New from Europe

Discussion in 'Wet behind the ears??' started by Stillburning, Jun 30, 2020.

  1. Stillburning

    Stillburning Member

    Hi, i'm Malte from Germany. I'm living near Hamburg and own a 1969 GS 400 convertible with 455 cui Stage 1 engine 408 hp.
    This Car has nerver run in the USA . It was bought and Imported 1969 by a doctor in Vienna, Austria.
    1995 the car got the new 455 engine from 1972.
    3 years ago the car wars Sold to a friend of a friend in Czech Republic and got a new top and new interior.
    Now the car has found the way to Germany.

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  2. LARRY70GS

    LARRY70GS a.k.a. "THE WIZARD"

    Welcome. Nice car.

    STAGE III Lost Experimental Block

    das ist wundervoll!
    Willkommen zu V8 Buick!

    Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
    Herr Fritzenshifin
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2020
  4. gsfred

    gsfred Founders Club Member

    Welcome aboard from NY.
  5. pbr400

    pbr400 68GS400

    Welcome to the Stiefkind Nation rom near Atlanta!
  6. philbquick

    philbquick Founders Club Member

    How many Kilometers per liters of fuel does that car get.
  7. Dragdoc

    Dragdoc Well-Known Member

    Very interesting story! Welcome to the site
  8. Stillburning

    Stillburning Member

    Approx 18-19 liters per 100 kilometers. I think, if i would drive more relaxed it could be less.
  9. Nailhead in a 1967

    Nailhead in a 1967 Well-Known Member

    welcome malte

    in germany they use liters per 100 km instead of miles per gallon/km per liter

    the volkswagen lupo was named the "3 liter car" because it only used 3 liters of diesel fuel for 100 kilometer
    thats 78.40 mpg

    18 liters/100 km is 5.5 km per liter or 13.07 mpg

    vw lupo commercial :)

    Last edited: Jul 1, 2020
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  10. Postsedan

    Postsedan 13427 L78

    I bet she turns a lot of heads in Germany!

    Great looking car!!! Welcome aboard.

    Thanks for sharing.

  11. FJM568

    FJM568 Well-Known Member

    On my trip to Europe in 2015, my brother & I rented a VW Up. Very small compared to what I owned at the time(2013 GMC Sierra Z71 4x4). I think the VW Up would fit in the bed. I was pleasantly surprised at how it drove. Had no problem keeping up with traffic. Had just enough room for 2 carry-on bags in the back seat and a full sized suitcase in the back. It wasn't a diesel, but got very good fuel mileage.


    Very nice 69 GS.

    Welcome to the forum.
  12. Stillburning

    Stillburning Member

    Thanks to all for the nice welcome.
    @Nailhead in a 1967 . Thanks for the correct calculation ;)
  13. FLGS400

    FLGS400 Active Member

    That's a really good looking GS you have!

  14. Cutlass

    Cutlass Platinum Level Contributor

    Welcome from down south (Bavaria).
  15. 12lives

    12lives Engage! - Jean-Luc Picard

  16. Daves69

    Daves69 Too many cars too work on

    Welcome to V8 Buick.

    Post a picture of the cowl tag. Do you have any of the export information?
  17. Stillburning

    Stillburning Member

    I have no Export informations but the complete history sinze 01.07.1969
  18. Nailhead in a 1967

    Nailhead in a 1967 Well-Known Member

    was the car built in europe?
    speedometer in km/h?
  19. Stillburning

    Stillburning Member

    Not one Buick was build in Europe in this time . I have just don't any papers about the import.
    I have the first car papers from Austria 1969. Back them the car was white.
    Speedometer is in miles.

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  20. Nailhead in a 1967

    Nailhead in a 1967 Well-Known Member

    dont put your money on that...:)

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