455 Upgrade! 1977 Oldsmobile 4-4-2

The year 1977 marked not only the last Colonade-style body for the 4-4-2 but it was also now the only remaining model in the Oldsmobile lineup that still featured that cool NASCAR-inspired sloped treatment on the front end for… more»

Low-Mileage Daily Driver: 1986 Oldsmobile 442

After a 4 year absence from the Oldsmobile lineup, the 4-4-2 returned in 1985, not packing anywhere near the same sort of heat found in the sixties or even early 70s offerings but still featuring attractive graphics and making… more»

Weekend Driver: 1979 Oldsmobile Hurst/Olds W-30

As long as the analysis is based solely on performance standards from the late seventies, the 1979 Hurst/Olds was a pretty good outcome even though it was the first-ever model to not offer a 455 under the hood.  Based… more»

Cheap Cruiser? 1966 Oldsmobile Cutlass F-85

The F85 began as Oldsmobile’s new compact car in 1961. It was promoted to mid-size status in 1964 and the Cutlass nameplate would quickly become a series of its own. The seller’s 1966 edition is said to run well… more»

25k-Mile Survivor: 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

1977 was the final year of the Colonnade-style Oldsmobile Cutlass before the car got a major restyle and downsizing for the following model, with the 1978 version shedding nearly 700 pounds and experiencing a sales decline of more than… more»

Barn Find Project: 1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convertible

Convertible offerings are no stranger to the Oldsmobile Cutlass lineup, and although they took an extensive hiatus at the end of the third generation run in 1972 the ragtop reappeared on the W-Body, lasting until 1995 and fondly remembered… more»

24k-Mile Sedan: 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass S

It’s an interesting automotive week at Barn Finds when readers send us tips on not one but two 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass sedans recently coming out of the woodwork, with each showing only 24,000 miles on their odometers, and somewhat… more»

Desert Find: 1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass Wagon

In 1969, when most buyers went into an Oldsmobile dealer to get a mid-size station wagon, they left with a Vista Cruiser. You know, the one with the raised roof and see-thru skylights. Four times as many VCs were… more»

Real Barn Find: 1968 Oldsmobile 442 Project

1968 was a special time for the 4-4-2, as the car finally achieved its separate stand-alone model status instead of just being an option on the Cutlass, along with the body also getting a redesign this year.  The seller… more»

BF Auction: 1962 Oldsmobile Cutlass F85 Convertible

Oldsmobile introduced the Cutlass to its model range in 1961 and immediately scored a sales success. Initially only offered in 4-door Sedan and Station Wagon forms, the F-85 Convertible joined the range in late 1962. Our feature car is… more»

Fresh Paint! 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass “Xtreme”

The Oldsmobile Cutlass was the company’s and industry’s best-selling nameplate on more than one occasion in the 1970s and 1980s. This sweet example from 1976 has the Cutlass Supreme body but Cutlass S badging on the fenders. And an… more»

Chet Wilson Built 455: 1965 Oldsmobile 4-4-2

The mid-sixties were some fun times at GM when it came to muscle cars, with Pontiac’s GTO paving the way for the Oldsmobile 4-4-2 to follow shortly thereafter.  The first-year Olds offering got you the 330 V8 engine standard… more»

Troubled Past? 1983 Hurst/Olds Cutlass

Oldsmobile and Hurst Performance had an on-again, off-again partnership spread out over 16 years. Beginning in 1968 and ending in 1984, they offered a muscle car based on the Cutlass on nine occasions. The last version was the 1983-84… more»

Yard Find: 1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convertible

From 1964 to the end of the 20th Century, the Cutlass was Oldsmobile’s popular mid-size car. All of GM’s intermediates got a rework in 1968 and for five years they were at the top of their game. In 1969,… more»

40-Year Garage Dweller: 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass

The Olds Cutlass S was the sporty little brother to the popular Cutlass Supreme. It was offered only as a 2-door post coupe or post-free hardtop. It had a fastback look compared to the more formal roofline of the… more»

40k-Mile Survivor: 1973 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

1973 was an important year for GM during the seventies decade, as that was when the company debuted its revised intermediate line-up that came to be known as the Colonnade, aptly named because of the pillared body styling.  Among… more»