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.
A lovely sports car with a curvaceous body designed by Pininfarina and a hot V6 engine from Ferrari, the Fiat Dino Spider was an anomaly then as it is now: a limited-edition exotic with great credentials sold by Italy’s mass-market automaker. There were two versions: a handsome 2+2 coupe designed by Bertone and the Pininfarina-styled […]
With only one major change in the ClassicCars.com Marketplace most-searched lists for May 2020 (more on that below), we’re applying a twist to this monthly report by noting what folks in the UK are searching on their side of the pond. According to a story in the Evening Express, the Ford Capri tops the list […]