1956 Buick Century Series 60 Convertible Coupe / 6C7020604 Chassis Information

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

1956 Buick Century Series 60 photograph

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Convertible Coupe
Chassis #: 6C7020604
Sold for $66,000 at 2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island.
Buick first used the Century nameplate in the 1930s, commemorating its ability to exceed 100 mph. The year to see a Buick wearing the 'Century' name in the post World War II was in 1954. This model had Buick's most powerful engine in the smallest model, and fitted with tastefully understated bodywork. The Century's 'Fireball' overhead-valve V8 engine was capable of producing 255 horsepower in 1956. Zero-to-sixty took less than ten seconds, with the quarter-mile times of around 17 seconds and a top speed exceeding 110 mph.

The Century was styling, with the four oval 'ventiports' and leather trim. For 1956, Buick built just 4,721 Century Convertible Coupes.

This example was given a body-off-frame restoration in the mid-2000s. It is painted in two-tone blue with a correct light blue, dark blue and white tri-tone interior, with correct Grosse Pointe carpets.

In 2010, this Buick Century was offered for sale at RM Auctions 'Automobiles of Amelia Island' sale in Amelia Island, Florida. The car was estimated to sell for $70,000-$90,000. As bidding came to a close, the car has been sold for the sum of $66,000, inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2010

2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$70,000-$90,000 
Sale Price :
$66,000

2018 3
2017 2
2012 3
2011 3
2010 3
2009 3
2008 1
2007 1
2006 1
2003 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$29,333$44,0003
2017$37,500$66,0002
2012$23,667$37,0003
2011$37,000$58,5003
2010$40,667$66,0003
2009$30,517$38,5003
2008$50,600$50,6001
2007$6,800$6,8001
2006$62,700$62,7001
2003$64,900$64,9001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 Buick Century
Sold for $15,400
  2018 Mecum : 2018 Chicago
 
1956 Buick Century Estate Wagon
Chassis#: 6C2022016
Sold for $28,600
  2018 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1956 BUICK CENTURY CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 6C4007183
Sold for $44,000
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1956 BUICK CENTURY
Sold for $9,000
  2017 Leake - Tulsa
 
1956 BUICK CENTURY CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 6C2056546
Sold for $66,000
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1956 Buick Century 4-Door Hardtop
Sold for $6,500
  2012 Mecum Auctions - Kansas City MO
 
1956 Buick Century Convertible 322 CI, Automatic
Sold for $37,000
  2012 Mecum - Des Moines, IA
 
1956 Buick Century Convertible 322 CI, Automatic
Sold for $27,500
  2012 Mecum's 25th Original Spring Classic - Indianapolis
 
1956 BUICK CENTURY COUPE
Chassis#: 6C2006725
Sold for $31,500
  2011 McCormick's - Auction 51-Palm Springs, California
 
1956 Buick Century 4-Door Hardtop
Sold for $21,000
  2011 Mecum Auctions - Dallas, TX Auction
 
1956 Buick 60 Century Hotrod
Chassis#: 6C202930
Sold for $58,500
  2011 Bonhams - The Wallace 'Wally' Lewis Collection
 
1956 Buick Century 2-Door Hardtop
Sold for $30,500
  2010 Mecum - Dana Mecum's Original Spring Classic Auction
 
1956 Buick Century Convertible Coupe
Sold for $66,000
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
1956 Buick Century Series 60 image  
1956 BUICK SPECIAL CENTURY
Sold for $25,500
  2010 Silver Auction - Arizona in January
 
1956 BUICK CENTURY STATION WAGON
Sold for $38,500
  2009 Barrett-Jackson - Palm Beach 2009
 
1956 BUICK CENTURY
Sold for $16,750
  2009 Silver Auction - Arizona in January
 
1956 BUICK CENTURY CUSTOM STATION WAGON
Sold for $36,300
  2009 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction
 
1956 BUICK CENTURY CUSTOM STATION WAGON
Sold for $50,600
  2008 Barrett-Jackson - Las Vegas 2008
 
1956 BUICK CENTURY
Sold for $6,800
  2007 Silver Auction - Hot August Nights
 
1956 Buick Century Series 60 Convertible
Chassis#: 6C1009321
Sold for $62,700
  2006 RM Auctions at Meadow Brook
1956 Buick Century Series 60 image  1956 Buick Century Series 60 image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1956 Buick Century Series 60's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1956 Buick Century Convertible 2019 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale   
1956 Buick Century 4 Door 2017 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale Az   
1956 Buick Century 2016 Mecum : Chicago$10,000  
1956 Buick Century 2016 Mecum : Chicago$15,000  
1956 Buick Century Street Rod 2013 Auctions America Auburn Spring$25,000  
1956 Buick Century Convertible6C30593852012 Russo and Steele Scottsdale   
1956 BUICK CENTURY 2010 Silver Auction Portland$8,250  

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