1954 Buick Roadmaster Riviera Hardtop

Condition Used
Body Coupe
Make Buick
Model Roadmaster
Mileage 100 mi
Fuel type Gasoline
Year 1954
Transmission Automatic
Exterior Color Red
History Yes
VIN: A2007295

Accessorized with a period-correct Continental kit, this 1954 Buick, part of the Series 70 line, is one of 20,404 such two-door hardtops produced that year. This example is described as a refurbished car with a body said to be solid in the typical rust-prone areas, including the floors and trunk. It’s said to have one repaint in its factory color, and a rebuild of its OHV V-8 engine. This 1954 Buick Roadmaster Riviera hardtop has “only undergone the level of restoration needed to keep it pristine, and then only with NOS parts being utilized.” The Roadmaster Riviera series was powered in 1954 by Buick’s 322-cu.in. OHV V-8. The carbureted engine, with a compression ratio of 8.0:1, was rated by the manufacturer at 200 horsepower when new. The Nailhead V-8 in this Roadmaster Riviera is said to be original to the car, and is described as having been rebuilt and to start and run properly.  no functional issues with the Dynaflow two-speed automatic transmission. The engine bay presents as being stock and nearly spotless. the Roadmaster Riviera has a single repaint in its factory color, and the paint appears to present very strongly, with no visible imperfections, in the photos. The chrome appears to be properly aligned and to be in excellent restored condition. The delicate grille strakes look to be undamaged. The Continental kit is finished to match the car’s roof, and the car has Foxcraft fender skirts that are said to be NOS. The glass appears to be in fog- and crack-free condition. The underside appears to be strongly clean, with minimal and widely scattered surface corrosion visible in the photos. The Roadmaster Riviera is upholstered in a blend of Cordaveen and cloth materials. The materials look to be in excellent condition, with no evidence of tears or soiling visible in the photos. The carpeting appears to be in excellent, undamaged condition, with no indications of excess wear. The headliner presents as being in excellent condition, with full chromed hardware and functional lighting. The dashboard and steering wheel show as being in excellent restored condition, with the dashboard’s full-width turned insert, and factory instrumentation, presenting strongly. The original AM radio looks to be present. The underbody components show no leaks or visible damage, in the photos. The tires appear to have plenty of tread remaining.