1955 Buick Special 2 Door Hardtop – a quick look

The SPECIAL – Buick life, lift and luxury at lowest cost was how Buick saw this low price series for ’55.  The Special (Series 40) saw a new, lowered hood and fender lines, new grille (with textured grille housing) along with new hooded headlamps and tail lights. This 1955 Buick Special 2 Door Hardtop is powered by a 264 cubic inch V8 engine.

Introduced in 1954, the new Panoramic windshield made all the difference to how car looks would progress during the fifties.

The 2-door Hardtop Coupe was the most popular model in the Special series with Buick making 155,818 cars during the 1955 model year. Buick actually managed to sell 781,296 cars for the 1955 calendar year which was a record for them.

Photo is a derivative of 1955 Buick Special by Rex Gray is licensed under CC BY


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