Original Survivor: 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442

After four years in the wilderness, the “442” badge found its way back onto the showroom floors of Oldsmobile dealerships for the 1985 model year. The company chose to produce 3,000 examples of the 442, which proved to be… more»

Original 455: 1971 Oldsmobile 442 W-30

Imagine opening a workshop door and finding a 1971 Oldsmobile 442 hiding under a heavy layer of dust. Then imagine discovering that the vehicle had occupied that spot for 23-years. That is the story with our feature car. Thankfully,… more»

1 of 96: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30

Oldsmobile got into the mid-size muscle car movement in 1964 with the 4-4-2 (or 442) based on the Cutlass. It was every bit as potent as any of the rest of its corporate cousins. The W-30 option, which became… more»

1 of 659? 1972 Oldsmobile 442

Olds got into the mid-size muscle car competition in 1964 with the 4-4-2 (also known as the 442). It would be a staple in the GM division’s line-up until 1980 and then returned for 1985-87 until they switched to… more»

1-of-96: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Convertible

Rarity claims with classic cars can be a minefield, and there’s nothing like documentary evidence to verify these claims. It appears that the owner of this 1970 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible holds the documentation to confirm that this car is… more»

Low Mile Survivor: 1967 Oldsmobile 442

A few classic cars have managed to increase in value over what has been a tough 18-months, and the 1967 Oldsmobile 442 is one of them. This trend doesn’t appear to be set to change soon, so now might… more»

Spotless Classic: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W30

Hidden away in this shed is one of the most desirable classics ever to grace American roads. It is a 1970 Oldsmobile 442, and as you will see, its condition is good enough to knock your sock off. It… more»

Major Project: 1972 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible

There’s no doubt that this 1972 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible has seen better days, but the question is whether a new owner can return it to its former glory. It seems that there are plenty of people who feel that… more»

1987 Oldsmobile 442 With 7,000 Genuine Miles!

The 1987 model year marked the end of an era for American performance car enthusiasts. It would mark the final for production of the Oldsmobile 442 in rear-wheel-drive form. The company would revive the badge in 1990 and attach… more»

Numbers Matching 1965 Oldsmobile 442

Born out of a desire to compete with the Pontiac GTO, Oldsmobile introduced the 442 (often written 4-4-2) performance package in 1964. This 1965 Oldsmobile 442 is a numbers matching example with plenty of updates and aftermarket upgrades such… more»

Fresh 455: 1970 Oldsmobile 442

This 1970 Oldsmobile 442 is a tidy-looking car, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. The engine bay houses a freshly rebuilt V8 that should provide exhilarating performance. It has undergone some changes in its life, so… more»

Original 455: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible

Some owners can be more protective than others when it comes to their beloved classic cars. The previous owner of this 1970 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible has kept it parked in a storage unit since 1981. It has only emerged… more»

One Owner Survivor: 1968 Oldsmobile 442

The Olds 442 (also 4-4-2) was that GM division’s player in the mid-size muscle car arena. It launched off the F-85 and Cutlass models in 1964 and would stick around in some form through 1987. The second generation from… more»

Ram Air 455/4-Speed: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible

It is estimated that Oldsmobile produced less than 600 examples of the 442 model in 1970 that were 4 speed equipped convertibles. This example has been in storage and is being sold by a dealer for the original owner…. more»

Rust-Free Classic: 1967 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible

If you want to make the right impression with a classic convertible, parking it beside the ocean on a sunny day is a pretty good place to start. It helps if the car in question is a bit of… more»

Needs TLC: 1987 Oldsmobile 442

Rear-wheel driven, carbureted, V8-powered muscle cars made one last appearance at General Motors in the 1980s. Chevy had the Monte Carlo SS, Buick had the Grand National (although a V6), and Oldsmobile would bring back the 442 for a… more»