Clean Original California car, Frame-Off Restoration, beautiful Torch red paint, pearl vinyl interior, white convertible top, “matching numbers” (390925E) 400 ci engine, Holley dual feed 4 bbl, Edelbrock Performer aluminum intake, headers, power steering, power front disc brakes, factory air conditioning, 400 turbohydramatic transmission, bucket seat with console, tilt column with billet wheel, factory tach & gauges, am-fm radio, power windows, power top, 3” Flowmaster H pipe dual exhaust with chrome tips, 12 bolt 3.36 limited slip rear end with sway bar & W27 aluminum cover, factory jack with spare, 225/60R15 Goodyear Eagle tires, 15” SS1 Rally wheels, factory louvered hood, Ready to Cruise!
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.
Classic pickup trucks are generally narrowed down to Ford, Chevrolet, GMC or Dodge, with a few outliers such as Studebaker or International. Rarely does the discussion come around to the “Cadillac of trucks,” the heavy-duty Diamond T. The Pick of the Day is a 1949 Diamond T 201 pickup, from the final model year, that […]
Russo and Steele has canceled this year’s collector car auction at Amelia Island, Florida, that was to take place during the busy week leading up to the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, the auction company has announced. This would have been the second year for the Russo and Steele auction, which was set for March 5-6 […]