The 1951 Buick Roadmaster Sedan (Model 72R) - the most lordly of Buick's 4-door sedans in room, size, impressive bearing. Fleet-looking and fleet-footed, with a strapping wheelbase of 130 1/4 inches, yet the feathery handling of a flyrod. Distinguished by tapering sweepspear fender trim and wide chrome panels below windows and doors, by four distinctive ports on front fenders, by the bright expanse of extra side windows.
1951 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Equipment
The 1951 Buick Roadmaster Sedan was the longest Buick for 51 and one the most sophisticated cars 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 Sedan Colors
Buyers of the 1951 Buick Roadmaster Sedan 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 Sedan Interior Trim Combinations
Seat Material: Black Cordaveen
Bolster Material: Black Cordaveen
Seat Material: Dark Green Broadcloth
Bolster Material: Light Green Broadcloth
Seat Material: Dark Blue Broadcloth
Bolster Material: Light Blue Broadcloth
Potential buyers of model 72R could chose from three Broadcloth interior trim combinations: All grey (included in car price), two-tone green or blue.
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Literature covering the 1951 Buick Roadmaster Sedan
If you own a 1951 Buick Roadmaster Sedan, 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 Sedan Owners and Enthusiasts
1951 Buick Body Tag
For restauration or more information about your 1951 Buick Roadmaster Sedan, 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 Sedan 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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