Buick Standard Six

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Buick Standard Six
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1925 Buick Standard Six
Overview
Manufacturer Buick (General Motors)
Model years 1925-1928
Assembly Flint Wagon Works, Flint, Michigan, United States [1]
Body and chassis
Layout Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive [1]
Platform GM A platform
Related McLaughlin-Buick
Powertrain
Engine 191 cu in (3.1 L) Buick Straight-6 engine OHV I6
207 cu in (3.4 L) Buick Straight-6 engine OHV I6
239.1 cu in (3.9 L) Buick Straight-6 engine OHV I6
Transmission 3-speed synchromesh manual [1]
Dimensions
Wheelbase 114.5 in (2,908 mm)
Chronology
Predecessor Buick Six
Successor Buick Series 40 [1]
Buick Series 50 [1]

The Buick Standard Six Series 20 was manufactured by Buick at the Flint Wagon Works factory of Flint, Michigan, and was the junior model to the Buick Master Six between 1925 through 1929, and shared the GM A platform with Oldsmobile, Oakland and Chevrolet. [2] [1] The Standard Six evolved from the earlier Buick Six when the Buick 4-cylinder was cancelled. The Standard Six was the most popular Buick sold while being more upscale to the Oldsmobile Six. It was the senior brand to Marquette under the General Motors Companion Make Program until Marquette was cancelled one year later. It replaced the earlier Buick Six that was introduced in 1916, and was replaced with the Buick Series 50. Coachwork continued to be offered by Fisher Body who was the primary supplier of all GM products at this time, and Duco automotive lacquer paint, introduced by DuPont was the first quick drying multi-color line of nitrocellulose lacquers made especially for the automotive industry. [1]

Contents

Buick Standard Six specifications (1926 data)

Standard equipment

New car price included the following items:

Prices

New car prices were F.O.B. factory, plus Tax:

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