1951 Buick Super Eight Cabrio

49 950 EUR
Model
Buick Super Eight Cabrio
Year
1951
Condition
Used
Color
White
Body Type
Cabriolet / Roadster
Fuel Type
Petrol
Power
n/a
Mileage
18,695 km (11,617 miles)
ID
#8885
Price
49 950 EUR
Address
Steenweg op Deinze 51 C, 9880 Aalter, Belgium
Country
Belgium
Published
3 months
Steenweg op Deinze 51C B-9880 Aalter Belgium

Classic Buick Super for Sale

Features

  • Leather Seats

Description

Lowered price from €69.950 -> €49.950


The Buick Super is a full-sized automobile produced from the 1940 through the 1958 model years (excluding WW II); it was built on Buick's larger body shared with the Roadmaster. It and the Roadmaster were replaced by the Electra in 1959.
1949-1953
The Super shared a new General Motors C-body with the Roadmaster but on a shorter wheelbase. It featured three chrome VentiPorts on each front fender to denote its smaller straight-eight engine and shorter engine compartment when compared with the Roadmaster. The sales brochure noted that VentiPorts helped ventilate the engine compartment, and possibly that was true in early 1949, but sometime during the model year they became plugged. The idea for VentiPorts grew out of a modification Buick styling chief Ned Nickles had added to his own 1948 Roadmaster. He had installed four amber lights on each side of his car’s hood wired to the distributor so as to flash on and off as each piston fired simulating the flames from the exhaust stack of a fighter airplane. Combined with the bombsight mascot, VentiPorts put the driver at the controls of an imaginary fighter airplane. Upon seeing this, Buick chief Harlow Curtice was so delighted that he ordered that (non-lighting) VentiPorts be installed on all 1949 Buicks.


Specifications



  • Bodywork

  • Length: cm (in): 532 (209)

  • Width: cm (in): 199 (78.5)

  • Height: cm (in):   165  (65)

  • Wheelbase: cm (in): 307 (121)

  • Weight: kg (lb): 1890 (4170)

  • Mechanics

  • Displacement: inline 8 4065 cc (248 cu in), front-mounted

  • Valve gear: 16

  • Fuel system: 1 Stromberg carburetor (sometimes 1 2-barrel Carter)

  • Gearbox: 3-speed, manual

  • Driven wheels: rear-wheel drive

  • Maximum power: 117 hp at 3600 rpm

  • Maximum torque: 220 Nm at 2200 rpm 

Color
White
Metallic
No
Gearbox
Automatic
Steering Wheel
Left-hand drive (LHD)
Drive Wheels
Rear wheel drive (RWD)
Doors
2/3
Oldtimerfarm Bvba
Oldtimerfarm Bvba
Belgium

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