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1950, 1951, 1952 Buick Roadmaster


1950, 1951, 1952 Buick Roadmaster Specifications
Dynaflow badge on an early '50s Buick Roadmaster.
Dynaflow badge on an early '50s Buick Roadmaster.
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The 1950-1952 Buick Roadmaster achieved respectable horsepower with an overhead valve straight eight engine.

Specifications

Engine: overhead valve I-8, 320.2 cid (3.44 × 4.31); 1950-51, 152 bhp 1952 170 bhp

Transmission: Dynaflow automatic

Suspension, front: independent, coil springs, lever shocks

Suspension, rear: live axle, coil springs, lever shocks

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 125.2

Weight (lbs): 4150-4400

Top speed (mph): 95-100

0-60 mph (sec): 17.0 using Lo/Hi ranges

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