Buick Special

1955 Buick Special
1955 Buick Special

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1955 Buick Special
1955 Buick Special

Driver's side

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1955 Buick Special
1955 Buick Special

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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