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Category Archives: Oldsmobile

1970 – 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SX: Luxurious Muscle


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

October 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

1987-1981 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Holiday Coupe: Big N Sporty


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

August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

1992-1998 Oldsmobile Achieva: Lost In the Shuffle


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

July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue: Too Little Too Late?


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

December 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

1966-1970 Oldsmobile Toronado: The Future Moves Forward


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

January 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

1975 Hurst Oldsmobile: The Muscle Car Scales Down while Growing Up


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

November 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

1996-1998 Oldsmobile LSS: The Last of Your Father’s Oldsmobiles


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

March 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

1976-77 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme: Top of the Charts


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

January 16, 2011 · 3 Comments

1988-1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme


Many of GM competitors had almost a decade head start in using smaller more powerful DOHC power plants.

June 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

1977-1985 Oldsmobile Delta 88/98/Royale: Your Father’s Oldsmobile


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.

May 11, 2010 · 3 Comments