1957-1958 Buick Models, Prices, Production

Buick's follow-up to three stunning sales years in the mid 1950s manifested itself as more models, more chrome, and more bulk. It all met with less acclaim, however, and demand fell precipitously. Here are the specifications for the 1957-1958 Buick:

The 1958 Buick Special Riviera two-door hardtop slipped to second behind the sedan in production.
The 1958 Buick Special Riviera two-door hardtop
slipped to second behind the sedan in production.

1957 Buick Special Models, Prices, Production

Special (wheelbase 122.0)
Weight
Price
Production
4-door sedan
4,012$2,66059,739
Riviera hardtop sedan
4,0412,78040,563
convertible coupe
4,0822,9878,505
Riviera hardtop coupe
3,9562,70464,425
2-door sedan
3,9552,59623,180
Estate 4-door wagon
4,2923,0477,013
Riviera Estate 4-door hardtop wagon
4,3093,167 6,817
Total 1957 Buick Special


220,242

1957 Buick Century Models, Prices, Production

Century (wheelbase 122.0)
Weight
Price
Production
4-door sedan
4,137$3,2348,075
Riviera hardtop sedan 4,1633,35426,589
convertible coupe4,2343,5984,085
Riviera hardtop coupe4,0813,27017,029
2-door sedan 4,080--2
Caballero 4-door wagon4,4233,706 10,186
Total 1957 Buick Century

65,966

1957 Buick Super Models, Prices, Production

Super (wheelbase 127.5)
Weight
Price
Production
Riviera hardtop sedan
4,356$3,68141,665
convertible coupe
4,4143,9812,056
Riviera hardtop coupe
4,2713,536 26,529
Total 1957 Buick Super


70,250

1957 Buick Series 70 Roadmaster Models, Prices, Production

Series 70 Roadmaster (wheelbase 127.5)
Weight
Price
Production
Riviera hardtop sedan
4,469$4,05311,401
Riviera hardtop sedan*
4,4554,05310,526
convertible coupe
4,5004,0664,363
Riviera hardtop coupe
4,3743,9443,826
Riviera hardtop coupe**
4,3703,944 2,812
Total 1957 Series 70 Roadmaster


32,928

* Model 73A with one-piece backlight
** Model 76A with one-piece backlight

1957 Buick Series 75 Roadmaster Models, Prices, Production

Series 75 Roadmaster (wheelbase 127.5)
Weight
Price
Production
Riviera hardtop sedan
4,539$4,4832,250
Riviera hardtop coupe
4,4274,373 2,402
Total 1957 Series 75 Roadmaster


14,654
Total 1957 Buick


404,040*

* Does not include chassis or "knocked-down" cars for foreign assembly.

1958 Buick Special Models, Prices, Production

Special (wheelbase 122.0)
Weight
Price
Production
4-door sedan
4,115
$2,70048,238
Riviera hardtop sedan
4,1802,82031,921
convertible coupe
4,1653,0415,502
Riviera hardtop coupe
4,0582,74434,903
2-door sedan 4,0632,63611,566
Estate 4-door wagon4,3963,1543,663
Riviera Estate 4-door hardtop wagon 4,4083,261 3,420
Total 1958 Buick Special

139,213

1958 Buick Century Models, Prices, Production

Century (wheelbase 122.0)
Weight
Price
Production
4-door sedan
4,241$3,3167,241
Riviera hardtop sedan
4,2673,43615,171
convertible coupe
4,3023,6802,588
Riviera hardtop coupe
4,1823,3688,110
2-door sedan
4,189--2
Caballero 4-door hardtop wagon
4,4983,831 4,456
Total 1958 Buick Century


37,568

1958 Buick Super Models, Prices, Production

Super (wheelbase 127.5)
Weight
Price
Production
Riviera hardtop sedan
4,500$3,78928,460
Riviera hardtop coupe
4,3923,644 13,928
Total 1958 Buick Super


42,388

1958 Buick Roadmaster Models, Prices, Production

Roadmaster (wheelbase 127.5)
Weight
Price
Production
Riviera hardtop sedan
4,668$4,66710,505
convertible coupe
4,6764,6801,181
Riviera hardtop coupe
4,5684,557 2,368
Total 1958 Buick Roadmaster


14,054

1958 Buick Limited Models, Prices, Production

Limited (wheelbase 127.5)
Weight
Price
Production
Riviera hardtop sedan
4,7105,1125,571
Riviera hardtop coupe
4,6915,0021,026
convertible coupe
4,6035,125 839
Total 1958 Buick Limited


7,436
Total 1958 Buick


240,659*

* Does not include chassis or "knocked-down" cars for foreign assembly.

Sources: Encyclopedia of American Cars, by the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide, Publications International, Ltd. 1996; The Buick, A Complete History, 4th edition, by Terry B. Dunham and Lawrence R. Gustin, Automobile Quarterly, 1992.

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