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Buick - LeSabre

One of the most famous concept cars was the 1951 Buick LeSabre. Designed by Harley J. Earl's studio with styling cues from jet fighter planes and used by him for years as an everyday driver, the LeSabre offered a preview of the aircraft styling that followed in the '50s. The '51 LeSabre contained such technological features as a dual gasoline and alcohol fuel system and a moisture sensor which would raise the convertible top if it began raining when the owner was away from the car.


Engine & performance:

Position: front

Type: V8

Capacity: 335 hp

Power: 3523 cc

Dimensions:

Length: 5102 mm

Width: 1949 mm

Height: 1270 mm

Wheelbase: 2921 mm

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1951 

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Roadster
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