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1954 Buick Roadmaster [72-R]

1954 Buick Roadmaster [72-R] in Revolutionary Road, Movie, 2008 IMDB

Class: Cars, Sedan — Model origin: US

1954 Buick Roadmaster [72-R]

[*][*][*] Vehicle used by a character or in a car chase

Comments about this vehicle


Ddey65 US

2009-01-04 14:45


c. 1954 Buick.

garco NL

2009-01-04 21:09


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DynaMike NL

2009-01-04 22:10


Three portholes, three side windows... I'd say that's a Century [61].

philr CA

2009-01-06 05:02


It's a Super.

antp BE

2010-01-16 18:06


Comment received by e-mail:

Quote The Buick driven by Leonardo Dicaprio in "Revolutionary Road" is in fact a 1954 Buick Roadmaster model 76R (4-dr sedan). It is incorrectly labeled as a "Super". Although later Supers had 4 "portholes" (actually called "ventiports" although they were on most models strictly cosmetic), in 1954 only the Roadmaster had 4 on each side.

I had a car exactly like the one in the movie (yes - 2 tone green as well). Was not able to get good look at the front of the car but the hood ornament (the "Buick bombsight") should have a "V" within the ring, signifying the V-8 engine (in 1953 some models except the roadmaster had the Fireball straight 8, in 1954, all cars had a V-8 engine). The car has a 322 cid engine with (on the roadmaster) a 4 bbl carb, twin turbine Dynaflow transmission, and came standard with power steering and power brakes.

Was fine on straight roads, not the best handling car - very smooth ride though. At over 5,000 lb, mileage was 12-15 mpg.

Sold it to a guy in Winnipeg Canada over 10 years ago - just got a 1964 Studebaker Hawk GT (impulse buy, you know).

St Petersburg, FL, USA

Commander 57 US

2011-12-04 02:45


In the thumbnail, I count 4 portholes = Roadmaster.

-- Last edit: 2011-12-04 02:46:02


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