The Buick Century Caballero Estate Wagon was positioned by Buick at the upper end of the market. It featured the unique Buick styling cues, powered by the Century's powerful V8 engines, and given a long list of amenities and luxury items. They were quick and refined machines. However, the Caballero was produced for only a short time, lasting from 1957 through 1958 and just over 14,000 were built in 1957 it was 10,000 and ’57 is the most desirable year for the Caballero Wagon. The car had high construction costs which resulted in Buick canceling the Caballero along with the Century name the following year. It is powered by a 364 cubic-inch V8 engine that is capable of producing an estimated 300 horsepower. The car has a three-speed gearbox and four-wheel drum brakes. It is one of the few surviving examples of the Caballero arguably it is one of the finest of its kind. The car has been treated to both a cosmetic and mechanical restoration fresh rebuild and smooth shifting transmission, brakes and suspension have been addressed and the car travels down the road like new. It is finished in Shell Beige and Dover paint with four-wire wheels and period-correct whitewall tires. The upholstery is finished in Rust Brocade and Beige. The vehicle is equipped all standard equipment with Power Steering and Power Brakes, Dual Exhaust, Speed Buzzer, Factory Air Conditioning is very rare and seldom seen. All advertising material and luggage goodies will go with the car. The car has been featured in Hemming’s Motor News, a feature Article in Special Interest Autos, has been shown at a variety of events in Southern California and has won on multiple occasions.
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3647 Dalbergia Street
San Diego, CA 32113