The 1951 Buick Special Riviera (Model 45R) - the smartest of body types comes to Buick's specially smart price level. This handsome 6-passenger beauty is DeLuxe finished throughout, gives almost as much visibility as a top-down convertible.
1951 Buick Special Riviera Equipment
The 1951 Buick Special Riviera was the cheapest Buik hardtop and the entry option for any household in America. It was beautiful, affordable and could be upgraded with a long options list.
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 Special Riviera Colors
Buyers of the 1951 Buick Special 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 Special Riviera Interior Trim Combinations
Light Grey Pattern Cloth
Light Grey Pattern Cloth
Because of being the affordable base, buyers had only one choice for the interior.
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Literature covering the 1951 Buick Special Riviera
If you own a 1951 Buick Special 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 Special Riviera Owners and Enthusiasts
1951 Buick Body Tag
For restauration or more information about your 1951 Buick Special 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 Special 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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