A limited edition paint treatment is one mark of ownership of the 1956 Buick Roadmaster Riviera (Model 76R) - twin front fender bombsights and chromed bands on the trunk are another. Inside, you'll find a new instrument panel with a new cordaveen and foam rubber cover plus a truly exclusive array of custom-finished fabrics and trims to choose from.
1956 Buick Roadmaster Riviera 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 Riviera. With the few optional equipment it could be turned into one of the finest cars of the year.
Air Conditioner (only with Heater & Defroster)
Antenna (Manual or Automatic)
Heater & Defroster
Permanent Type Antifreeze
Power Brakes (only with Dynaflow)
Power Seats (6-way)
Rear View Mirror
Wheel Covers (Hubcaps)
White Wall Tires
See 1956 Buick Options & Accessories for a full list with original prices.
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 Riviera 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.
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!
Literature covering the 1956 Buick Roadmaster Riviera
There are some books that help you to repair or maintain your 1956 Buick Roadmaster Riviera. We at Hometown Buick have digitalized the most important literature items for you. You can read them here – online!
Some collectibles for the 1956 Buick Roadmaster Riviera 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.
Do you know how many 1956 Buick Roadmaster Riviera 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 Riviera today!
Are you considerring a 1956 Buick Roadmaster Riviera 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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