Here in the 1958 Buick Special Riviera (Model 46R), you have big Buick solidity, spaciousness and quality-plus a long list of luxury features generally found only in cars costing hundreds of dollars more, if available at all. You have the sleek and bold B-58 styling with lavish use of heavy-duty chrome, stainless steel and lightweight aluminum. You have interiors that are genuinely large and stunningly beautiful. You have the peak efficiency of 250 horsepower and your option at slight extra cost of a new Variable Pitch Dynaflow or Flight Pitch Dynaflow. You have the limitless comfort of the Buick Miracle Ride with its buoyant 4-coil springing and Buick Rotoflow Torque-Tube stability.
1958 Buick Special Riviera Equipment
Even the low-priced 1958 Buick Special Riviera 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.
The 1958 Buick Flight Pitch Dynaflow Transmission tailors performance to engine power and steps up efficiency with a new third turbine. Read more!
1958 Buick Special Riviera 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 – The Face of Fashion Hometown Buick
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.
Literature covering the 1958 Buick Special Riviera
Although a 1958 Buick Special Riviera 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 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!
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!
Are you considerring a 1958 Buick Special 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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