For Sale: 1965 Oldsmobile 442 in Fairmont City, Illinois


Vehicle Description

For sale in our St. Louis showroom is an awesome 1965 Oldsmobile 442. The odometer reads 16,415 miles, but the actual mileage is unknown. Options for this 1965 Oldsmobile 442 include: Air Conditioning, AM/FM Radio with CD Changer, Power Brakes, Power Steering, Seat Belts, Vinyl Interior, Raised White Letter Radial Tires, and Oldsmobile SS1 Rally Wheels. Following the success of Pontiac's GTO, Oldsmobile began cramming big V-8s into mid-sized A-body hardtops, and the 442 was born. The 442 moniker represented 4-barrel V-8, 4-speed transmission, and dual exhaust, and also 400 CID, 4-barrel, dual exhaust. The 442 was initially offered on Oldsmobile's F85 and Cutlass trim's, in 1968 the 442 became its own model. Available in 2-door sports coupe, holiday hardtop coupe, and convertible. Powering this 65' 442 is a 400 CID V8 that was donated from a 1968 Oldsmobile 442, which has a received an electronic ignition, rebuilt carburetor, and an electronic fuel pump, all since 2012. The 4 speed manual transmission, with a newer hydraulic clutch, transfers the muscle to the Dana 60 rear end with Tru-Trac that houses 3.73 gears. The suspension received a massive improvement including: front and rear springs, lower A arms, adjustable upper and lower control arms, and air lifts on the rear springs. A new steering box has also been recently replaced for improved steering and handling. The red exterior paint looks fantastic, as does the black vinyl interior. New to the interior are the front seats, foam in the rear seat, and an AM/FM radio with a 6 disc CD changer. Raised white letter BF Goodrich Radials sit on the Oldsmobile SS1 rally wheels, and provide a classic muscle car look. This 65' 442 is a breeze to drive, it drives straight, brakes great, and of course has plenty of get up and go to put a smile on your face all day long. To view this 1965 Oldsmobile 442 in greater detail, including HD pictures and an HD video, visit or our St. Louis showroom. For more information, please call 618-271-3000 or email

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-919935
  • Year:1965
  • Make:Oldsmobile
  • Model:442
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Stock Number:STL7096
  • VIN:GCCSTL7096