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1938 Buick 40



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1938 Buick




Engine Size
350 V8
3 Speed Automatic
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We're seeing more and more "dare to be different" hot rods, and if you have a taste for a little luxury with your performance, this 1938 Buick 40 Special deserves a closer look. With modern paint, a comfy custom A/C interior, and a powerful V8 heart, this is everything great about being a bit different.

General Motors had some of the best-looking bodies around in the late 1930s, and Buick was the cream of the crop. Its handsome dual grille coordinates nicely with the wide flowing fenders and cool bullet-shaped headlights to give it a very substantial presence. And the expertly deleted bumper gives everyone a terrific view of this front end when you arrive. The bright copper metallic paint certainly makes the Buick a real attention-grabber, and it nicely sets up the bright slats in the hood and full-length trim. And the side pipes, running board step plates, and polished black wheels are all part of a total package that lets you know someone when into great detail building their dream.

When you get to the car show, we know you're going to love opening the suicide doors for everyone to have a peek inside. That's because the full custom treatment is continued into the interior. If you like the way the black wheels looked against the copper paint, then we know you'll love the leather and suede seating. This unique build has individuals buckets to give four people exceptional comfort. And speaking of comfort, this Buick now has great upgrades like a center console, cup holders for everyone, and an AM/FM/CD stereo that has an aux input for the most modern music players. Plus, the R134a air conditioning is a great addition to make sure it's truly long-haul comfortable. But the driver is the true king of this custom – that's why your seat is power adjustable. That way you can get in the perfect position to grab the three-spoke wood-rimmed steering wheel. This gives you a great view off all the gauges, including the tach on the center console.

But the best upgrade is reserved for the engine bay. The Buick 8 badge up front isn't lying about being an eight-cylinder car, but one peek under the hood, and you'll see that beneath the color-matched air grabber is a 350 cubic-inch small block. These have bulletproof reliability and plenty of upgrades available. In fact, this one already backs up its hot rod appearance with performance components like a four-barrel carburetor, Edelbrock intake, and an intimidating dual exhaust. But more than just updated power, this thoughtful custom was built for comfort, too. That's why you have features like the Mustang II-style independent front suspension and an aluminum radiator to keep you running cool. Add in the TH350 three-speed automatic transmission, power steering, and front disc brakes, and this is a unique machine that can cruise anywhere.

Complete with build receipts and restoration photos, this Buick is a custom build that offers true distinction and all the right comforts. Something this quality and unique won't stay long in our showroom. Call now!!!

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  • AM/FM Radio
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heat
  • Leather Seats
  • Front Disc Brakes
  • Seatbelts
  • CD Player
  • iPod Compatible
  • Tilt Wheel
  • Power Seats
  • Power Steering
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  • Build Receipts
  • Restoration Photos
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Exterior Color
Copper Metallic
Interior Color
Transmission Spec
Turbohydramatic 350
Rear End
10 Bolt
Front Suspension
Mustang II
Rear Suspension
Leaf Spring
Front Brakes
Rear Brakes
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