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 merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the Peugeot group of carmakers moved another step closer with the announcement by the parties that their new joint name will be Stellantis. “Stellantis is rooted in the Latin verb ‘stello’ meaning ‘to brighten with stars’,” the partners said, adding that the name “draws inspiration from this new […]
No conversation about Japanese classic cars is complete without a mention of the Toyota Celica. The Celica nameplate, though retired since 2006, lived for seven generations and 36 years, making it one of the most widely recognized and historically significant cars from that era and part of the world. The Pick of the Day is […]