Of course you love this real-deal 1970 Oldsmobile 442 convertible.
Beyond just being rare, it has the original 455 V8, luxury A/C
interior, and stunning blue paint. So when you find out this is one
family owned, the colors are correct and a number's matching 455,
you realize that this Olds is a true cut-above.
Code 28-Twilight Blue Metallic is an awesome color to have in the 1970s, and it still looks fantastic today. Of course, it also helps that this factory-correct color has a modern shine that comes from a full professional respray as part of this convertible's restoration. The 1970 442 is arguably one of the best designs of the muscle car era, and so it's great to see this car gets all the details right. The intricate white side stripes highlight the aggressive profile, and they also nicely match the white convertible top. This A-body retains its unique Oldsmobile identity thanks to chrome bumpers that fit so nicely into the overall design. It even has a very cool set of period-correct optional Super Stock wheels.
There has been some recent investment keeping the factory-correct white interior pristine. So no matter with the top up or down, this 442 looks fantastic because it's always coordinating with the exterior accents. You paid a premium to get the Oldsmobile name back in the day, and so there are plenty of luxury touches throughout. It starts with the optional button-top bucket seat interior that feels fresh thanks to a recent reupholster. The wood paneling on the center console is in great shape, and it matches the doors and the dashboard. The driver gets a new Oldsmobile sports wheel and beyond that is the cool factory round gauge trio. Even the AM/FM radio is the stock piece. But the features you're going to love the most are the power windows and power convertible top. Combined, they mean you never have to leave the driver's seat if you want to go from enclosed comfort to a wind-in-your-hair experience. And since the factory air conditioning is blowing cold, you get to stay cool while looking cool all year long.
Under the hood is exactly what you want to see - an original 455 cubic-inch V8 and an honest looking engine bay. You'll watch at car shows as people marvel at the factory stickers under the hood, including the famous "Keep your GM car all GM" one on the air topper. But what you'll really love is just below that is a four-barrel carburetor. The power makes a great rumble as the big V8 exhales through the dual exhaust. GM's three-speed transmission is stout enough to handle all of this power, and it also is great for settling down into Sunday cruising. This dual nature is exactly how to view this speedy drop top. After all, no matter how much power it's putting down, it still has all-day usability of an Oldsmobile. This comes from features such as power steering, front disc brakes, and the grip of BF Goodrich T/A radials.
Oldsmobile built less than 3,000 442 convertibles in the desirable year of 1970, so it will be hard to find another one with all the right original features you'll want to show off (this even has the original warranty card, owner's manual, and maintenance records.) So hurry before the coolest restored 442 droptop you'll see ends up in someone else's hands. Call now!!!
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