The 1956 Buick Super Riviera (Model 56R) ride is the finest ever, with a more massive frame, the new deep-oil cushioning of the direct-acting rear shock absorbers and a new over-all riding smoothness - plus a more responsive Safety Power Steering.
1956 Buick Super Riviera Equipment
The Super series for 1956 had several standard features like Power Steering or Dynaflow Transmission that were optional on other series. Combined with the bigger Fisher body and an attractive base price turned the 1956 Buick Super Riviera into a popular buy. 15 percent of all sold 1956 Buicks were Supers.
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1956 Buick Super 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!
Buick dealerships and garages got their maintenance information or repair instructions through basic literature like the Shop Manual. Hometown Buick has digitalized all basic literature to preserve the knowledge for the future. Read it now!
1956 Buicks are getting rare. Its hard to tell how many are still on the road. And its even harder to tell how popular a specific optional equipment was. To support the community with this knowledge, Hometown Buick has created the 1956 Buick registry. Register your 1956 Buick Super Riviera now!
Are you considerring a 1956 Buick Super 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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