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.
Be the envy of your JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) buddies or drift crowd with the Pick of the Day, a right-hand-drive 1991 Nissan 300ZX. Showing just over 37,000 miles and in what looks like clean original condition, the sport coupe was apparently imported directly from an owner in Japan, where it was “well-maintained,” according to […]
In 2016, Ford, with its redesigned GT supercar, returned to Le Mans to attempt a repeat of a storied feat 50 years prior. The company and team succeeded, winning its class in the prestigious endurance classic. This is the story of the return. Historians, including Preston Lerner and Ford executives tell the story of the […]