1940 Buick Limited Series 80

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1940 Buick Limited Series 80 vehicle information

Limited Convertible Phaeton

Chassis Num: 83929610

Buick began the 1940s by changing its entire lineup and it paid off, as 311,000 vehicles were sold. The Roadmaster had been the Series 80, but in 1940 became the Series 70 and for the first time shared the same wheelbase as the Century. Its bodysty....[continue reading]

1940 Buick Limited Series 80 vehicle information

Limited Convertible Phaeton

Chassis Num: 225

The Buick Motor Division of General Motors was riding high in 1940. That year's Buicks, offered in six series, were among the hottest cars on the road - in terms of both performance and in sales. With General Manager Harlow H. Curtice (a future GM ....[continue reading]

1940 Buick Limited Series 80 vehicle information

Limited Convertible Phaeton

Chassis Num: CA594451

This 1940 Buick Limited Model 81C Fastback Convertible Phaeton is one of only 14 documented examples remaining in existence. It is a CCCA Full Classic and formerly the possession of the Buick Club of American founder, Greg Field. During the early 1....[continue reading]

1940 Buick Limited Series 80 vehicle information

Limited Convertible Phaeton

Chassis Num: 13597850

This Buick Limited Phaeton is a special vehicle as it was mildly modified when new by Los Angeles coachbuilding firm Bohman & Schwartz. The original side windows were removed and the gaps were filled, plus wind wings were added. It is believed that t....[continue reading]

1940 Buick Limited Series 80 vehicle information

Fastback Convertible Sport Phaeton

By the late 1940s Buicks were one of the best-selling American cars. The 1940 top-of-the-line Buicks, the Roadmaster and Limited, had become quite popular among luxury car purchasers, giving even Cadillac a run for their money. In 1940, Buick had a h....[continue reading]

Limited Convertible Phaeton
Chassis #: 83929610 
Limited Convertible Phaeton
Chassis #: 225 
Limited Convertible Phaeton
Chassis #: CA594451 
Limited Convertible Phaeton
Chassis #: 13597850 
Fastback Convertible Sport Phaeton
 

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Performance and Specification Comparison

Price Comparison

$399-$1,553
1940 Limited Series 80
$1,952-$6,300
1940 Buick Limited Series 80 Price Range: $1,553 - $1,952

$1,058 - $1,549
$1,277 - $1,768

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

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