One of the most striking features of the 1958 Buick Roadmaster Limited Riviera - Model 755, of course, is its breath-taking span from bumper to bumper-nearly 19 feet of luxury-built car. But other exclusive fashion notes are readily seen here, too-the distinctive banks of louvers on its rear fenders, the jewel-like chrome band around each wheel opening, its dramatic and unique tail towers.
Most magnificent 1958 Buick-the B-58 Limited proudly takes possession of its newly created position of leadership among America's most elegant luxury-length motorcars. Nearly nineteen feet long - and endowed every inch of its majestic length with unmistakable of its fine car quality - the 1958 Buick Roadmaster Limited Convertible - Model 756 - immediately manifests its firm intention to assume leadership.
All Limited Models - including the 1958 Buick Roadmaster Limited Riviera Sedan - Model 750, have a 127 1/2-in. wheelbase, the 300 horsepower of a new B-1 2000 engine, air-cooled aluminum brakes and a full complement of luxury travel features. Outstanding among these: Buick's new Flight Pitch Dynaflow, new Quadrajet Carburetor, new Miracle Ride, power windows, 6-way power seat, power brakes and power steering.
Look and you see bold and distinctive beauty everywhere in the 1958 Buick Roadmaster Convertible - Model 75C - for this is a car whose grace of styling matches its greatness of motion. And in the Convertible you enjoy the added luxury of genuine Cape Buffalo grain leather seats in seven choices.
The 1958 Buick Roadmaster Riviera - Model 75R - is a magnificent performer with exclusive possession of Flight Pitch Dynaflow in this price range - the B-58 Roadmaster 75 embodies outstanding advances that measurably raise the rewards of fine-car ownership. The B-58 Roadmaster 75 - a standard-length motorcar of absolute luxury, not only in the richness of its interiors, but in the surpassing excellence of its performance, powered handling, Miracle Ride, and fine-car equipment - assumes a position of positive leadership among America's finest cars.
The 1958 Buick Century Estate Wagon (Model 69) - also known as the 1958 Buick Caballero - is Buick's trend-setting B-58 Estate Wagon - and just from viewing it, you know it is beautifully designed for any need. And beneath this glamorous hardtop styling and this true practicality, there's an important story in the luxury of this big wagon's ride-either on four coil springs-or on Buick's optional new Air-Poise Suspension. There's another big story in the B-12000 engine and in Dynaflow performance-and in the proud standards of Buick quality construction that keep the body tight, the engine right, the finish beautiful and long-lasting. Best of all, there's a good news dollar story, too.
Sparkling new styling, spotlighted by a handsome new grille design unique in the automotive industry, enhances the 1958 Buick Century Convertible with the verve and dash of a sports car. The new Century, like all other cars in the Buick line, is equipped with dual headlights and a daring new fender and hood line that accentuates the new low silhouette . Buick's improved variable pitch Dynaflow transmission is standard on the Century. The revolutionary new flight pitch Dynaflow and the new miracle air ride are available as optional equipment. All 1958 Buicks, except the Special, are equipped with air -cooled aluminum brakes on the front wheels.
Liveliest of all powerful B-58 Buick performers, and luxurious to a degree unique among cars of comparable cost ... the 1958 Buick Century Riviera (Model 66R) stands only a single step above the Buick Special in the price range. For this comparatively modest dollar difference, the Century delivers the outstanding buy in rich and sparkling performance.
Not only is the 1958 Buick Century Riviera Sedan the liveliest performing of all Buicks - it's also the lowest in look and line. And behind this sleek glamour and cool travel, you'll find a long list of features normally associated only with cars costing hundreds of dollars more. Among these are: Variable Pitch Dynaflow, custom interiors, carpeted doors, safety instrument panel cushion - even electric window lifts.
The 1958 Buick Super Riviera (Model 56R) bears a fresh new look of fashion from head to toe, bumper to bumper. It brings you a unique thrill of command in its price class with Buick's mighty B-12000 engine and a greatly advanced new Variable Pitch Dynaflow. The new Miracle Ride so renowned for its buoyant levelness and velvet cushioning that it is now setting a trend for the industry to follow. In every respect-size, power, ride, ease of handling-the B-58 Super is definitely the beacon-light buy of the king-sized cars.
The 1958 Buick Special Riviera Estate Wagon - Model 49D - is styled and built to combine, in ideal balance, all the qualities desired by buyers of this many-purposed model. The Buick Estate Wagon benefits by the sparkling performance of Buick's own B-12000 engine and has exceptionally roomy passenger compartments, and all the cargo capacity any family is likely to require.
The 1958 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Sedan (Model 75) has Buick's peak power train and newest ride development. And it also has all kinds of power assists to make even the longest trip a wondrous experience in easy motoring. By every measure you put to it-be it mastery of command, luxury of ride, richness of appointment-you will find the 1958 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Sedan an exceptional possession for the discerning buyer.
At prices just topping Buick's thrifty Special Series, the 1958 Buick Century Sedan (Model 61) harnesses the full power of Buick's mightiest engine to the agile and highly maneuverable Buick 122-inch wheelbase-giving a power-to-weight ratio that's a honey in any performance lover's language. Teaming up with this great new powerplant is the eye-wink obedience and silk-smooth response of an advanced new Variable Pitch Dynaflow. And along with all of this comes the rock-firm solidity, easy handling and wondrous comfort of Buick's Miracle Ride. On every score-and particularly for the many luxury features that come with its brilliant performance-the Century takes top honors for prestige in its field again in 1958.
Sweepingly low on the outside, graciously big on the inside, the 1958 Buick Super Riviera Sedan - Model 53 - is also a stellar buy for the number of luxury features it brings you at no extra cost. Chief among these are a new Variable Pitch Dynaflow, Safety Power Steering, safety-cushioned instrument panel, custom-quality interiors, carpeted floors, luxury lighting throughout.
The budget-priced Buick with bonus-value features that make the 1958 Buick Special Estate Wagon (Model 49) the biggest, smoothest, richest and finest performer in its field- offering such an outstanding dollar value that a major share of its buyers are first-time possessors of a full-size automobile.
The 1958 Buick Special 2-door Sedan - Model 48 - is big and sturdy-built on Buick's own Miracle Ride Chassis with full 122-inch wheelbase. The Special is powerful-driven by the big B-12000 Buick Engine whose maximum capacity for power output is approached by no other engine in its price range. The Special is rich-in full six-passenger roominess-in the excellence of its fabrics and fittings-in the full-circle sweep of its total visibility.
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.
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.
The 1958 Buick Special 4-door Riviera - Model 43 - offers you the way to make America's smartest buy. And you get a long list of important features that generally cost extra - or aren't available at all - in other cars. Among these: Dual Vista-Vision Headlights, full-flow oil filter, dual high-air ventilation intakes, ignition key light, glove box light and lock, cigarette lighter, separate trip-mileage recorder, geared vent panes, dual front ash trays, bumper guards, variable speed windshield wipers.
Dartingly low and rakishly sleek, the 1958 Buick Special Sedan, Model 41, makes Buick headline news. It is one of the lowest-priced Buicks for 1958 - yet it has all the beauty, all the engineering, and many of the features found in their bigger Buick brothers.