Photo from Barrett-Jackson.com. This 1956 Buick Century convertible was sold at the auction in Scottsdale earlier this month, hammering for $40,000, meaning the buyer actually paid $44,000.
I think it’s a beautiful car, but I am not an objective observer as the first car I ever drove (as opposed to the first car that was mine) was a 1956 Buick Century. That car was a four-door sedan like this:
Every now and then I get an urge to find and to buy one of these, but I take a deep breath and the urge passes. One day, though, the breath won’t work.