What floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee, yet does all of this in total personal luxury? If you answered a Monte Carlo, you’d be close. The Oldsmobile … Continue reading
Personal expression in the luxury segment had become a popular theme as the 70s ended. The move to slightly smaller cars continued, but big cars were still big. In the … Continue reading
Back when GM had way too many brands and cars that were similar, Oldsmobile had a version of the mid-sized “N” body called the Achieva. Like the other N cars … Continue reading
When the old GM was trying to make an import fighter, it usually wound up turning one of it’s cookie cutter cars into a blackout trim, decal and wheel package. … Continue reading
Life was good for American car makers during the Seventies. Engines were big, gas was cheap and everything coming out of Detroit was being propelled by the rear wheels. Even … Continue reading
The mid seventies may not have been a bright spot for the Big Three in America, but there were a few interesting cars to have come out of this dreadful … Continue reading
Things were starting to look up for Oldsmobile in the mid-90’s. New models were on their way that promised to change the public’s perception ofthe company as one of GM’s sleepiest … Continue reading
When thinking about recent automotive brands that have passed away, you can’t help but to think about what they were doing wrong. When they were doing it right, they were they … Continue reading
Many of GM competitors had almost a decade head start in using smaller more powerful DOHC power plants.
Its funny now hearing the term near luxury applied to so big a car with Cadillac like baroque styling, Despite the chrome and wired wheels with white walls, the 88 was not quite a Cadillac by GMs own standards.