The Classics: 1936 Buick Series 60 Century

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1936 Buick Series 60 Century

1936 Buick Series 60 Century:  Photo Courtesy of Sicnag

In the world of classic cars there’s always one that really defined its time period. The 1936 Buick Series 60 Century did just that for the 1930’s and 1940’s.

When the Century appeared in 1936 it struck a chord with people. It had an uncommonly long hood, tear drop fenders, and an elegance that appealed to many. Although it was a simple car at the time, the classic styling, good performance, and support from car buyers propelled this car into the spotlight.

The 60 Series Century was priced anywhere from $1,035 to $1,620. The Buick was also 500 pounds lighter than it 1935 predecessor. It had an ohv I-8 engine and produced 120-165 horsepower. The 60 Series Century instituted the legacy of Buick’s light body and immense power combination that we still see in today’s Buicks.

Popular Mechanics defines the 1936 Buick Series 60 Century as the “Greatest of them All.”

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