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For Sale: 1940 Buick Special in St. Louis, Missouri

Vehicle Description

Wonderful condition with lots of originality

Only 66,313 believed-to-be actual miles!

Previous long-term California ownership

Incredibly preserved interior

Rare 1940 Buick Special Sport Coupe

One of only 8,291 built

Correct 248ci “Dynaflash” inline-8 engine!

Stunning factory color combination


Options Include:

Windshield Sun Visor
Front And Rear Bumper Guards
Banjo Style Steering Wheel
Sonomatic AM Radio With Roof Antenna
Glovebox Lid Clock
Whitewall Tires
Trunk Light Emblem
Wheel Trim Rings


Excellent documentation includes owner’s manual, tool set, ignition tool set, period Buick brochures, lubrication chart, previous California registrations and more!

Recently serviced

Performs wonderfully

The perfect example to drive and enjoy!

Ideal for a vintage rally or tour

A dream for the collector or enthusiast

The 1940 Buick Special Sport Coupe featured here is finished in its stunning factory correct color combination of Carlsbad Black over a wonderfully preserved Tan Bedford cord interior. This particular example spent the vast majority of its life in California and currently displays only 66,313 believed to be actual miles! A largely original example, this Buick has undergone some sympathetic paint work and presents with the amount of patina that one would expect from a nearly 80 year old motorcar. It is accompanied by its original owner’s manual, tools, period brochures, California registrations dating back to the mid 1980’s and more! We are proud to offer this wonderful 1940 Buick Special Sport Coupe to the most astute collector, investor or enthusiast who appreciates the particular charm that comes with a pre-war American classic. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)291-7000 or [email protected] for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence. 

Trades welcome! Financing available! Please visit www.schmitt.com to view our full inventory.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1175013
  • Price:$29,900
  • Location:St. Louis, Missouri
  • Year:1940
  • Make:Buick
  • Model:Special
  • Exterior Color:Carlsbad Black
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:633313
  • Stock Number:407102C
  • Trim Level:Sport Coupe
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Seat Material:Cloth
  • Drive Train:Front-wheel drive

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