Buick Roadmaster Convertible

The year 1955 was magic for most American automakers, and Buick was no exception. Industry sales reached nearly eight million cars, a record. Buick’s total, too, was a record, 781,296 cars, nearly 60 percent better than 1954, and for the second year in a row, keeping Plymouth out of third place. Series 70. 236 bhp, 322 cu. in. OHV V-8 engine, Dynaflow automatic transmission, coil spring independent front suspension, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel hydraulic power drum brakes. Wheelbase: 127.0 in.

Part of the RM Auctions event for John Staluppi in December, 2012.

Source: RM Auctions; Photo Credit: Teddy Pieper

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