This highly detailed car has received a comprehensive cosmetic restoration approximately 10 years ago by long time Buick collector, exhibits the characteristics of a well preserved original car. It features the original 264 ci 188 hp V-8 and dynaflow transmission, power steering and brakes. It is the 2nd lowest production of Buicks built in 1955 with only 2,952 built and includes original bill of sale, manuals, and warranty books plus it includes period correct color keyed luggage and vintage wicker Brexton picnic set as a bonus. Shows just 46,328 miles. The car appears to be considered as a preservation class with the exception of the redone and correct interior, rechrome bumpers and high quality paint in original code Y Mist Green with code XX Nile Green Poly. This is a seldom seen wagon that will be a welcome addition to any collection or a first collector car the entire family can tour and enjoy. PRICE REDUCED TO $36,900
Sixty-six years old and apparently ready for a run the length of Route 66, this well-reserved and original 1950 Buick Special sedan is the Pick of the Day.
For the 1956 model year, Buick built 13,770 four-door station wagons, including some 4,545 upscale versions of what was known as the Estate Wagon.
Hardtops were all the rage in the 1950s, with designers topping big cars with stylish pillarless rooflines that looked both graceful and sporty.
I had owned a 1956 Buick Special when I was sophomore in college.
On the eve of the 73rd anniversary of Pearl Harbor, one special survivor will roll onto the collector-car auction block looking as fresh as it did on the “date which will live in infamy.”
Pick of the Day also has factory-optional two-tone paint and vinyl roof
The 275 P endurance racer won Le Mans two years in a row, not just once, according to factory documents uncovered by the auction company
It’s fascinating to see the poster car for many young automotive enthusiasts in such a state of neglect
Engaging visitors is one of the most rapidly changing areas in the museum field today