National Geographic : 1938 Feb
THESE are the statistics: Its bonnet houses 141 ready willing-and-able horsepower. Its swift wheels can spurt you from ten to sixty in 18 seconds flat. From a ten-m.p.h. start at the bottom, it will swoop you over an eleven per cent hill with an easy forty-four at the top. But the smoothness of its panther-like gait is something statistics can't picture; the heart-warming satisfaction in its eyewink answer to your treadle foot is something you can only feel. The point is that it's boss of any road, with its DYNAFLASH engine to set the thrilling pace and its TORQUE-FREE SPRINGING to make smoothies out of rough spots. We wish you'd try it - just to see if you can name its rival within a thousand dollars of its price. The Buick shown is the ROADMASTER touring sedan, delivering at Flint, Mich., at $1645, complete with standard equipment. Fenderwells, white sidewall tires and special accessories extra. There are 4 ROADMASTER models ranging in price from $1645 to $1983, and 3 LIMITED models from $2176 to $2453 de livered complete at Flint. State and local taxes if any and transportation extra ^ESI^BilR^R "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."