1966 Buick Skylark



In the 1966 model year, the four-door (pillared) sedan was replaced by a four-door (pillarless) hardtop sedan.

In the 1966 model year, the four-door (pillared) sedan was replaced by a four-door (pillarless) hardtop sedan. The convertible, hardtop coupe, and two-door sedan continued to be available. The 1966 two-door Skylark was available with the optional "Wildcat 375", 340 ci engine which produced 260 hp (194 kW) and 365 lb·ft (495 N·m). torque with a 4-barrel Carter carb.

Production Numbers

4-DR Wagon 2,469
4-DR Wagon 3S 2,667
Coupe V6 1,454
HTP CPE 2,552
HTP SDN 1,422
Conv CPE 608
CPE V8 6,427
HTP CPE V8 33,326
HTP SDN V8 18,873
CUS WGN 4D 6,964
CUS WGN 4D 3S 9,510
CONV CPE V8 6,129
Total Production 92,401

Performance Specs

Engine Size Carb. HP Torque 0 to 60 Quarter mile
Fireball 225 V6 225ci 1x1bbl 160 235 lb-ft - -
Wildcat 310 300ci 1x2bbl 210 310 lb-ft - -
Wildcat 445 340ci 1x4bbl 260 365 lb-ft 7.7 sec 16.1


  • 3-Speed
  • 2-speed auto

Paint & Colors


Regal Black
Riviera Gunmetal
Arctic White
Astro Blue
Midnight Blue
Blue Mist
Riviera Gold
Seafoam Green
Verde Green
Turquoise Mist
Shadow Turquoise
Riviera Red
Burgundy Mist
Flame Red
Riviera Champagne
Saddle Mist
Riviera Plum
Shell Beige
Silver Mist
Riviera White
Riviera Silver Green


Light Fawn

OEM Brochures

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