Roadmaster Reborn – 1938 Roadmaster Sport Phaeton – Terry Shea @Hemmings

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A BUICK LOVER BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO THIS 1938 ROADMASTER 80-C SPORT PHAETON—PART I

 

Claiming membership in the Buick Club of America since he was three years old as his father was a fan, too, Brian DePouli has spent his life around the cars bearing the tri-shield emblem. In fact, it was Brian’s father, Ed, already an owner of a 1938 Buick Roadmaster sedan, who bought the car on these pages, when Brian was just four years old (in 1984).

Roadmaster Reborn – 1938 Roadmaster Sport Phaeton

It’s a bit of a mouthful, but Buick called it the Roadmaster 80-C Convertible Streamline Sport Phaeton, or simply Sport Phaeton, or 80-C, for short. Technically, it’s not so much a phaeton as it is a convertible sedan, but Buick was selling a near-luxury product and surely the phaeton name fit.

Roadmaster Reborn – 1938 Roadmaster Sport Phaeton

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