Buick is owned by General Motors and is one of the country’s oldest brands. It is a company full of tradition and innovation. It dates back to the turn of the century. They produce American luxury cars and focus on quality and refinement rather than sporty appearance. Over the years the company has expanded their line of vehicles to include SUV’s and crossovers.
It was founded in 1903 by a Scottish industrialist named David Dunbar Buick. The Model B was the first car made in 1904. The company got the reputation of being a trailblazer in the 1920’s when they introduced the four wheel brakes. In the 30’s the eight cylinder Buick cars were introduced and became very popular.
Buick made its name my manufacturing large stately cars and downsized it models to meet the changing demands of the 70’s and 80’s. In recent years Buick has added SUV’s and crossover vehicles that have been met with mixed reviews.
The Buick Company was started in 1903 by David Buick and the first car made its debut in 1904. It was called the Model B and it had a two cylinder engine that was advanced for its time, because of the overhead valve cylinder head design. I907 they unveiled its first four cylinder production car called the Model D, which very popular. In 1908 the Buick Motor Company was bought by William Durant as part of a new company called General Motors.
All Buick cars were built with six cylinder engines by 1914 and were primarily bought by upper class professionals. They had earned the nickname of “doctor’s cars.” The Buick Company were consider trailblazers and were the first company to figure out how to mass produce vehicles with four wheel brakes. In 1948 they introduced Dynaflow, which was the first torque converter type automatic transmission offered in American passenger cars. In recent years they have expanded their line up to include SUV’s and crossover vehicles.
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