1952 BUICK SUPER RIVIERA BOMBSHELL BETTY
Barrett-Jackson | 15-Oct-2016 | Las Vegas 2016 | Venue : Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Category : Classic Cars
Lot No. : 760
Year : 1952
Engine Size : 320CI
Colour : RAW STEEL
Interior : BLACK
Chassis No. : AZ291463
No longer available - Sold or withdrawn from sale
 

 

Lot #760 - Bombshell Betty is 1952 Buick Super Riviera-Land Speed Race Car. It has Buick factory VIN# 16596553. With an aluminum body, the car holds six land speed World Records. The engine is 320ci straight-8 from a 1950 Buick Roadmaster, and the top custom intake manifold is from Hart's Collision-Racing Shop with a Jegs-Quick-Fuel 750cm racing carburetor. It runs on racing fuel and has a 4-gallon fuel tank next to the engine block. In 2009 at the Bonneville Nationals Bonneville Speed Week, it won for Land Speed Record XO/GCC, reaching 130.838 mph. The same year at the Bonneville Nationals World Finals, it won for Land Speed Record XO/GCC, reaching 134.054 mph. In 2010 at the Bonneville Nationals World Finals, it won the Land Speed Record XO/GCC, reaching 141.821 mph. In 2012 at the Bonneville Nationals Bonneville Speed Week, it won the Land Speed Record XO/GCC, reaching 162.481 mph. In 2012 at the Bonneville Nationals World Finals, it won the Land Speed Record XO/GCC, reaching 165.380 mph. In 2013 at the Bonneville Nationals Bonneville Speed Week, it won the Land Speed Record XO/GCC, reaching 165.735 mph. Owned by renowned photographer Peter Lik. **SOLD ON BILL OF SALE ONLY**