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The Olds F-85

The Olds F-85

Oldsmobile F85

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Every classic Oldsmobile fan is well aware of the Oldsmobile Cutlass, and we will be examining the Cutlass from various angles in different posts as we go forward.

However, today we are going to look at the seed from which the Cutlass as we have come to know it emerged.

Back in the late 1950s General Motors started to develop an interest in producing compact cars. A lot of Americans were becoming concerned with economy, and many families were adding a second car. Therefore, there was a demographic niche for downsized vehicles.