1905 Buick Model C news, pictures, and information
Chassis Num: 3044
David Buicks, a Michigan inventor, built a successful company by building powerful and reliable engines. Sadly, Buick's lack of business acumen brought him together with Durant and local bankers in an effort that saved the Buick brand. At the New York Auto Show in 1905, Durant accepted orders for more than 1,100 cars.
By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2010
In 1905, Buick would only produce the Model C, which really was a virtual carbon copy of the Model B. By year end, a total of 750 Model C Buicks would be built. This example is one of only 14 known to exist today.
It is powered by a two-cylinder opposed engine with a bore and stroke of 4.5 x 5, displacing 159 cubic-inches and developing 22 horsepower.
This example new cost $1,200 and that price included two oil side lamps, tail lamp, horn and tool kit.
By Daniel Vaughan | Mar 2011
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