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Classic Oldsmobile

Classic Oldsmobile

If you are a fan of the classic Oldsmobile models, you are not alone. Many car enthusiasts sing the praises of the Olds from the earliest 1900s models, right up to the unfortunate end of the brand. The Oldsmobile got its name from company founder Ransom E. Olds, who created a brand that lasted for over 100 years. Today, the classic Oldsmobile models are popular with many collectors.

1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

Oldsmobile ToronadoThe 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado is one of the most radical cars to come out of the brand in its long history of car making. With Chevy, Pontiac, Buick, and Cadillac as sister brands, each with its own distinctive segment of the marketplace, Oldsmobile had long ago settled on being defined for its engineering. With the Toronado, it cemented this reputation and carried it on into the 1960s and ‘70s.

Top Of The Line: The 1969 Olds 98

Top Of The Line: The 1969 Olds 98

Oldsmobile 98During 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.

1949 Olds Rocket 88: The First Muscle Car?

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.