1940 Buick 40 - $33,995

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Absolutely classic lines, suicide doors, and a straight-eight under the hood make this 1940 Buick 40 full-sized nostalgia on wheels. Of course, you already just love this for its sleek black style.

The 1940s was not a full decade for passenger car production, but they seemed to really pack in plenty of style to make up for the less time. The 1940 car was restyled to better integrate the headlights and widen the chrome grille, and so it puts a more impressive face forward. It has a limo-like profile with the big rear side windows and the distinct trunk-back style. Plus, we know you love the look of the fenders that look as wind-swept as they gently flow beyond the wheel wells. Even the classic details are nice, like the Buick Eight badging and the two-piece wheel trim with bright red steel wheels and classic whitewall tires. But the most impressive part may just be the paint. This black was applied within the last few years to give this classic a piano-like luster and make the fender feel as smooth as they look.

Suicide doors are always an attention-grabber, and so it's particularly nice to have them operating so swiftly on this example. And when you look inside, you'll see that there has been the right attention and investment here to give you a true vintage style. This car has been under the same owner for a decade, and he took his time to restore it correctly. So while the tan on the seats, door panels, headliner, and trunk are all updated, nothing ever feels out of place on a pre-war classic. It means you get a vintage atmosphere with a fresh feeling. And there's just something extra inviting about plush carpeting. The speedometer, dash, and especially the Buick steering wheel have a terrific 1940s style. Even the AM radio is still working. And because there really is a limo-like room in the back seat, it's easy to share this sedan with family and friends.

With a car that has a piano black look, it's awesome to have a piano hinge-style hood. And since this gives you such a clear view of the engine bay, this was made sure to be extra tidy and detailed. Buick's straight-eight always impresses with its long block, and this one loves to have the correct callouts and decals. Plus, there have been the right investments in keeping it a hardy runner. This includes newer pieces like the carburetor, belts, and exhaust. It gives you good control on the road with direct steering and a column-shifted three-speed manual transmission. This car also feels much more modern thanks to Buick's independent front end and coil spring rear. It's all part of a package that not only impresses you with how it looks but also how comfortable authentic 1940s motoring can be.

Complete with build receipts, this restored sedan has a long body, long motor, and it's long on desire. So don't miss this vintage Buick. Call today!!!

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