Superb styling, the world's newest V-8 engine, a stepped-up transmission and power steering combine to make the lordly 1953 Buick Roadmaster Sedan (Model 72R) peerless in the luxury car class for 1953. Its powerful V-8 provides 188 horsepower with a compression ratio of 8-1/2 to 1. Its new Twin Turbine Dynaflow gives sharply increased performance, better economy and smooth acceleration.
Styling developments include an entirely new front end, redesigned rear fenders, new moldings and ornaments, and a bright new combination of colors and interior trims. Offered as optional equipment on this Golden Anniversary model are air conditioning, power brakes and wire wheel covers.
1953 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Equipment
Welcome to the world of luxury – with the 1953 Buick Roadmaster Sedan. The biggest body for 1953 could be matched with a variety of features to provide maximim comfort.
Antenna only (Manual or Automatic)
Custom Interior Trim
Heater & Defroster
Wire Wheel Covers (Hubcaps)
White Wall Tires
See 1953 Buick Options & Accessories for a full list with original prices.
1953 Buick Dynaflow Transmission is one of the smoothest auto transmissions. All powerthrust from engine to wheels is transmitted through a cushion of oil.
1953 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Colors
17 base colors were available for 1953. Buyers could use them as a solid color or in combination for a Two-Tone paint job. 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 1953 Buick color chart for Duco Paint numbers and correct Two-Tone paint combinations.)
Memorabilia for 1953 Buicks is hard to find due to the year being their 50th anniversary. Hometown Buick is proud to have some of rarest memorabilia available – like the Showroom Album, Colors & Fabrics Album, DOT Slidefilms, etc.
For 1953 Buick Roadmaster Sedan Owners and Enthusiasts
1953 Buick Body Tag
Are you restoring a 1953 Buick Roadmaster Sedan or just want to know how it came from the factory? Just find the body tag – located in the engine compartment – and get all neat information – original paint combination, interior and (in some cases) optional equipment.
Buick does not provide official statistics about how often a 1953 was equipped with a certain option. So its up to the community. We’ve started a 1953 Buick Registry to help you out. Submit your car information to get a better look on 1953 Buicks!
Unfortunately there is no 1953 Buick showroom anymore. But Hometown Buick has created a way to let you build a 1953 Buick or your own. Our 1953 Buick Configurator lets you create your personal car – with all factory options, exterior paints and interior. Start now!
The car hobby is expensive. Before you buy (or sell) a 1953 Buick Roadmaster Sedan you need to inform yourself about the right price. Although – there is no right price, everything depends on different parameters, for example condition, location, being the car original or not. A classic car valuation platform can only give a first orientation.
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