For Sale: 1972 Oldsmobile 442 in Chicago, Illinois

Vehicle Description

1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 442 W30 Convertible EXCEPTIONALLY RARE 1 OF 113 W30 CONVERTIBLESDOCUMENTED RESTORATION WITH EXCELLENT COLORSMATCHING NUMBERS X-CODE W30 455 CI ENGINE AUTOMATIC W/ HURST DUAL-GATE FLOOR SHIFTERW25 FORCE-AIR SYSTEM, BUCKETS, CONSOLE, & TACHPOWER BRAKES, STEERING, WINDOWS, CONVERTIBLE TOPORIGINAL OWNERS MANUAL, RECEIPTS, HISTORY, LITERATUREAWESOME PERFORMANCE WITH CLASS & LUXURY While tightening emissions regulations, rising insurance premiums, unleaded fuels and activist politicians conspired to virtually strangle the American muscle car out of existence by the early 1970s, Oldsmobile held the line with the Cutlass 442, its sophisticated and potent mid-size performance car. The sole Cutlass convertible in 1972 was based on the upscale Cutlass Supreme, marking the final year of availability. The 1972 model year also witnessed the reversion of the high-performance 442 from a unique Oldsmobile series to optional status as before 1968. Coded as the W-29 Appearance and Handling Package, the 442 option was available on both the Cutlass and Cutlass Supreme series, with 350- and 455 cubic-inch V-8 engines listed for 72, plus the ultra-high performance W30 455 mill, now rated 300 SAE Net horsepower. Matching the 442s muscular yet classy image, performance with the rare W30 engine remained ferocious, with Hi-Performance Cars magazine covering the quarter-mile in 14.37 seconds at 98 mph. This 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 442 Convertible is exceptionally rare as just 113 produced with the legendary X-Code W30 455 CI V-8 engine. Retaining the matching numbers engine, it features a Turbo-Hydramatic automatic transmission, floor console, and Hurst Dual-Gate shifter, plus a tachometer, bucket seats, and a Rally steering wheel. Other features and options include power brakes, steering, windows, and the convertible top. Benefiting from a documented restoration with a color change to handsome Viking Blue with White stripes and White upholstery, this striking cutlass Supreme 442 Convertible also includes an AM/FM radio and power drivers seat. Accompanying items include a top-boot cover, a full spare wheel/tire, an owners manual, restoration and service receipts, ownership history, and literature, plus a binder with breakdowns of the vehicles relevant numbers and factory codes. Call us to experience this rare high-performance legend for yourself, get full details, and prepare to make it yours today

Vehicle Details

  • 1972 Oldsmobile 442
  • Listing ID: CC-1624755
  • Price: $106,800
  • Location:Chicago, Illinois
  • Year:1972
  • Make:Oldsmobile
  • Model:442
  • Exterior Color:Blue
  • Interior Color:White
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:87252
  • Stock Number:C709
  • VIN:3J67X2M204973
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2900 North US Rte 41
Chicago, IL 60064

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