Vanguard Motor Sales 248-974-9513 1940 Buick Special Convertible Stock 13623228 Exterior Color Maroon Interior Color Tan Mileage 36,737 Engine Size 263 Straight 8 Transmission Type 3 Speed Manual Transmission Spec - Video Description 1940 Buick Special Convertible
Vin: 13623228
EXTRA EXTRA read all about it! Check out this 1940 Buick Special Convertible. Extremely rare Sport Phaeton model 41-C, with only 542 produced in 1940. It's a similar model to the car used in the movie Casablanca. This is a solid Texas car that has only received restoration as needed and maintained over the years. It features a Dynaflash Inline 8-cylinder engine and a 3-speed manual transmission. It has a tan canvas convertible top. Interior features include original turned-metal dashboard with woodgrain top and restored trunk using correct materials. The completely new wiring utilizes reproduction cloth-bound wire that's like the original. This stunning and rare model Buick touring car also has accessory fog lamps. Who doesn't want to go for a drive in this Buick?
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Buick Dynaflash 263 Inline 8 Engine
Engine # 1328767-6
Date Code: 2 - 9
Serial # R 149217
91 Octane
Stromberg Aerotype 2 Barrel Carburetor
3-Speed Manual Transmission
Trans # 1312397 3
Date Code: 9- 6
Front Suspension: Independent
Rear Suspension: 3 Link
Torque Tube Axle
- Unknown Ratio
- Open Differential
Front - Drum
Rear - Drum
Single Exhaust
Factory Replacement
Wheels and Tires
Front Wheels: 16
Rear Wheels: 16
Front Tires: BFGoodrich Silver Town Wide Whites 6.50
Rear Tires: BFGoodrich Silver Town Wide Whites 6.50
- Original Buick Hub Caps
- Trim Ring looks Good
- Original Style Exhaust
- Frame in Amazing Shape
- Front Bumper in Good Shape
- Front Nose Cone look Great
- Fire Wall Painted Nicely
- Chrome in Great Shape
- Head Light Rings in Beautiful Shape
- Grille looks Original
- Driving Lights look Great
- Paint is Phenomenal
- Doors Operate Nicely
- Door Jams are Clean
- Gas Fill in Good Shape
- Trunk Opens Nicely
- Spare Tire
- Tool Kit
- Wheel Wells look Good
- Back of Quarters are Solid
- Door Panel looks Great
- Turn Dash
- Woodgrain looks Nice
- Steering Wheel in Good Shape
- Horn Rings looks Original
- Upholstery looks Amazing
- Battery Gauge
- Tach Works
- Speedometer Works
- Fuel Gauge Works
- Original Radio
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Used Year: 1940
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): 13623228 Mileage: 36,737
Transmission: Manual Make: Buick
Body Type: Convertible Model: Special
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty Trim: Convertible
Vehicle Title: Clear Engine: 263 Straight 8
For Sale By: Dealer Doors: 4
Sub Model: Convertible VIN: 13623228
Exterior Color: Other Cylinders: Unspecified
Interior Color: Tan