'49 'Rain Man' Buick Roadmaster

Published: 05:24PM Feb 15th, 2012
By: Ben Klemenzson

This month's Classic American features a car you may think you've seen before on the silver screen...

'49 'Rain Man' Buick Roadmaster

The cream 1949 Buick Roadmaster featured in this month's Classic American may look like the star of smash hit 'Rain Man' starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, but in fact it's the result of a super human restoration on a very similar car carried out by owner John Westwood, who transformed the Buick in an unbelievably short time.

Read all about it in March's issue of Classic American, out now!

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