Vehicle Description

1953 BUICK SUPER ESTATE WAGON 322CI OHV V8 ENGINE 57,111 MILES SINGLE DOWNDRAFT CARBURETOR 164BHP AT 4000RPM DYNAFLOW AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION INDEPENDENT FRONT SUSPENSION - LIVE REAR AXLE 4-WHEEL HYDRAULIC DRUM BRAKES EXQUISITE CONCOURS-LEVEL PRESENTATION INSIDE AND OUT SUPERB FRAME UP RESTORATION PERFORMED PREVIOUSLY PART OF THE BRYAN FRANK COLLECTION ONE OF JUST 1830 EXAMPLES PRODUCED BY HAND BUICK OFFERED A FULL LINE OF AUTOMOBILES FOR THE 1953 MODEL YEAR, AT PRICE POINTS OF JUST OVER $2,000 UP TO $4,000 PLUS. POWER FOR THE BUICK LINE CAME FROM THE TRADITIONAL INLINE EIGHT-CYLINDER 263 CUBIC-INCH V8 ENGINE. THIS WAS A PERIOD WHEN EACH OF GM'S DIVISIONS BUILT IITS OWN ENGINES AND BUICK HAD COME UP WITH A PARTICULARLY INTERESTING AND INNOVATIVE CYLINDER HEAD DESIGN THAT HAD EXCELLENT BREATHING AND ALSO LET BUICK EMPLOY THE HIGHEST COMPRESSION RATIO, 8.5:1, IN THE INDUSTRY IN 1953. AS EXPECTED FROM BUICK IN THE FIFTIES THE 1953 MODEL RANGE WERE DISTINCTIVELY RESTYLED, WITH ELEGANT JET-AGE CHROME AND STAINLESS-STEEL TRIM ON THE EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR. THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WAS FITTED WITH AIRCRAFT-STYLE CONTROLS AND LEATHER SWEEPING BRIGHTWORK AND SIGNATURE VENTIPORTS FENDER VENTILATION HOLES ALL ADS TO THE ELEGANT A CLASSIC EXTERIOR STYLING FEATURES THESE CARS CARRIED. A DYNAFLOW AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND POWER STEERING MADE THE FULL-SIZE AUTOMOBILE EASY TO OPERATE.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1375190
  • Price:$95,000
  • Location:Jackson, Mississippi
  • Year:1953
  • Make:Buick
  • Model:Super
  • Odometer:57111
  • Stock Number:985358
  • VIN:16985358