1939 Buick Series 90 Limited

The Buick Series 90 sat atop a 140-inch wheelbase and was powered by an eight-cylinder engine that produced 141 horsepower. The Series 60 and 80 shared the same engine as the Series 90. The 4-door touring sedan had seating for six and would set the buyer back $2074. There were two other bodystyles offered on the series 90, one was a limousine which had seating for 8 and a touring sedan which also had seating for 8. The limousine was the highest price Buick for 1939, costing $2,453. It featured a movable glass partition in back of the chauffeur's compartment. A speaker system allowed the passenger and driver to communicate. A vanity case and rear compartment cigarette lighter could be found in the rear.

This 1939 Series 90 Limited was offered for auction at the 2006 Worldwide Auction held on Hilton Head Island. At the conclusion of the auction, it found a new owner for the price of $37,400.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2006

Related Reading : Buick Series 90 History

Considered to be the only Buicks that gained recognition by the Classic Car Club of America of Full Classics, the series 90 that were produced during 1931 to 1942 are also the most luxurious cars ever produced by Buick. Only 3,006 of the total 369,831 automobiles produced in 1941 by Buick, were Series 90, and only 605 were limousines. At the gargantuan weight of nearly 4760 pounds,....
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1939 Series 90 Limited
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1939 Buick Series 90 Limited Price Range: $2,075 - $2,450

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Buick
1942Chevrolet (254,885)Ford (160,432)Plymouth (152,427)92,573
1941Chevrolet (1,008,976)Ford (691,455)Plymouth (522,080)278,784
1940Chevrolet (764,616)Ford (541,896)Plymouth (430,208)278,784
1939Chevrolet (577,278)Ford (487,031)Plymouth (423,850)208,259
1938Chevrolet (465,158)Ford (410,263)Plymouth (285,704)168,689
1937Ford (942,005)Chevrolet (815,375)Plymouth (566,128)220,346
1936Ford (930,778)Chevrolet (918,278)Plymouth (520,025)168,596
1935Ford (820,253)Chevrolet (548,215)Plymouth (350,884)53,249
1934Ford (563,921)Chevrolet (551,191)Plymouth (321,171)71,009

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