Project Description

1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible - Model 76C


1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible – Model 76C

Production4,354 cars
Original Baseprice$ 3,704.00
Engine322 cui Fireball V8
60.4 inches
80.0 inches
213.6 inches
127 inches
4,395 pounds

% share of all 1956 Buicks

Quote from Original Literature

1956 Buick Sales Flyer
In this leather-upholstered 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible (Model 76C) - windows and horizontal seat adjustment are electrically operated. In the Roadmaster Convertible you find a host of convenience and comfort items such as windshield washers, back-up lights, parking-brake warning light, electric clock, and double-depth foam rubber cushions.

1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Equipment

The Roadmaster series was Buick top series for 1956. So you’ll find the most features as standard equipment on the 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible. With the few optional equipment it could be turned into one of the finest cars of the year.

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
Dual Exhaust
Dynaflow Transmission (Automatic Transmission)
Foamtex Seat Cushions
High Air Intake Ventilation System
Panoramic Windshield
Power Steering
Rear Coil Springs
Redliner Speedometer
Safety Group (includes Back-Up Lights, Windshield Washer, Glareproof Mirror & Parking Brake Signal Light)
Step-On Parking Brake
Windshield Washer – Wide Angle Wiper
Air Conditioner (only with Heater & Defroster)
Antenna (Manual or Automatic)
Easy-Eye Glass
Heater & Defroster
Oversize Tires
Permanent Type Antifreeze
Power Brakes (only with Dynaflow)
Power Seats (6-way)
Power Window Lifts
Rear View Mirror
Selectronic Radio
Sonomatic Radio
Tri-Tone Paint
Two-Tone Paint
Wheel Covers (Hubcaps)
White Wall Tires

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 Roadmaster 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



Spruce Green

Nile Green

Mist Green

1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Interior Trim Combinations

Trim #700

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat & Bolster Material 1:
Red Leather

Seat & Bolster Material 2:
Red Leather

Seat Facing Material (no sample):
Red Cordaveen

1956 Buick Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material
1956 Buick Seat & Bolster Material

Trim #710

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat & Bolster Material 1:
Light Green Leather

Seat & Bolster Material 2:
Medium Green Leather

Seat Facing Material (no sample):
Light Green Cordaveen

1956 Buick Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material
1956 Buick Seat & Bolster Material

Trim #720

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat & Bolster Material 1:
Light Blue Leather

Seat & Bolster Material 2:
Medium Blue Leather

Seat Facing Material (no sample):
Light Blue Cordaveen

1956 Buick Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material
1956 Buick Seat & Bolster Material

Trim #730

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat & Bolster Material 1:
Ivory Leather

Seat & Bolster Material 2:
Black Leather

Seat Facing Material (no sample):
Ivory Cordaveen

1956 Buick Seat, Bolster & Seat Facing Material
1956 Buick Seat & Bolster Material

The 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible had the most luxurious interior trim combinations of all 1956 Buicks. It was the only car that used genuine Leather as Seat & Bolster Material – of course at no extra cost!

1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Featured Video

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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 Roadmaster Convertible

Online Literature

There are some books that help you to repair or maintain your 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible. We at Hometown Buick have digitalized the most important literature items for you. You can read them here – online!

1956 Buick Literature


Some collectibles for the 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible can be bought every day – but some items are hard to find. Hometown Buick has one of the biggest collections for 1950s Buick, including rare 1956 Buick memorabilia.

1956 Buick Memorabilia

Available in the HB Shop

Are you looking for cool items for your 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible? In our shop, we can offer you spare originals and high quality reprints for reasonable prices!

1956 Buick Shop Items

For 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Owners and Enthusiasts

1956 Buick Body Tag

1956 Buick Body Tag

The Body Tag from your 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible can tell you how it was painted and equipped originally. Decode the given numbers right here on Hometown Buick!

Decode 1956 Buick Body Tag

1956 Buick Registry

1956 Buick Registry

Do you know how many 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible are still on the road? There are no official sources for information like this. Hometown Buick wants to help the community and has created the 1956 Buick registry. Register your 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible today!

Register your 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible

1956 Buick Configurator

1956 Buick Configurator

You like the feature of modern car websites to build-your-own vehicle? We’ve combined this with the historical data of 1956 Buicks. Try our 1956 Buick configurator!

Configure your 1956 Buick

1956 Buick Prices

1956 Buick Prices

Are you considerring a 1956 Buick Roadmaster 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.

Check 1956 Buick Roadmaster Convertible Prices

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