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1963 Buick Production Figures

SPECIAL SERIES'63 Special

Model 4019-Four-Door Sedan....................................21,733
Model 4027-Two-Door Coupe.....................................21,886
Model 4035-Estate Wagon (two seats)............................5,867
Model 4045-Estate Wagon (three seats)..........................2,415
Model 4067-Convertible Coupe...................................8,082
Model 4110-Stripped Chassis......................................768
Model 4119-Four-Door Deluxe Sedan.............................37,695
Model 4135-Deluxe Wagon (two seats)............................8,771
Model 4347-Skylark Two-Door Coupe.............................32,109
Model 4367-Skylark Two-Door Convertible.......................10,212

LESABRE SERIES

Model 4411-Two-Door Sedan......................................8.328
Model 4435-Estate Wagon (two seats)............................5,566
Model 4439-Four-Door Hartop...................................50,420
Model 4445-Estate Wagon (three seats)..........................3,922
Model 4447-Two-Door Sport Coupe...............................27,977
Model 4467-Convertible Coupe...................................9,975
Model 4469-Four-Door Sedan....................................64,995

INVICTA SERIES

Model 4635-Estate Wagon (two seats)............................3,495
Model 4639-Four-Door Wildcat Hardtop..........................17,519
Model 4647-Two-Door Wildcat Sportcoupe........................12,185
Model 4667-Two-Door Wildcat Convertible........................6,021

RIVIERA

Model 4777-Two-Door Coupe.....................................40,000

ELECTRA 225 SERIES'63 Electra 225

Model 4819-Four-Door Sedan....................................14,268
Model 4829-Four-Door Pillarless Sedan.........................11,468
Model 4839-Four-Door Hardtop..................................19,714
Model 4837-Two-Door Sport Coupe................................6,848
Model 4867-Two-Door Convertible................................6,367

Total Production...............................458,606

Serial Numbers

B J H 1 0 0 0 0 1

Car serial numbers are located on the left front body hinge pillar....
Car serial number is the same as the engine serial number, which is stamped on the engine block.

First Digit A = 4000 V-6 Special
0 = 4000 V-8 Special
B = 4100 V-6 Special Deluxe
1 = 4100 V-8 Special Deluxe
3 = 4300 V-8 Skylark
4 = 4400 V-8 LeSabre
6 = 4600 V-8 Wildcat
7 = 4700 V-8 Riviera
8 = 4800 V-8 Electra 225
Second Digit Year, J = 1963
Third Digit Assembly plant
  1. Flint, Michigan
  2. Southgate, California
  3. Fremont, California
  4. Kansas City, Kansas
  5. Wilmington, Delaware
  6. Atlanta, Georgia
  7. Baltimore, Maryland

Riviera built only at plant 1 (Series 4700)

Last Six Series production number

Full-size cars start at 001001 (Series 4400, 4600, 4700, 4800)
Compact cars start at 501001 up (Series 4000, 4100, 4300)


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