AUTOS: Buick's Bid

Nearly every motorist would like a sports car—or something close to it—if it had the comfort, roominess and reasonable price of the traditional family auto. In Flint, Mich, this week, Buick's General Manager Ivan L. (for Lester) Wiles, 55, took the wraps off what he thinks should fit the bill. It is Buick's Century, a new line that comes close to being a sports car for the family.

Sleek and low (60½ in.), Buick's Century is designed to sell in the $2,300 price range between the Special and the Super (without such equipment as radio & heater). It is built...

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