Project Description

1958 Buick Special Convertible - Model 46C

1958 Buick Special Convertible – Model 46C

Production5,502 cars
Original Baseprice$ 3,041.00
Engine364 cui Fireball V8
380 ft-lbs
57.6 inches
78.1 inches
211.8 inches
122 inches
4,165 pounds

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Quote from Original Literature

1958 Buick Sales Flyer
This gleaming tail tower is just one of the many exterior beauty notes that 1958 Buick Special Convertible (Model 46C) owners can point to with pride. And inside, you'll find high-fashion appointment, Buick's strict emphasis on quality of workmanship, and a host of smartly functional details such as this spacious and centered glove compartment with the built-in beverage holders on its door.

1958 Buick Special Convertible Equipment

Even the low-priced 1958 Buick Special Convertible was loaded with chrome and provided more luxury than models of earlier years. With a long options list, it could be turned into a real luxury car.

Accessory Group (Wheel Covers, Electric Clock, Trunk Light, License Plate Frame)
Air Conditioner
Air Cooled Aluminum Brake Drums
Air Poise Suspension
Autronic Eye
Black Wall Tires
Chrome Door Guards
Custom Bright Exterior Moldings
Custom Rear Window Reveal Molding (Standard With Two-Tone Paint)
Deluxe Steering Wheel
Divided Rear Seat
Divided Rear Seat And Junior Seat
Dual Exhaust
Easy Eye Glass
Electric Antenna
Flight Pitch Dynaflow
Foamtex Seat Cushions
Heater And Defroster
Instrument Panel Safety Pad
Junior Seat
Luggage Rack
Map Light
Permanent Anti-Freeze
Power Brakes (Automatic Transmission Required)
Power Seat Adjuster (6 Way)
Power Steering
Power Windows
Rear Seat Speaker
Safety Group (Back-Up Lights, Glareproof Mirror, Parking Brake Signal Light, Instrument Panel Safety Pad – Lower, Safety-Minder Speedometer)
Safety Seat Lock
Sonomatic Radio
Variable Pitch Dynaflow
Wheel Covers
White Wall Tires
Windshield Washer With Wide Angle Wiper
Wonder Bar Radio

Note: The list above shows the Options & Accessories for all series – not for a specific model.

1958 Buick Options & Accessories

1958 Buick Special Convertible Colors

1958 Buick Colors

Buick color stylists have created a selection of 17 colors – including the new Lucide paints – that enhance the joy in owning an Air Born B-5B Buick. Two-Tone Paint (at extra cost) was avabilable in all body styles and all series. Note: Color accuracy varies by computer/device settings and depends on the actual light.

(See complete 1958 Buick color chart for Duco Paint numbers.)

1958 Buick Colors

Carlsbad Black

Sylvan Grey

Glacier White

Hunter Green

Spray Green

Colonial Blue

Warwick Blue

Dark Turquoise

Light Turquoise

Antique Ivory

Casino Cream

Seminole Red

Garnet Red

Reef Coral

Desert Beige

Cobalt Blue

Desert Sage

Mojave Yellow

Canyon Cedar

Green Mist

Blue Mist

Laurel Mist

Silver Mist

Polar Mist

Gold Mist

1958 Buick Special Convertible Interior Trim Combinations

Trim #400

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat Material:
Green Cordaveen

Bolster Material:
Green Cordaveen

1958 Buick Seat Material
1958 Buick Bolster Material

Trim #410

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat Material:
Blue Cordaveen

Bolster Material:
Blue Cordaveen

1958 Buick Seat Material
1958 Buick Bolster Material

Trim #420

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat Material:
Black Cordaveen

Bolster Material:
White Cordaveen

1958 Buick Seat Material
1958 Buick Bolster Material

Trim #450

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat Material:
Red Cordaveen

Bolster Material:
Red Cordaveen

1958 Buick Seat Material
1958 Buick Bolster Material

Trim #480

This is a Standard Trim.

Seat Material:
Yellow Cordaveen

Bolster Material:
White Cordaveen

1958 Buick Seat Material
1958 Buick Bolster Material

1958 Buick Special Convertibles came with five different interior combinations – all of them made with Cordaveen and at no extra cost.

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1958 Buick Videos

1958 Buick Videos

Buick produced awesome TV commercials for 1958. One introduced the Airborn B58 Buick with cars driving out-of airplanes. To train dealers and salesmen, Buick carried over their DOT (Dealer Training Organisation) program and released a couple of slidefilms.

Watch all 1958 Buick Videos

Literature covering the 1958 Buick Special Convertible

Online Literature

Although a 1958 Buick Special Convertible is fairly basic technology in comparison to modern cars, there are some manuals that makes maintenance much easier. Hometown Buick has digitialized them for you. We hope you find it as much helpful as we do!

1958 Buick Literature


1958 is one of the most challenging years for any serious Buick collector. Most of the original literature is very hard to find – and very expensive. But don’t worry! We want to share with you what we’ve got!

1958 Buick Memorabilia

Available in the HB Shop

Original literature is rare and if you use it, it can be damaged. Why not having a high quality reproduction for much less money? Check out our 1958 Buick literature in our Hometown Buick shop!

1958 Buick Shop Items

For 1958 Buick Special Convertible Owners and Enthusiasts

1958 Buick Body Tag

1958 Buick Body Tag

You can easily find out how your 1958 Buick Special Convertible was equipped and painted when it came from the factory. All information is stamped into the Body Tag. Decode it now!

Decode 1958 Buick Body Tag

1958 Buick Registry

1958 Buick Registry

There is no official source how often a specific color or optional equipment was chosen. Hometown Buick has setup a registry to help! Please support us to support you and register your 58 Buick today!

Register your 1958 Buick Special Convertible

1958 Buick Configurator

1954 Buick Configurator

Do you want to know what a 1958 Buick looks if it was painted in a different color? Hometown Buick has setup the 1958 Buick configurator so that you can build your Airborn 58 Buick just the way you like it!

Configure your 1958 Buick

1958 Buick Prices

1958 Buick Prices

Are you considerring a 1958 Buick Special 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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