1957 Buick Century Pro Touring – U0434

1957 buick century - pro touring

  • Stock #: U0434
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  • VIN: 6D2029796
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Vehicle Description

Wouldn’t you really rather have a Buick? A 1957 Buick Century is far from a common sight. But when it’s been upgraded to Pro Touring status, and at a very high level at that, it’s really something special. Buick purists – and indeed anyone who appreciates vintage automobiles – will recognize the full worth of a 425 Nailhead as the engine of choice. It’s big and torquey, and just right for this build. Furthermore, it’s been freshened and balanced, and on top two Carter AFB carbs on an aluminum Offenhauser manifold lend an air of hot rod sophistication. Another great choice is the Turbo 400 automatic for its ability to handle lots of torque in a large vehicle. With a 122 inch wheelbase and a curb weight of over 4400 pounds, the big Buick was no lightweight. That means six can ride in comfort in an elegant custom interior. The character of the original dash is retained but the interior is nicely enhanced with striking white upholstery and red carpeting, door trim, and piping on the seats. The effect is modern and classic at the same time, which can be said of the entire build. Finish work extends to the headliner and the trunk as well. Two stage Viper red paint with all-new chrome make an eye-catching combination. Staggered 22-inch Eagle billet wheels bring the visual dimensions up to date and finish off the modern/classic theme. The build is so fresh, the stickers are still on the tires. For something a cut above the norm, this 1957 Buick Century Pro Touring is an ideal choice.

Vehicle Description

Wouldn’t you really rather have a Buick? A 1957 Buick Century is far from a common sight. But when it’s been upgraded to Pro Touring status, and at a very high level at that, it’s really something special. Buick purists – and indeed anyone who appreciates vintage automobiles – will recognize the full worth of…

Vehicle Highlights

  • 425ci Buick Nailhead V8 Engine
  • Dual Carter AFB Competition Series 4-barrel Carburetors
  • Offenhauser Finned Aluminum Open Air Intake
  • Fresh Turbo 400 3-speed Automatic Transmission
  • Lokar Shifter
  • Viper Red Two Stage Exterior Paint
  • White and Red Custom Interior
  • Custom Steering Wheel
  • New Glass Rubber and Chrome
  • New Wiring
  • Finished Trunk
  • Staggered 22-inch Eagle Billet Aluminum Wheels
MAXmotive specializes in collectible classic and custom vehicles. We have more than 200 vehicles in our collection and have sold dozens nationwide and even overseas. We recommend that all buyers who are unable to view a vehicle in person have a pre-purchase inspection done prior to purchase. Inspections can be performed by an independent party selected by the buyer. Due to the age and uniqueness of these special vehicles, it is difficult to cover all aspects and characteristics of each vehicle?s condition within the limited space available. Thus, pre-purchase inspections are helpful to all parties involved. The information provided for this vehicle is presented to the best of our knowledge, and is deemed reliable. But MAXmotive does not warrant or guarantee this information as a basis for purchase. It is the responsibility of the buyer to make a thorough inspection to determine the suitability of the vehicle prior to purchase.
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