Buick Special

1955 Buick Special
1955 Buick Special

Front view

1955 Buick Special
1955 Buick Special

Driver's side

1955 Buick Special
1955 Buick Special

Buick badge

1955 Buick Special
1955 Buick Special

Front view

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Buick Special

1955

The Buick Special was a low cost entry level car from Buick, starting at $2,233, which accounted for more than half of Buick's total sales for 1955. It had heavy chrome bumpers up front with "Dagmars" and a new-for-'55 mesh grille making the driver feel very self-assured.

 

• Engine: 264 cubic inch V8, 188HP
• Transmission: Dynaflow automatic
• Weight: 3,715 pounds