For Sale: 1956 Buick Special in Mokena, Illinois


Vehicle Description

Special Sedan
"By 1955 the Buick Special was one of America's best selling automotive series. For 1956 the larger 322 cu in V8 engine was shared with the rest of the lineup. This year also brought all-new bodywork, as well as a four-door hardtop station wagon called the Buick Caballero."
There are over 120 pictures of this car in the ad below, including detailed exterior, interior, engine, trunk and undercarriage. Scroll down after the description and let them load on your computer, it will take some time because of the size.
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For sale by owner is this nice 1956 Special sedan. Originally a rust free New Mexico car, it was brought to Illinois over 10 years ago with the intention of doing a full restoration when the owner became Ill and could not complete the car. Over the following years it had some cosmetic and mechanical work done as needed. The original 322 engine was completely rebuilt, new brakes and cylinders were installed at the same time. The car was repainted in the original 2- tone color combination and the bumpers and trim were redone. It also has new seat cover and carpeting., This is a very well equipped car with power steering, power brakes and factory air conditioning.
Vin # 4C4044398
BODY No. 56-4469
TRiM No. 423
322 V-8 Engine
Power Steering
Power Brakes
Factory Air Conditioning
Wire Wheel Covers
7.60-15 BF Goodrich Silvertown Tires Front & Rear
It runs and drives terrific and is now ready for a new owner. This is a great car for the local cruise nights and car shows.
Included in the sale will be some photos of the car before and during the restoration.
Please remember that this car is 60 years old and not perfect. The paint needs to be wet sanded, the speedometer and wipers are inoperable and the A/C runs but does not blow cold.
Disclaimer;  This vehicle is for sale by a private party and the above information was provided by the owner.  We can make no guarantee as to the accuracy of the information.  All vehicles are sold "AS-IS" and "WHERE IS" with no express, written, or implied warranty, representation, or guarantee (including, but not limited to; warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose). We shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness or defects herein and make no warranty in connection therewith.  Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type.  It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle as to the condition and value and to purchase based solely upon that judgment.  Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about this vehicle.  Seller is not responsible for typographical errors, printing errors, or omissions.  The description above is for information purposes only and if you elect to forgo a personal inspection, we can make no guarantees as to your satisfaction with the vehicle. The seller shall make every reasonable attempt to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle prior to the close of sale and we make a concerted effort to describe all items accurately, but do not expressly or implicitly guarantee the accuracy or adequacy of any description.
 Contact MUST be made within 24 hours of auction close.   Full Payment must be made to the owner within 7 days from the auction close.
Forms of payment accepted: Bank wire transfer or certified funds.   International sales are bank wire transfer only.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-886626
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Buick
  • Model:Special
  • Exterior Color:Blue
  • Interior Color:Blue
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:71752
  • Stock Number:4398
  • VIN:4C4044398