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1931 Facts Book issued to Factory Executives and Distributors

RARE INTERNAL BUICK DOCUMENT.  5-1/2" x 8", 73 pages, Black & White, contains many detailed engineering illustrations, charts, studies and graphs that are not present in any other 1931 Buick literature or documents that we have seen.  Internal Buick document that was prepared for factory executives and distributors to further familiarize them with Buick's 1931 strategies and full product line.  1931 was a hallmark year for Buick, when it became the first large-scale automobile manufacturer to produce eight-cylinder automobiles exclusively; this rare book discusses the many strategies behind that decision, and the resulting product line.  Discusses 1931 engineering developments, Buick's new, full-line of straight-eight OHV engines, torque tube drive, sealed frame construction techniques, carburetion and heat control and all other major 1931 technical advances and breakthroughs.  Describes new engineering features, presents general specifications of all Models, provides interesting detailed comparative specifications with Buick's 1930 Models, provides hill performance, acceleration and fuel consumption test data and charts, provides horsepower and torque curve test charts, charts and drawings with all weights and dimensions including interior trim dimensions, exterior colors for all Models and charts with comparisons to competitive 1931 Models.  An amazing amount of information, most of which is not found in any other 1931 Buick document that we have ever seen.  A unique opportunity to learn a great deal about your straight-eight 1931 Buick, and how it came to be!

Item Number: 01063
Author: Buick Motor Company, Flint, Michigan
Type: Internal Buick Document
Donor or Source: Terry B. Dunham
Cost of Reproduction: $85.00
Cost of Original Document: There are no originals of this item available.

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