of the Cadillac XTSXTS Gen.1Cadillac XTS Gen.1United States of America, 2010 > present13 versions
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for Buick. 

The Buick Electra name ran from 1959 to 1990, but the generationElectra Gen.2Buick Electra Gen.2United States of America, 1961 > 1964 from 1961 to 1964 were among the best. Check out our gallery above to see for yourself that shows the 1962, 1964 and 1970Electra Gen.3Buick Electra Gen.3United States of America, 1965 > 19703 versions
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model years. The Electra model was usually reserved for the brands largest, most premium models. The first three generations shared the platform with CadillacCadillacCadillacUnited States of America, 1902 > present79 models
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's cars at the time. 

Source: Left Lane News

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