Buick offered a full line of automobiles for the 1953 model year, at price points of just over $2,000 up to $4,000 plus. Power for the Buick line came from the traditional inline eight-cylinder 263 cubic-inch v8 engine. This was a period when each of gm’s divisions built its own engines and Buick had come up with a particularly interesting and innovative cylinder head design that had excellent breathing and also let Buick employ the highest compression ratio, 8.5:1, in the industry in 1953.
As expected from Buick in the fifties the 1953 model range were distinctively restyled, with elegant jet-age chrome and stainless-steel trim on the exterior and interior. The instrument panel was fitted with aircraft-style controls and leather sweeping brightwork and signature ventiports fender ventilation holes all ads to the elegant a classic exterior styling features these cars carried. A dynaflow automatic transmission and power steering made the full-size automobile easy to operate.