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Address: 325 152nd St E., Tacoma, WA 98445

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Highlights

Series 50 was low-priced Buick; Built on what would have been Marquette chassis.

- Buick advertised its “Valve in Head” motor (overhead valves).

- First year for Series 50 to use synchromesh transmission.

- Price new: $1,095.

 

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Description

One of the most obvious styling changes for Buick in 1931 was a new radiator cap with a figure 8, denoting that all Buicks now sported straight-8 ohv engines.

 

The four-door sedan had a 221 cid engine capable of producing 77 hp. The Series 50 replaced the Marquette, a short-lived companion marque for Buick.

 

Standard equipment now included mechanical brakes, Delco-Remy ignition, and Hotchkiss drive with conventional transmission.

 

There were six body styles offered in the Series 50.  There were 33,180 Series 50 produced in 1931 at a list price of just under $2000.

 

Year: 1931

Make: Buick

Model: Series 50

Style: 4-Door Sedan

Serial No: 2694885

Color: Burgundy and Blue

Engine Size: 221 cid

Engine Cylinders: I-8

Engine BHP: 77 BHP

Transmission: Manual 3-Speed

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1931 Buick Series 50