T-tops 1 Of 2,535: 1975 Oldsmobile Hurst Olds 455

Oldsmobile holds the distinction of being the first company to introduce T-Tops on a car in the United States. Many thanks to Larry D. for sending us this tip on a 1975 Oldsmobile Hurst Olds located in Columbus, Ohio…. more»

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»

No Reserve: 1963 Oldsmobile Cutlass F-85

The owner of this 1963 Oldsmobile Cutlass F-85 found the vehicle hidden away in a barn. It isn’t clear how long it had been sitting, but when he dragged it into the light of day, he received a pleasant… more»

No Reserve Rarity! 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass W31

Referenced as, “A Real Deal Original Owner, matching all the paperwork from Day 1“, this 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass W31 isn’t exactly that. It is fantastically documented but the seller is not the original owner, he acquired it from the… more»

1979 Hurst/Olds W30 Cutlass Survivor!

Oldsmobile was General Motors’ unofficial experimental division for the longest time. All the wacky new engineering was tried out on Oldsmobiles before it was proven good enough for Cadillac, and they eventually trickled down to the other GM brands…. 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»

Pristine Survivor: 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Most cars from the early 1970s tended to be treated as disposable items. They saw a few years of faithful service, but when they started to show their age, they were pensioned off as their owners went out to… more»

Rolling Project: 1962 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convertible

A year after the debut of the Chevy Corvair, other GM divisions joined the compact car fray with their “senior compacts” (slightly larger automobiles). Sharing the same new platform, Oldsmobile launched the F-85 and it would only be offered… more»

455 Powered: 1975 Oldsmobile Cutlass

The fourth generation Oldsmobile Cutlass is known as the Colonnade body style based on the A-Body platform. This particular example is a 1975 model that is located in Austin, Texas. The car is black on black and equipped with… more»

Aluminum V8: 1962 Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass

While the early compacts launched by American Motors and Studebaker were rather ordinary, some of General Motors’ versions were not. For example, the Chevy Corvair used an air-cooled, rear-mounted engine, while the Oldsmobile F-85 had an aluminum, high compression… more»

Sharp Cutlass: 1962 Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass

It’s Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass month here at Barn Finds! I’m kidding, but we recently saw a “patina”-heavy example, and here is another 1962 Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass that appears to need some help in the paint department. The seller has… more»

10-Year Barn Find: 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais

The big news for the fourth generation of the Olds Cutlass was that all the GM intermediates were being downsized for 1978 (and through 1988). That would result in lighter, more nimble cars that should have been easier on… more»

Low Production: 1991 Oldsmobile Quad 442

When the Oldsmobile 442 designation came along in the 1960s, it stood for 4-barrel carburetor, 4-speed manual transmission, and dual exhausts. By the time the 1990s rolled around, it had evolved into something like 4-cylinders, 4-valves per cylinder, and… more»

1983 Hurst/Olds With Only 391 Miles!

The classic car scene is littered with cars that someone has bought and squirreled away for years. Sometimes this is done in the hope that they will strike automotive gold when values skyrocket. At other times, it is just… more»

Limited Edition: 1973 Hurst/Olds 455 V8

In the 1960s, Hurst Performance forged a partnership with Oldsmobile to provide Hi-P parts for the 442 models. Beginning in 1968, they got their own limited edition run of cars called the Hurst/Olds. For nine years scattered throughout 1968-84,… more»

10k Miles And Original Paint! 1985 Oldsmobile 442

During the limited run of the Hurst/Olds in 1983-84 (remember the Lightning Rods Triple Shifter?), the Oldsmobile marketing gurus were looking for an encore. That led them to resurrect the 442 nameplate from the 1960s. The reborn 442 would… more»