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Century, series 60 1937
Engine 5,3 litr 130 hp
Göran Karlsson bought together with a friend four cars from Edward
Söderberg in the 1970 century. Among them this Buick. Söderberg had
earlier lend it to the Swedish King Gustaf V during a parade in
During the 1930th Buick lost market shares at the hard
US market. In order to stop this Buick management employed Harlow H.
Curtis as chief of the company. That year hydraulics brakes as standard
equipment was installed and Curtis also introduced new more modern
models. They should be more attractive than the earlier. All models got
new names, like Special, Century, Roadmaster and Limited, in order to
mark that the buyers should knew that it was a new type of car.
After some difficult years Buick became 1938 the fourth biggest
deliverer of cars in United States,
A man named Harley Earl and Colour was the main man for this design.
This was the first year with windshield wipers as standard. The buyer
could also choose as extra equipment like defroster, fog light and radio
with built in load speaker.