Ten fun facts about Buick

Fact 1
The company was established in the year 1903 as Buick and in 1899 as the Buick Auto-Vim and Power Company. It is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.

Fact 2
Sharing make and style with some of the other General Motors brands, Buick continues to be the oldest existing and active car brand of the true American make and one of the oldest in the world.

Fact 3
The year 1953 saw the 50th anniversary of the Buick brand with the Buick V8 engine being introduced at the same time.

Fact 4
The 75th anniversary was in the year 1978 and the Regal Sport Coupe saw the turbocharged V6 engine’s introduction.

Fact 5
Buick cars are sold in the United States of America, China, Canada, Israel and Mexico. The domestic sales of the brand within the United States skyrocketed in the year 1984 and by that time Buick had an expansive model line.

Fact 6
The dawn of the space age with Sputnik I’s launch in 1957 marked the introduction of the 1958 Buick model which was also known as the ‘king of chrome’.

Fact 7
The Buick was sold in New Zealand before the World War II but production and distribution was not revived after the War.

Fact 8
China sells more Buick cars than the United States and makes up to 35 per cent of overall Buick global sales.

Fact 9
Buick saw its best times in motorsport in the late eighties but it was phased out by GM for the same in the 1990s.

Fact 10
The first ever Buick car that was manufactured to be sold in the market was the 1904 Model B.

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Short about Buick
Is a luxury automobile brand owned by General Motors.