Project Description

 

1956 Buick Century Convertible – Model 66C

Production4,721 cars
Original Baseprice$ 3,306.00
Engine322 cui Fireball V8
255
341
60.0 inches
75.5 inches
205.1 inches
122 inches
4,045 pounds
0,83

% share of all 1956 Buicks

Quote from Original Literature

1956 Buick Sales Flyer
In the dashing 1956 Buick Century Convertible (Model 66C), you have a choice of four striking color selections of interiors in soft, supple leather. Windows and horizontal seat adjustment here are electrically controlled. In all Centuries, you get Variable Pitch Dynaflow, foam rubber seat cushions, electric clock, and many other features as standard equipment.

1956 Buick Century Convertible Equipment

Cars like the 1956 Buick Century Convertible were known for their great performance and price advantage. The models of the Century series had the smaller body of the Special series but the biggest Buick engine. Some luxury features that were optional on the Special series were standard on the 1956 Buick Century Convertible.

Accessory Group M (includes Electric Clock, Trunk Light, License Plate Frames & Wheel Covers)
Air Cleaner and Silencer
Ash Receivers
Automatic Glove Compartment Light
Cigarette Lighter
Deluxe Steering Wheel
Direction Signals
Dynaflow Transmission (Automatic Transmission)
Foamtex Seat Cushions
High Air Intake Ventilation System
Panoramic Windshield
Power Seats (2-way)
Power Window Lifts
Rear Coil Springs
Redliner Speedometer
Step-On Parking Brake
Air Conditioner (only with Heater & Defroster)
Antenna (Manual or Automatic)
Custom Interior Trim
Dual Exhaust
Easy-Eye Glass
Heater & Defroster
Oversize Tires
Permanent Type Antifreeze
Power Brakes (only with Dynaflow)
Power Seats (6-way)
Power Steering
Rear View Mirror
Safety Group (includes Back-Up Lights, Windshield Washer, Glareproof Mirror & Parking Brake Signal Light)
Selectronic Radio
Sonomatic Radio
Tri-Tone Paint
Two-Tone Paint
Wheel Covers (Hubcaps)
White Wall Tires
Windshield Washer – Wide Angle Wiper

See 1956 Buick Options & Accessories for a full list with original prices.

1956 Buick Options & Accessories
  • 1956 Buick Heater & Defroster

    1956 Buick Heater & Defroster

    The new 1956 Buick Heater & Defroster with Air Conditioning brings a continuous flow of outside air warmed thermostatically to your pleasure.Read more!

1956 Buick Century Convertible Colors

1956 Buick Colors

The 1950s were very colorful. Just like the 1956 Buicks! In 1956, Buick offered 20 base colors, which could be used as solid, two-tone or even three-tone paint. Two-tone means that roof and body had different colors.

Note: Color accuracy varies by computer/device settings and depends on the actual light. See complete 1956 Buick color chart for Duco Paint numbers.

1956 Buick Colors

Carlsbad Black

Castle Grey

Dover White

Electric Blue

Bedford Blue

Cadet Blue

Cambridge Blue

Laurel Green

Foam Green

Glacier Green

Claret Red

Seminole Red

Tahiti Coral

Cameo Beige

Harvest Yellow

Bittersweet

Apricot

Spruce Green

Nile Green

Mist Green

1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Combinations

Trim #600

This is a Standard Trim.

Material 1:
Red Cordaveen

Material 2:
Red Cordaveen

Material 3:
Red Leather

1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material
1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material
1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material

Trim #610

This is a Standard Trim.

Material 1:
Light Green Cordaveen

Material 2:
Medium Green Cordaveen

Material 3:
Green Leather

1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material
1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material
1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material

Trim #620

This is a Standard Trim.

Material 1:
Light Blue Cordaveen

Material 2:
Medium Blue Cordaveen

Material 3:
Blue Leather

1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material
1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material
1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material

Trim #630

This is a Standard Trim.

Material 1:
Ivory Cordaveen

Material 2:
Black Cordaveen

Material 3:
Black Leather

1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material
1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material
1956 Buick Century Convertible Interior Trim Material

The interior combinations for the 1956 Buick Century Convertible were absolutely unique. Three materials were used to create a beautiful mix of Cordaveen and genuine Leather providing maximum seating comfort!

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1956 Buick Videos

1956 Buick Videos

Ever heard of Jackie Gleason? Buick was sponsor of his show in 1956. During commercial brakes, Buick presented one spot per show. Jackie Gleason was also part of the dealer introduction of the 1956 Buick. He appeared in the first slidefilm of the DOT (Dealer Training Organisation) program. 22 slidefilms were released overall. You find them in our video section!

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Literature covering the 1956 Buick Century Convertible

Online Literature

No matter if you just dirve or even maintain your 1956 Buick Century Convertible by yourself – a look into the basic repair manuals for the 1956 Buick Century Convertible help you to understand the technical parts and equipment. You can read them online!

1956 Buick Literature

HOMETOWN BUICK Collection

Some collectibles for the 1956 Buick Century Convertible are hard to find. But we have some very rare showroom albums, dealer training films, etc. in our collection. Feel free to browse our inventory!

1956 Buick Memorabilia

Available in the HB Shop

Are you looking for original items or high quality reprints to work with? The Hometown Buick shop can help you. Get matching memorabilia for your 1956 Buick Century Convertible!

1956 Buick Shop Items

For 1956 Buick Century Convertible Owners and Enthusiasts

1956 Buick Body Tag

1956 Buick Body Tag

If you want to find out how your 1956 Buick Century Convertible was built back in 1956, you only have to do two things: Get the information on the body Tag and decode it on Hometown Buick!

Decode 1956 Buick Body Tag

1956 Buick Registry

1956 Buick Registry

Is the 1956 Buick Century Convertible a rare car today? Besides the official production numbers its hard to say wheather a model or even a specific equipment is rare or not. Thats why we’ve setup the 1956 Buick registry. Help the community and register your 1956 Buick Century Convertible!

Register your 1956 Buick Century Convertible

1956 Buick Configurator

1956 Buick Configurator

Are you curious how your 1956 Buick Century Convertible would look like in a different color? Or do you want to calculate the original price of your 1956 Buick Century Convertible? You can do that easily – with our 1956 Buick configurator!

Configure your 1956 Buick

1956 Buick Prices

1956 Buick Prices

Are you considerring a 1956 Buick Century Convertible and would like to know how much its worth? Car prices depend on so many things – car condition, location, how “original” it is, etc. A classic car database can’t answer your question, but can give you a first orientation.

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