The 1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera (Model 76R) - the bellwether Roadmaster for those to whom smartness is of prime importance. Its racy convertible style lines are crowned with a solid steel top, styled on the interior with gleaming chrome cross bows. There are smart luxury touches throughout, even to hydraulic push-button controls for windows and front-scat adjustment. Definitely the car for the young in heart.
1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Equipment
The 1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera was one the most sophisticated Coupes of its day. Many high-class options were standard – like the Dynaflow automatic transmission.
1951 Buick Selectronic Radio Tuning brings in as many of the available stations as you want-or as few as you choose. Read more!
1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Colors
Buyers of the 1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera had the choice between 15 base colors. They could be used as solid or two-tone color. In this case, the roof could be painted differently. Note: Color accuracy varies by computer/device settings and depends on the actual light.
(See complete 1951 Buick color chart for Duco Paint numbers.)
Sky Grey (with Verde Green, Olympic Blue, Victoria Maroon, Sharon Green, Cloudmist Grey, Calumet Green, Venetian Blue or Galena Blue)
Calumet Green (with Glenn Green)
1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Interior Trim Combinations
Red Leather with Grey Leather Insert
Dark Blue Leather
Dark Blue Leather with Light Blue Leather Insert
Dark Green Leather
Dark Green Leather with Light Green Leather Insert
Dark Green Broadcloth
Light Green Broadcloth
Dark Blue Broadcloth
Light Blue Broadcloth
Six interior trims were available for the model 76R. One standard trim with Grey Broadcloth, two other Broadcloth options plus three interiors with Genuine Leather.
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Literature covering the 1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera
If you own a 1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera, there are a fiew publications that help you to maintain your beloved Buick. Hometown Buick has bought, scanned and prepared most of them to grant you online access – most parts are for free!
For 1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Owners and Enthusiasts
1951 Buick Body Tag
For restauration or more information about your 1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera, there is a good source: the Body Tag. It provides info about the original paint job, chosen trim option, accessories and (up to a certain point) the time of assembly. Find out more about your Buick and decode your cars Body Tag now!
Unfortunalty there is no official source that provides plant/production statistics. So its almost impossible to say if the options of your Buick were rare or not. Hometown Buick wants to rebuild Buicks history and has set up the 1951 Buick Registry. Support us to support the community by submitting your car data today!
With the literature collected by Hometown Buick, it is possible to go back in time. Imagine you’d live in 1951 and step into the Buick showroom. Here is your chance to pick your personal Buick and built it just the way you like it. Enjoy the 1951 Buick Configurator!
You have a 1951 Buick Roadmaster Riviera in mind? Be aware of the prices before you buy. There is no perfect way to estimate a car value – but we’d like to give you a first orientation. The actual price depends on several parameters like condition, location and authenticity.
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