Top Of The Line: The 1969 Olds 98
During the halcyon days of automaking in the U.S., the Big Three were all about having every base covered, and they were serious about making sure that they offered something to fit the tastes and budgets of all consumers.
General Motors actually was able to serve as its own competition in many of these niches through its various divisions so in the big picture they were hard to compete with a lot of the time.
The Oldsmobile Club Of America
When you look back on the history of automobile building in the United States Oldsmobile holds a very special place, and this is why there are so many people who are interested in collecting them.
The company dates all the way back to 1897 when it was founded by a fellow named Ransom E. Olds. Believe it or not, Oldsmobile set an unprecedented standard for prolific production when it churned out all of 425 units in 1901.
The Oldsmobile Toronado
They say you can’t have it all, but there are those who want just that and the Detroit Big Three were traditionally all about trying to give the consumers every possible option.
When you think about it, it can be difficult to make up your mind when you are shopping for a new car. On the one hand you may want something luxurious, quiet, and classy. On the other, you may also have a yen for something sporty.
1949 Olds Rocket 88: The First Muscle Car?
People who are heavily into classic cars that were built in America love their muscle cars, and when you think about muscle cars certain names come to mind, such as the Olds 442.
Muscle cars are a very cool phenomenon because they were built for speed but traditionally the muscle car was not extraordinarily expensive, so participating in the muscle car scene was something that was not out of the reach of ordinary working people.
Hello, Fellow Oldsmobile Lovers!
As a brief introduction, it’s only appropriate we tell you up front: we love cars! In fact, we love all kinds of them. We chose to start this blog because of the fascinating, rich history of Oldsmobile. We find it amazing that a company that was started when vehicles were just the bare bones and a very new commodity has gone through good times and bad, but stuck it out until the bitter end. Though Oldsmobile certainly had hard times, it fought valiantly to stay relevant in changing times. Here, we will highlight some of the greatest (and not-so-great) years of Oldsmobile. We hope you will find the pictures, information, and statistics in this blog to be just as exciting as we think it is.