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1938 Buick Series 80

A 1938 Buick Series 80 was the basis for a one-of-a-kind custom job by Howard "Dutch" Darin. The car featured an eight-cylinder engine capable of producing 141 horsepower, a 9 percent increase from the previous year. See photos of this 1938 Buick Series 80 Opera Brougham.

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  • 1930 Buick Series 40 Phaeton

    1930 Buick Series 40 Phaeton

    The 1930 Buicks deserved increased popularity, but they came at the wrong time. Dealers found they could only move two cars for even three they'd sold the year before. Read how the 1930 Buicks fell on hard times during the Great Depression. See more »

  • 1931 Buick 95

    1931 Buick 95

    In 1931 Buick began powering its cars with straight-eight engines. Updraft carburetors, "V" belts for driving the fans, and aluminum oil pans were new features on these engines. Learn about the year's vehicles, including the 1931 Buick 95. See more »

  • 1932 Buick Series 90

    1932 Buick Series 90

    The 1932 Buick Series 90s were made on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border. The designer owned a family carriage business that was located in Oshawa, Ontario. He later became interested in cars. Learn more about the 1932 Buick Series 90s. See more »

  • 1936-1942 Buick Seres 80/90 Limited

    1936-1942 Buick Seres 80/90 Limited

    The designated CCCA Classic 1936-1942 Buick Series 80/90 Limited was a finely crafted huge car with a lush interior. Learn more about the engine and specifications of this limited edition car. See more »

  • 1936-1942 Buick Series 60 Century

    1936-1942 Buick Series 60 Century

    Although the 1936-1942 Buick Series 60 Century is not a certified Classic, it's one of the best all-around Buicks of the period with fine styling and good performance. Two-door sedans are the most sought-after models. Learn more about this excellent car. See more »

  • 1936-1992 Buick Roadmaster

    1936-1992 Buick Roadmaster

    Roadmaster! The very name conjures up images of a big, powerful highway locomotive -- which is just what Buick intended. Learn about the Buick Roadmaster's historic reign from 1936-1958 and its recent impressive reappearance in 1991 and 1992. See more »

  • 1938 Buick Series 80

    1938 Buick Series 80

    A 1938 Buick Series 80 was the basis for a one-of-a-kind custom job by Howard "Dutch" Darin. The car featured an eight-cylinder engine capable of producing 141 horsepower, a 9 percent increase from the previous year. See photos of this 1938 Buick Series 80 Opera Brougham. See more »

  • 1931-1935 Buick Eight

    1931-1935 Buick Eight

    The 1931-1935 Buick Eight is a Classic. Indeed all Series 90s from 1931 on are recognized Classics; no other models are although individual custom bodies may be certified. The coupes are more sought after by collectors than sedans. Learn about this classic car. See more »

  • 1939 Buick Century

    1939 Buick Century

    The 1939 Buick Century had one more horsepower than a Cadillac and several industry innovations. This "first muscle car" combined a small body with a 120 horsepower straight eight-cylinder engine. Find out more about the 1939 Buick Century. See more »

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