1940 Buick Limited Four-Door Touring Sedan

Condition Used
Body Sedan
Make Buick
Model Limited
Mileage 5607 mi
Fuel type Gasoline
Year 1940
Transmission Manual
Exterior Color Red
History Yes
VIN: 13700724

The Limited line was powered in 1940 by Buick’s 320.2-cu.in. OHV straight-eight. The carbureted engine, with a compression ratio of 6.35:1, was rated by the manufacturer at 141 horsepower. The engine in this Limited is described as original to the car. The engine is said to start and idle well without smoke, and the three-speed manual transmission “shifts flawlessly,” with no fluid leaks from the powertrain noted. The engine bay presents as being stock and generally clean, in the provided photos. The Buick’s paint, said to have been applied by a previous owner, is described as being in “very good” overall condition, with no swirls. The body seals are said to show no evidence of cracks or water leaks. The Limited is equipped with desirable dual sidemount spare tires. The chrome appears to be complete, free of damage, and in very good unrestored condition, in the photos. The glass condition is described as “perfect,” and the seller reports that all exterior lighting is functional. he cloth seating and related surfaces, replaced by her father, are in “excellent” condition, with no evidence of tears or soiling. The carpeting is reported to be in good condition, with a stained area noted behind the driver’s seat. The headliner is said to be in “excellent” shape, with functional dome lamps. The wood-painted dashboard, with turned metal insert, presents as being in very good condition. The instrumentation, including the factory AM radio, is reported to be operable. The heater is also termed functional. no leaks or component damage, and notes that the hydraulic drum brakes are in proper working order. The wheels are reported to be free of damage or pitting, and are mounted with tires with about 90 percent of their tread remaining.