1955 Buick Special
Car for sale by Specialty Sales Classics in Fairfield, California 94533
From around 1956 until the mid 1980s, Dodge, Plymouth and even Chrysler squads were the most ubiquitous police cars in North America. In fact, the biggest department, the NYPD, used Plymouth and Dodge squads almost exclusively until the rear-drive M body car was finally axed in 1989.
The no-frills Savoy two-door sedan was home to another engine of considerable repute, the infamous 413 Max Wedge, a Super Stock monster block Chrysler introduced in the spring of 1962.
Classic Car Overview
This 1955 Buick 46R Special Riviera 2 Door Hardtop (Stock # P10607) is available in our Pleasanton, CA showroom and any inquiries may be directed to us at 925-484-2262 or by email at Sales@SpecialtySales.com(mailto:Sales@SpecialtySales.com).
1955 Buick 46R Special Riviera 2 Door Hardtop
New to our Pleasanton showroom is this highly impressive 1955 Buick 46R Special Riviera 2 Door Hardtop with red & white exterior paint and a nicely maintained blue/grey cloth interior. You’ll find a 322 cid nailhead V-8 engine under the hood of this rare classic paired with a Torqueflite automatic transmission, the factory AM radio and too many more options to fully list. This beautiful high-end driver is in very nice condition as well and it is ready to be driven and enjoyed right away.
Highly Original & Only Mildly Restored Over the Years
The current owner of this 1955 Buick 46R Special Riviera Hardtop took possession three years ago and informs us that he gets asked about it every time he takes it around town with his sons. While it’s certainly not a show car in its present condition, the current owner has invested in a new fuel tank, fresh brakes/master cylinder and anything else this vehicle has needed to perform at its best. He purchased it from an owner in Washington state who filled us in on more of this one’s life story- it was stored in a barn in Nebraska from 1980 to 2000 and was only mildly restored to keep it as original as possible.
While the next owner may opt to completely restore this classic, it can be enjoyed as a typical daily driver immediately.
Additionally, this 1955 Buick 46R Special Riviera Hardtop has smooth, reliable performance on the open road with solid acceleration and capable handling. The exterior is typical driver quality with some scratches and blemishes to the paint and chrome work. This classic does appear to be highly original, however, so everything is here for a complete restoration effort. The interior is also average driver quality with minor flaws to be found throughout, but this vehicle is very clean for it’s age and easily one of the nicer survivors you’ll find today.
A Truly Incredible Value that Will Find a New Home Quickly
Overall, this 1955 Buick 46R Special Riviera Hardtop is a simply awesome driver with solid documentation and very nice curb appeal. It is ready to be enjoyed right away and there’s simply no way that this one remains available for long at the current asking price. For more information about this vehicle, visit our Pleasanton, California showroom, give us a call at 925-484-2262, or email us at Sales@SpecialtySales.com(mailto:Sales@SpecialtySales.com). Be sure to mention Stock # P10607 as well.
Legal Disclosures: Specialty Sales Classics has advertised and sold thousands of classic cars since our founding in 1978. We strongly encourage any and all buyers who are unable to view the vehicle in-person to perform a Pre-Purchase Inspection (by an independent party of their choosing) prior to the purchase. Given the age of many of our vehicles, it is extremely difficult to adequately describe all aspects of each vehicles condition in the limited space available and we have learned that these Pre-Purchase Inspections are helpful to all parties involved.
The information presented for this vehicle is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed as a basis of purchase. The Buyer should make a thorough, independent inspection and investigation of the vehicle prior to purchase.
Classic Car ID101375540
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