1940 Buick Limited Model 91 Formal Sedan

Before WWII, Cadillac wasn’t the only GM brand that wore the prestige auto crown

Cadillac has held the best seat in the General Motors family since the day it entered the fold, but not always by much. While LaSalle was in many ways a less-expensive Cadillac, Buick was cause for a different kind of concern.

World War II put an end to Buick production on Feb. 2, 1942, and in 1958 the Limited returned as the top dog at Buick.

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