1956 BUICK CENTURY CUSTOM STATION WAGON - 65809 Sold* at Las Vegas 2008 - Lot #466.1 1956 BUICK CENTURY CUSTOM STATION WAGON //cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/65809/65809_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #466.1


Auction Las Vegas 2008
Status Sold
Lot 466.1
Year 1956
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 6C1140556
Exterior Color PURPLE
Interior Color GRAY
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 455
Transmission 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC

Lot #466.1 - This is a full custom 1956 Buick station wagon with almost a hundred modifications to the body alone. In fact, it was a 4 door and now it's a 2 door. It is a very flashy car and always gathers a crowd. It was hand-built and designed by a very established and well respected car builder in Omaha, NE. The car took 2 years and thousands of man hours to complete. One reason why is because you can't buy body parts out of Jegs. It's not a '52 truck or a shoe box Chevy and it sure is not a fiberglass Highboy or Willys sitting on a Mustang frame. This is the real deal and people who appreciate "doing things the hard way" are sincerely impressed. It hit the road for the first time in the fall of 2005. It has been driven roughly 20 times since then. It has always performed well on the street and in competition. The car has never been published but there have been offers. It is truly a unique work of art and craftsmanship. There was no expense spared or any corners cut. It is simply a well-built car that balances the "radical custom" style with the "classic Hot Rod" style better than many of the other vehicles out there today. It features a 455 Olds motor with all the fancy stuff, Turbo 400 transmission, 9" Ford with 411 gears, ceramic header, stainless exhaust, disc brakes, dual 650 carburetors, line lock brakes and independent suspension. Also features Chromealusion Blasberry Indigo paint on top and Manhattan Beige bottom that was pinstriped by hand as well as shaved doors, decked hood, molded rain rail, boxed frame in spots, VW bug head lights, Packard tail lights, air bags, 22" spinner wheels and safety glass throughout. Also has power windows, Ididit tilt steering column, Billet Specialties half-wrapped steering wheel, Cadillac STS 8-way seats, Dakota digital dash, custom made and lighted center console and matching graphics on interior as on the exterior, dual batteries, EZ wiring, remote doors, Alpine TV and receiver, 12" Treo speakers in custom enclosure, surround sound amp, neon in the cab and an alarm.