Lot 51

2017   |   Amelia Island Auctions 2017

1942 Buick Special Series 40B Estate Wagon

SOLD $143,000

Estimate

$225,000 - $275,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

14364415

Car Highlights

One of 327 Produced Prior to Wartime Production Suspension

One of Three Known Remaining 1942 Examples

Reportedly Served as a General’s Staff Car During WWII

Fully Documented Award-Winning Restoration

Among the Rarest of All American Woodies

Technical Specs

248 CID DynaFlash OHV Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Downdraft Carburetor

115 BHP at 3,400 RPM

3-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Coil Springs

Live Rear Axle with Coil Springs

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