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