For Sale: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass in Morgantown, Pennsylvania

Vehicle Description

1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL

It started automotive life innocently enough in 1961. An upscale model within a new line of compacts designed-in part-to stem the rising tide of cheap, economical imports, while stealing sales away from Rambler. Not coincidentally, production of excessively large, mid-priced cars had been floundering since the late Fifties. But this humble start for Oldsmobile's Cutlass belied its eventual impact; the badge had longevity on its side, becoming the most popular car in America in the process. Its secret recipe for success was an open book for decades: Put simply, it was the biggest bang for the buck, in the right size, with a face that everybody loved.

Named after the familiar short curved blade sword used by swashbuckling sailors, this Cutlass SL in 1997 form comes to us in excellent condition. The SL stands for Supreme Luxury. Gone is the powerful engine, convertible, and other options as this would prove to be the last year of production. Bathed in white with black accenting, just come to the showroom and look for the dancing noodle.

Exterior
All panels are straight and true and painted in white. The rounded front of the car looks much like scowling eyebrows for the hood as they overhang the rectangular headlights tucked just above the neoprene body matching bumper. This bumper has horizontal ribs within its design, and these ribs carry the entire circumference of the car residing just above the rockers on either side, and through the rear bumper. Gaps are nicely minded, safety glass has black surrounds, and a nice panoramic B pillar window offers up plenty of wide vista viewing as the world goes by in the rear bench. On the back, large tail lighting resides on each corner and flanks a nice sized trunk. Paint overall is very good, and some snappy 5 lug wheels are on all 4 corners.

Interior
A swing of the doors and we see expertly molded plastic and vinyl in beige with some velour broadcloth for the uppers. On the bottom a molded storage area and door pull, and within are controls for power locks, windows and a side view mirror joystick and shiny door actuating handle. Inside high backed swanky styled power bucket seats in pristine beige broadcloth velour are flanking a center console in dark beige with black accenting. A beige broadcloth velour rear bench is behind the buckets and is fairly easily accessible for the passengers that are destined to sit there. Upfront the original analog gauge black dash with instrument inset in front of the wheel, and round knob controls in the center in rectangular boxes is the mantra for this dash, looking very European. No cracks runs, drips, or errors for the dash top also in light beige. Tan carpeting does a clean sweep through the interior and above a beige headliner is nice and tight.

Drivetrain
Under the hood is an unrestored although clean with some dust and dirt but no rust 3.1 liter V6 mill. It has multipart EFI and a 4T60E 4 speed automatic transmission. A 3.33 final drive is on this model.

Undercarriage
Underneath straight rust free steel stamped floor pans and solid unibody construction abound. No rust, just some white factory overspray and organized brake fluid lines along with the exhaust keep things very simple. Independent front with MacPherson struts and independent with transverse leaf spring suspension in back provide the ride, and power disc brakes are all around.

Drive-Ability
With plenty of recent service description documents, this car started quickly and off to the test track in a flash where it performed like a blue, (uhhh ummmm WHITE), streak! Solid braking bias free, good handling and a comfy broadcloth interior with all working accessories which is a good thing.

The consignor cared enough about this vehicle to make sure it was in tip top shape prior to its arrival and taking up residence in our Hallowed Halls. Now here for the taking, a true Oldsmobile and a new REO so you can pass it on to your grandson!

1G3WH12MXVF312663

1-USA
G-General Motors
3-Oldsmobile
WH-Cutlass Supreme SL
1-Coupe
2-Manual Belts, Front Airbags
M-3.1 Liter V6 160hp
X-Check Digit
V-1997
F-Fairfax, KS Assy Plant
312663-Sequential Unit Number

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 650 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.

Vehicle Details

  • 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass
  • Listing ID: CC-1643761
  • Price: $13,500
  • Location:Morgantown, Pennsylvania
  • Year:1997
  • Make:Oldsmobile
  • Model:Cutlass
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Beige
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:42187
  • Stock Number:4401
  • VIN:1G3WH12MXVF312663
Listed By:
Classic Auto Mall
6180 Morgantown Rd.
Morgantown, PA 19543

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