Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1957 Buick Special two-door sedan. This was Buick’s entry-level vehicle that helped the branch achieve #4 in sales in the American market – quite impressive for a brand of Buick’s stature. It is powered by a “Nailhead” 364cid V8 backed by a Dynaflow automatic transmission. Features include driver-side rear-view mirror, radio-delete plate, and manual steering. Painted two-tone green with a two-tone green cloth and vinyl interior, this Buick comes from the selling dealer with a clear title.

The exterior is painted Mint Green on top and Kearney Green below. The two colors are broken up by a chrome spear with red trim. A chrome driver-side rear-view mirror is one of the few accoutrements despite this Special appearing anything but special. Like all Specials, there are three Ventiports on each front fender. A single exhaust pokes out from the right side of the rear bumper.

A set of 15-ich red steel wheels with wheel covers are wrapped in 7.10-15 Firestone whitewall bias-ply tires.

The cabin features two-tone green cloth and vinyl upholstery. Features include manual steering, heater and defroster, locking glove box, radio-delete plate, and column-mounted automatic transmission shifter.

The instrument panel consists of a 120-mpg ribbon-style speedometer and gauges for the temperature, oil pressure, amperage, and fuel. The odometer currently reads 51,941 miles.

The “Nailhead” 361cid V8 features a two-barrel carburetor that was rated at 250 horsepower when new. It is harnessed to a Dynaflow two-speed automatic.

This Buick features an independent front suspension and solid rear-drive axle. Braking is handled by manual four-wheel drums.

The auction for this 1957 Buick Special two-door sedan ends Friday, May 31, 2024 at 11:15 a.m. (PDT).

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