Project Description

1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan - Model 72R

1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan – Model 72R

Production 32,069 cars
Original Baseprice $ 3,200.00
Engine 320.2 cui Fireball L8
280 ft-lbs
63.2 inches
80 inches
215 inches
130.3 inches
4,285 pounds

% share of all 1952 Buicks

Quote from Original Literature

1952 Buick Sales Brochure
The 1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan (Model 72R) - here is the most lordly, most spacious of Buick's six-passenger sedans. Regal in size and distinguished bearing, this four-door traveller is magnificently powered, masterful of ride and superbly light to handle. Note the impressive styling of sweepspear fender trim and chrome panels, the four-port markings, the silvery dress of extra side windows.

1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Equipment

If you have bought a 1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan, you really are king of the road. Its a massive steel car with lots of room and cool engineering features. 1952 was the first year for the Buick Power Steering (a Roadmaster series only feature).

Back-Up Lights
Direction Signals
Dynaflow Transmission (Automatic)
Flexible Spoke Steering Wheel
Foamtex Seat Cushions
Jumbo-Sized Bumper Guards
Non Glare Mirror
Wheel Covers (Hubcaps)
Antenna (Manual or Automatic)
Easy-Eye Glass
Heater & Defroster
Power Steering
Power Windows
Selectronic Radio
Sonomatic Radio
Two-Tone Paint
Windshield Washer
White Wall Tires

See 1952 Buick Options & Accessories for a full list with original prices.

1952 Buick Options & Accessories
  • 1952 Buick Airpower Carburetor

    1952 Buick Airpower Carburetor

    Roadmaster for 1952 has the most powerful engine in its distinguished history. The reason? A new carburetor, the 1952 Buick Airpower carburetor. Read more!

1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Colors

1952 Buick Colors

To make the Roadmasters really outstanding, Buick introduced six additional (overall 21) Roadmaster only colors. Two-Tone paint was at extra cost. In this case, only the roof could be painted differently. Note: Color accuracy varies by computer/device settings and depends on the actual light.

(See complete 1952 Buick color chart for Duco Paint numbers and correct Two-Tone paint combinations.)

1952 Buick Colors

Body Colors

Carlsbad Black

Verde Green

Imperial Blue

Barton Grey

Victoria Maroon

Seamist Grey

Sky Grey

Terrace Green

Venetian Blue

Surf Blue

Glenn Green

Sequoia Cream

Apache Red

Nassau Blue

Golden Sand

Coronet Copper

Glacier Green

Peacock Green

Aztec Gold

Teal Blue

Beach White

Roof Colors (Two-Tone Paint)

Sky Grey (with Verde Green, Victoria Maroon, Seamist Grey, Terrace Green, Venetian Blue or Surf Blue)

Imperial Blue (with Barton Grey or Surf Blue)

Seamist Grey (with Sky Grey or Beach White)

Terrace Green (with Glenn Green)

Beach White (with Nassau Blue, Golden Sand, Coronet Copper, Glacier Green, Peacock Green, Aztec Gold or Teal Blue)

Carlsbad Black (with Sequoia Cream or Apache Red)

Verde Green (with Aztec Gold)

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1952 Buick Videos

1952 Buick Videos

Buick launched their Dealer Organization Training (DOT) in 1952. Each set consists of one or more filmstrip(s), record(s) and literature to train salesmen directly in the dealership. It can be compared to todays PowerPoint. Six Buick videos were published in 1952.

Watch all 1952 Buick Videos

Literature covering the 1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan

Online Literature

No matter if you repair your 1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan by yourself or if you have a good mechanic – there are some books that make the maintenance much easier. Hometown Buick has made them online available for you!

1952 Buick Literature


1952 is a tough year for Buick collectors. Most unusual items have disappeared with time. Hometown Buick is proud to have some of the rarest items for 1952 Buicks. In this section, we’d like to share them with you.

1952 Buick Memorabilia

Available in the HB Shop

We love printed matter. You, too? Then we can support you with originals and reprints of 1952 Buick memorabilia. Check out our store!

1952 Buick Shop Items

For 1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Owners and Enthusiasts

1952 Buick Body Tag

1952 Buick Body Tag

You can go back in time. Find your Body Tag of your 1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan and you know how it was built originally. Colors, Interior and even Options were stamped in the Body by Fisher Plate. Learn more about your car now!

Decode 1952 Buick Body Tag

1952 Buick Registry

1952 Buick Registry

What is a rare car? To answer that question you need to know the numbers. Unfortunately there are no official numbers for 1952 Buicks. Hometown Buick set up a registry to support you with further information of other 1952 Buicks. Please register your 1952 Buick and help the community.

Register your 1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan

1952 Buick Configurator

1952 Buick Configurator

Hometown Buick enables time travelling – with the 1952 Buick Configurator. Built a 1952 Buick just like you want it – and as potential buyers could have done it in 1952. Play with all the options, colors and create your personal classic car.

Configure your 1952 Buick

1952 Buick Prices

1952 Buick Prices

The worth of a 1952 Buick is hard to tell. Prices vary by parameters like condition, location and authenticity. But before you buy (or sell) your car, you need to check the price ranges. There are some platforms that can give you a first orientiation.

Check 1952 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Prices

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