1951 Buick Production

1951 Buick Production

404,657 cars

Buick sales dropped to just a little bit over 400,000 in 1951. The most popular of the three series – Special , Super & Roadmaster – was the Super Series. It offered a big car for moderate costs.

On the 8th of August 1951, Buick built its one-millionth Dynaflow automatic transmission. Two famous models are not listed in the 1951 Buick Production Figures: The 1951 Buick XP-300 and the 1951 Buick Le Sabre. Both were futuristic show cars. Not included in the list are commercial models or special builds like 1951 Buick ambulances or police cars. However, they are included in the 1951 Buick production statistics, so all numbers might not add up to 100 percent.

1951 Buick Production Overview – Series

1951 Buick Production Overview

ModelModel CodeFisher Body CodeOriginal
Base Price
Special Series (40)
1951 Buick Special 4-door Sedan4151-4367$2,139999
1951 Buick Special 4-door Deluxe Sedan41D51-4369$2,18587,848
1951 Buick Special 2-door Riviera45R51-4337$2,22516,491
1951 Buick Special 2-door Business Coupe46(not built)
1951 Buick Special 2-door Convertible46C51-4367X$2,5612,099
1951 Buick Special 2-door Sport Coupe46S51-4327$2,0462,700
1951 Buick Special 2-door Tourback Sedan48(not built)
1951 Buick Special 2-door Deluxe Sedan48D51-4311D$2,12754,311
Super Series (50)
1951 Buick Super 4-door Sedan5151-4569$2,35692,886
1951 Buick Super 4-door Riviera5251-4519$2,56310,000
1951 Buick Super 2-door Convertible56C51-4567X$2,7288,116
1951 Buick Super 2-door Riviera56R51-4537$2,35654,512
1951 Buick Super 2-door Deluxe Sedanet56S51-4507$2,2481,510
1951 Buick Super 4-door Estate Wagon59n/a$3,1332,212
Roadmaster Series (70)
1951 Buick Roadmaster 4-door Riviera72R51-4719X$3,20048,758
1951 Buick Roadmaster 2-door Convertible76C51-4767X$3,4532,911
1951 Buick Roadmaster 2-door Riviera76R51-4737X$3,14312,901
1951 Buick Roadmaster 2-door Riviera76MR51-4737$3,051809
1951 Buick Roadmaster 4-door Estate Wagon79Rn/a$3,977679
Total production404,657

1951 Buick Production Statistics

Here are some quick facts about the 1951 Buick Production run:


% Special Series


% Super Series


% Roadmaster Series


% Sedans


% Estate Wagons


% Coupes


% Convertibles