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Assortment of 1970s, 1980s and 1990s Vehicles

This collection is newer than most you find. Rather than focusing on the 1950s or the 1960s, this bunch is no older than 44 years. And as new as 24 years. There seems to be no rhyme or reason… more»

Only 15k Miles? 1971 Oldsmobile 98

The Ninety-Ninety (aka 98) was Oldsmobile’s top-of-the-line car for 40 years, bested only by Cadillac in terms of luxury in the General Motors fold. Along with the rest of GM’s full-size cars, the 98 was redesigned in 1971 and… more»

One-Year Styling: 1961 Oldsmobile 98

For most of the second half of the 20th Century, the 98 (also spelled Ninety Eight and Ninety-Eight) was Oldsmobile’s top-of-the-line car. If you wanted more luxury or creature comforts, you’d have to go for a Cadillac. The name… more»

19k Miles! 1984 Oldsmobile 98 Regency

Customers have high expectations from a brands flagship model, and considering what times were like in the auto industry during the mid-eighties the 1984 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight was actually a fairly solid offering, with the Olds brochure describing it as… more»

20 Years In Storage: 1954 Oldsmobile 98 Starfire Convertible

You’re looking at Oldsmobile’s most prestigious offering in 1954: the Ninety-Eight Starfire convertible of which only about 6,800 were produced. I’d like to know how many are around today. The seller is very scant with details and the history… more»

A Trio of Projects: 1956 Oldsmobile 98s

The seller’s father no doubt had an affinity for the 1956 Oldsmobile 98 (also Ninety-Eight). He managed to collect at least three of them, two of which are convertibles. He opted to restore one (though unfinished) while the other… more»

Happy Holidays! Restored 1955 Oldsmobile 98 Holiday Coupe

With the holidays rapidly approaching, I’d love to find this ’55 Olds in my garage with a big bow on top of it this Christmas morning. That would be a December to remember for sure. The 98 was the… more»

Restoration Interrupted: 1951 Oldsmobile 98 Holiday Coupe

Oldsmobile made a name for itself in the 1950s not with sexy styling, but with a motor. That motor was the Rocket V-8. It was an overhead valve eight-cylinder configuration, displacing 303 cu. in. in its earliest iteration. Paired… more»

Running Ambulance Project: 1972 Oldsmobile 98

General Motors was a common source for large cars as commercial conversions in the 1960s/1970s. Like this 1972 Oldsmobile 98 which was professionally converted to an ambulance for use by the U.S. Air Force. It has benefitted from a… more»

17k Mile 1966 Oldsmobile 98 Holiday Coupe

I know the term “time-capsule” pops up here on Barn Finds, but how can you not look at the nearly 100 photos of this pristine 55-year-old Oldsmobile 98 and not call it that? I would love to know the… more»

47k Original Miles: 1976 Oldsmobile 98

I keep asking myself, “Why do you like this so much?” I continually answer that question with another question: “Why wouldn’t you like this?” For those of you who can answer that second question, please speak up in the… more»

Rusty Gold? 1963 Oldsmobile 98 Convertible

The Ninety-Eight (aka 98) was Oldsmobile’s top model for 56 years, covering the period 1940-96. The 1963 version, like the one for sale, was part of the seventh generation, 1961-64. These were large, majestic cars, about as big as… more»

27k Genuine Miles: 1972 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Coupe

At more than 19-feet in total length, this 1972 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Coupe could easily be considered to be your stereotypical 1970s land yacht. The fact is that these could offer a surprising level of straight-line performance. This one also… more»

Original Grandma Car: 1992 Oldsmobile 98

A lot of us dream about finding cars hidden away in garages – one-owner, low-mile cars that have been taken care of and always parked in a garage when not in use. This 1992 Oldsmobile 98 appears to be… more»

1966 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight With 6,748 miles

Sometimes here at Barn Finds, a car will land on our desks, and it really makes you wonder just what the story is behind it. That’s the case with this 1966 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight. The original owner purchased this magnificent… more»

Parked For 30 Years: 1959 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Holiday SceniCoupe

When the owner of this 1959 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Holiday SceniCoupe dragged it out of the barn that it had been sitting in for the past 30-years, his aim was to get the car running and driving again without disturbing… more»

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