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1948 Buick Super Convertible

1948 Buick Super Convertible

What we have here is 1948 Buick Super Convertible. This is the latest trend, old-time retro looks with modern drivetrains and very sophisticated brakes, steering, suspension systems. The owner Jonathan Ward says it’s fun to blow away modern cars on the road, especially when no one can guess what’s under the hood. From the outside there is almost nothing changed, the idea was to keep it as original as possible. But what’s inside of this old Buick, well that’ a different story.

1948 buick

The powertrain of this classic Buick is LS9 from the Corvette ZR1. The transmission is 4L85E Supermatic as the only one available for this much power. The engine produces just under 700 horsepower which makes it almost equal to the Hellcat series from Dodge.

Source: Jay Leno’s Garage

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