Prompted by the booming success of the 1964 Pontiac GTO, fellow GM brand Oldsmobile quickly created its own midsize performance car. Oldsmobile’s was based on the popular Cutlass model, dubbed the 442 for its combination of 4-barrel carburetor, 4-speed manual transmission and dual exhaust. The 442 became available for Cutlass and F-85 models as […]
Pick of the Day is an Oldsmobile hardtop fastback coupe
This is the 24th car in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Scottsdale collector car auction
The Pick of the Day has been restored to factory condition, the seller says
A highly original 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 4-speed convertible, will hit the auction ring in January during Russo and Steele’s 16th annual Scottsdale sale.
Three decades ago, my collection of Oldsmobile performance cars graced the cover of several editions of Muscle Car Review magazine.
The Oldsmobile answer to the Musclecar craze that began in 1964, was the F-85/Cutlass “4-4-2” mid-sized model.
The Classic Car Club of America has announced its first online auction in the history of the organization dedicated to the preservation and understanding of classic automobiles. Auction company Motorious, which is handling the internet sale scheduled for June 9-16, has assembled the group of 29 cars considered to be “full classics” by the CCCA. […]
The National Corvette Museum re-opens its galleries to visitors on June 8, but is sharing a preview via the ClassicCars.com Journal of three new exhibits. They are: “Vision Realized” mid-engine Corvette gallery — This exhibit showcases the decades of prototype vehicles that preceded the 2020 mid-engine C8-generation of the Corvette. “The exhibit tells the story […]