Buick 1958

40 Special
60 Century
50 Super
75 Roadmaster
70 Limited
XP-75 – prototype


Buick 1958

From the first moment you see it – you know this is a car of magnificent change. For this stunning automobile – this big, bold, buoyant B-58 Buick – is literally born out of more aviation principles, starting with its extensive new use of aluminum throughout, than any car before. There's the look of flight to its lines – and the freshest fashion in Buick annals. There's the principle of night to its going with the wondrous performance of Buick's new B-12000 engine and Flight Pitch Dynaflow.
There's the luxury feel of flight in its new Miracle Ride, plus the superb comfort of Buick's new Air-Poise Suspension. And there's a new solidity, quality and excellence to its construction that surpasses even the high Buick standards of the past. So come make your acquaintance with five great new Buick Series - LIMITED, ROADMASTER 75, SUPER, CENTURY and SPECIAL. Then take your pick of the Buick that's right for you and right for your budget. See for yourself that here is the first big car that's light on its feet-and the last word in travel before wheels leave ground.


Limited Riviera

 


Limited Riviera Hardtop 4-dr Hardtop


Super Riviera Sedan


Roadmaster Convertible


Roadmaster Riviera Sedan


Century Riviera


Special Riviera Sedan


Buick Roadmaster


Buick Roadmaster

 

Limited

w.b.: 127½ in. V8 cyl.
364 cu.in.
300 h.p.
       
2 Door Convertible
Riviera 2 Door Hardtop
Riviera 4 Door Hardtop
       

A new luxury car comes on the scene for 1958 and its name is the LIMITED by Buick. Everything in this exquisite new traveler has been created by Buick craftsmen and Buick engineers to heighten your personal enjoyment of owning one of the most luxurious motorcars in the world. Its regal lines are longer than any other Buick and distinctively highlighted by exclusive fashion features. Its appointments have been selected with consummate good taste and executed with new excellence. Its performance brings new mastery of 'the road. Its ride opens a new dimension in motoring comfort. And every power need has been thoughtfully provided to give you great new ease of command. Truly, if owning a car of magnificent new proportion is your desire-then the LIMITED deserves your first consideration in 1958.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT: flight Pitch Dynaflow, "Lucite" paint, Dual Exhausts, Quadrajet Carburetor, Safety Power Steering, Automatic Windshield Washer, Wide-Angle Windshield Wipers, Back-up lights, Glareproof rearview mirror, Safety-Buzzer, Parking Brake Warning Light, Electric Clock, DeLuxe Wheel Covers, DoubIe-Depth Foam Rubber Seat Cushions, foam-backed Carpeting, Safety Instrument Panel Cover, Direction Signals, Dial Map Lights, Dual Sunshades, Cigarette lighters, Automatic Glove Compartment Light, Dual horns, Oil Filter - Full-Flow Design, Intake silencer and heavy-duty Dry-type air cleaner with disposable filter. StepOn self-locking parking brake, Gas-Filler Door in center of rear bumper, Anti-rust fuel line system, Heavy insulation against heat and sound, Horizontal Redliner Speedometer, Trip-Mileage Indicator, Dual Vista-Vision Headlights. Electrically operated windows plus outside rearview mirror. Aluminum air-cooled brake drums. Power Brakes and 6-way power front seat. Safety Plate Glass in every window.


Limited Riviera Sedan


Limited Convertible


Limited Riviera Hardtop

Roadmaster

w.b.: 127½ in. V8 cyl.
364 cu.in.
300 h.p.
       
2 Door Convertible
Riviera 2 Door Hardtop
Riviera 4 Door Hardtop
       

In all ROADMASTER 75's for 1958-the Convertible, the 2-door Riviera, and the 4-door Riviera Sedan – you will find travel is enriched by motor dom's most prized features. Interior decor, for example, is done in new excellence and good taste. Buick's peak power train and newest ride developments are here. And here, also, are all kinds of power assists to make even the longest trip a wondrous experience in easy motoring. By every measure you put to it-be it mastery of command, luxury of ride, richness of appointment – you will find the 1958 ROADMASTER 75 an exceptional possession for the discerning buyer.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT: Flight Pitch Dynaflow, "Lucite" point, Dual Exhausts, Quadrajet Carburetor, Safety Power Steering, Automatic Windshield Washer, Wide-Angle Windshield Wipers, Back-up Lights, Glareproof rearview mirror, Safely-Buzzer, Parking Brake Warning Light, Electric Clock, Deluxe Wheel Covers, Double-Depth Foam Rubber Seat Cushions, Foambacked Carpeting, Safety Instrument Panel Cover, Direction Signals, Dual Map Lights, Dual Sunshades, Cigarette Lighters, Automatic Glove Comportment Light, Dual horns, Oil Filter - Full-Flow Design, Intake silencer and heavy-duty Dry-type air cleaner with disposable filter. StepOn self-locking parking brake, Gas-Filler Door in center of rear bumper, Anti-rust fuel line system, Heavy insulation against heat and sound, Horizontal Redliner Speedometer, Trip-Mileage Indicator, Dual Vista-Vision Headlights. Electrically operated windows plus outside rearview mirror. Aluminum air-cooled brake drums. Power Brakes and 6-way power front seat. Safety Plate Glass in every window.


Roadmaster Riviera Sedan


Roadmaster Convertible


Roadmaster Riviera

 

Super

w.b.: 127½ in. V8 cyl.
364 cu.in.
300 h.p.
Riviera 2 Door Hardtop
Riviera 4 Door Hardtop

Both long-wheelbased SUPERS-the 2-door Riviera and the 4-door Riviera Sedan – bear a fresh new look of fashion from head to toe, bumper to bumper. Both bring you a unique thrill of command in their price class with Buick's mighty B-12000 engine and a greatly advanced new Variable Pitch Dynaflow.* And both travel with a Miracle Ride so renowned for its buoyant levelness and velvet cushioning that it is now setting a trend for the industry to follow. In every respect-size, power, ride, ease of handling – the B-58 SUPER is definitely the beacon light buy of the king-sized cars.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT: Variable Pitch Dynaflow, Safety Power Steering, Quadrajet Carburetor, Foam Rubber Seat Cushions, Automatic Trunk Light, Electric Clock, Safety instrument panel cover, Direction Signals; Sliding sunshades; Cigarette Lighter. Automatic Glove Compartment Light; Dual Horns; Oil Filler-full-Flow Design; Intake silencer and heavy-duty Dry-type air cleaner with disposable filter. StepOn self-locking parking brake; Gas-Filler Door in center of rear bumper; Antirust fuel line system; Heavy insulation against heat and sound; Horizontal Redliner Speedometer; Trip-Mileage Indicator; Dual Vista-Vision Headlights; Wide Angle Windshield Wipers. Safety Plate Glass in every window.


Super Riviera Sedan


Super Riviera


Super

 

Century

w.b.: 122 in. V8 cyl.
364 cu.in.
300 h.p.
2 Door Convertible
4 Door Sedan
Riviera 2 Door Hardtop
Riviera 4 Door Hardtop

At prices just topping Buick's thrifty SPECIAL Series, the B-58 CENTURY harnesses the full power of Buick's mightiest engine to the agile and highly maneuverable Buick 122-inch wheelbase-giving a power to-weight ratio that's a honey in any performance lover's language. Teaming up with this great new power plant is the eye-wink obedience and silk-smooth response of an advanced new Variable Pitch Dynaflow.* And along with all of this comes the rock-firm solidity, easy handling and wondrous comfort of Buick's Miracle Ride. On every score-and particularly for the many luxury features that come with its brilliant performance-the CENTURY takes top honors for prestige in its field again in 1958.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT: Variable Pitch Dynaflow, Quadrajet Carburetor, Foam Rubber Seat Cushions, Wide-Angle Windshield Wipers, Automatic Trunk Light, Electric Clock, Rear License Plate Frame, Direction Signals; Safety instrument panel cover; Sliding Sunshades; Cigarette Lighter, Automatic Glove Compartment Light; Dual Horns; Oil Filter-Full-Flow Design; Intake silencer and heavy-duty Dry-type air cleaner with disposable filter. StepOn self-locking parking brake; Gas-Filler Door in center of rear bumper; Anti-rust fuel line system; Heavy insulation against heat and sound; Horizontal Redliner Speedometer; Trip-Mileoge Indicator; Dual Vista-Vision Headlights. In Convertible, electrically operated windows and front seat adjustment, plus outside rearview mirror; Safety Plate Glass in every window.


Century Riviera Sedan


Century Riviera


Century Convertible and Sedan

 

Special

w.b.: 122 in. V8 cyl.
364 cu.in.
250 h.p.
2 Door Convertible
2 Door Sedan
4 Door Sedan
Riviera 2 Door Hardtop
Riviera 4 Door Hardtop

Here in the Buick SPECIAL, you have big Buick solidity, spaciousness and quality – plus a long list of luxury features generally found only in cars costing hundreds of dollars more, if available at all. You have the sleek and bold B-58 styling with lavish use of heavy-duty chrome, stainless steel and lightweight aluminum. You have interiors that are genuinely large and stunningly beautiful, You have the peak efficiency of 250 horsepower and your option at slight extra cost of a new Variable Pitch Dynaflow or Flight Pitch Dynaflow. You have the limitless comfort of the Buick Miracle Ride with its buoyant 4-coil springing and Buick Rotoflow Torque-Tube stability. And with all this, you have your choice of seven big B-58 SPECIALS at prices that give you the biggest buy in America today.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT: Direction Signals; Sliding Sunshades Cigarette Lighter; Automatic Glove Compartment Light; Vide Angle Windshield Wiper, Outside rearview mirror on Convertible; Dual Horns; Oil Filter-Full-Flow Design; Intake silencer and heavy-duty Dry-type air cleaner with disposable filter. StepOn self-locking parking brake; Gas-Filler Door in center of rear bumper; Anti-rust fuel line system; Heavy insulation against heat and sound; Horizontal Redliner Speedometer; Trip-Mileage Indicator; Dual Vista-Vision Headlights; Safety Plate Glass in every window.


Special Riviera Sedan


Special Riviera


Special Sedan


Special Convertible


Special Sedan

 

Station Wagons

w.b.: 122 in. V8 cyl.
364 cu.in.
300 h.p.
V8 cyl.
364 cu.in.
250 h.p.
Century Caballero x -
Special Riviera Estate Wagon - x
Special Estate Wagon - x

Shown on these pages are Buick's trend-setting B-58 Estate Wagons – and just from viewing them, you know they are beautifully designed for any need. And beneath this glamorous hardtop styling and this true practicality, there's an important story in the luxury of this big wagon's ride-either on four coil springs – or on Buick's optional new Air-Poise Suspension. There's another big story in the B-12000 engine and in Dynaflow* performance – and in the proud standards of Buick quality construction that keep the body tight, the engine right, the finish beautiful and long-lasting. Best of all, there's a good news dollar story, too. You can take your pick of these versatile wagons in three different price ranges-the CENTURY Caballero, the SPECIAL Riviera Estate Wagon, and the SPECIAL Estate Wagon.


Special Station Wagon (model 49)


Century Caballero


Special Riviera Station Wagon Deluxe (model 49d)

 

Prototypes

XP-75


XP-75 by Pinin Farina