1955 Buick Super Series 50

In 1955 the Buick Super Series 50 sat atop a 127-inch wheelbase and was powered by an eight-cylinder engine which produced just under 240 horsepower. There were three body-styles offered, a four-door sedan with seating for six cost $2,875. The two-door Riviera Hardtop had seating for six and cost $2,880. This was the most popular of the Super Series 50 with 85,656 examples being produced. The two-door convertible with seating for six cost the most, setting the buyer back $3,225. These were the fewest produced of the series with only 3,527 examples being created.


Related Reading : Buick Series 50 History

In 1903, the Buick Motor Car Company was formed by David Dunbar Buick. In 1907, over 725 vehicles were produced, and one year later, it grew drastically to over 8,800 with the help of the ever-popular Model 10. By 1940, Buick had moved into the higher end and larger car range. Even though over 16,500,000 cars use the Buick name, Mr. Buick was only involved with 120 of them. In 1929, he passed away....
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Related Reading : Buick Series 50 History

Buicks best-selling vehicle of 1930, the Series 40 was the precursor to the Series 50. With a wheelbase that stretched to 124 inches, the Series 121 was renamed the Series 50. The large six engine was enlarged to 331.5 cubic inches and achieved 98 hp and 2,800 rpm. The Series 50 ranged in price from %241,510 to %241,540. The styling of the Series 50 was new and featured conservatively sporty lines and....
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1955 Buick Super Series 50 vehicle information

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The Buick Super is a full-size automobile that was produced from the 1940 through the 1958 model years. Starting in 1954, Buick used the new larger C-body, with vertical windshield pillars and the new Panoramic windshield. The Super was identified by....[continue reading]

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1955 Super Series 50
$3,223-$22,520
1955 Buick Super Series 50 Price Range: $2,830 - $3,223

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Buick
1960Chevrolet (1,653,168)Ford (1,439,370)Toyota (1,068,321)253,807
1959Chevrolet (1,462,140)Ford (1,450,953)Volkswagen (575,407)285,089
1958Chevrolet (1,142,460)Ford (987,945)Volkswagen (451,526)241,892
1957Ford (1,676,449)Chevrolet (1,505,910)Plymouth (726,009)405,086
1956Chevrolet (1,567,117)Ford (1,408,478)Buick (572,024)572,024
1955Chevrolet (1,704,667)Ford (1,451,157)Buick (738,814)738,814
1954Ford (1,165,942)Chevrolet (1,143,561)Plymouth (463,148)444,609
1953Chevrolet (1,346,475)Ford (1,247,542)Plymouth (650,451)488,755
1952Chevrolet (818,142)Ford (671,733)Plymouth (396,000)303,745
1951Chevrolet (1,229,986)Ford (1,013,381)Plymouth (611,000)404,657
1950Chevrolet (1,498,590)Ford (1,208,912)Plymouth (610,954)588,439

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