For sale by second documented owner of 26 years. Always garaged and never driven when wet outside. Original sales invoice and protecto plate. One of 1,025 72 convertible 442's verified in writing from Oldsmobile. W-29. Original numbers matching engine included in sale. Original engine replaced with a bored, balanced, ported and polished 455 built by Gray Motorsports. Edelbroch intake, Holley 750 double pump ($2,500 spent customizing carb) roller rocker arms from Mondello and 1968 Toronado "C" heads. Trans replaced with a built 2004r with overdrive for more modern drivability. 373 positraction rear end. Four core aluminum race radiator. 620' pounds of torque dynoed at rear wheels. Original sales brochure, chassis and service manuals included. Drives and runs fun and straight. All maintenance professionally done with no expense spared and receipts included.
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.
Pick of the Day was special ordered by Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas
Until late in 2020, the Sloan Museum is displaying its cars in the Courtland Center shopping mall