Oldsmobile Barn Finds

Muscle Car Project: 1968 Oldsmobile 4-4-2

While the 4-4-2 (aka 442) came out the same year as the Pontiac GTO (1964), its following developed more slowly. It would not become its own series until 1968-71, which was during the heyday of the U.S. muscle car…. more»

Bargain Barn Find? 1984 Oldsmobile Toronado

We don’t often think of barn finds, as in vehicles that were actually stored and/or found in a barn after an extended period of time, as being luxury cars. The seller of this 1984 Oldsmobile Toronado says that it’s… more»

Three Carbs! 1957 Oldsmobile 98 Holiday Coupe

The Olds 98 2-door hardtop (aka Holiday Coupe) might just be the best looking of all the cars built in 1957 with its three-piece rear glass and sweeping long trunk deck. When new, this car had a commanding presence… more»

Every Option: 1991 Oldsmobile Troféo

Legend has it that the original Oldsmobile Toronado was inspired by a designer’s rendering which was known as the “Flame Red Car” and the resemblance to the first-generation Toronado is unmistakable. This red 1991 Oldsmobile Troféo looks nothing like… more»

22k Mile 1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Every now and then, a classic car will appear on our desks here at Barn Finds, and it will have us wondering whether we’ve dropped into some sort of a time warp. That is the case with this 1977… more»

42k Mile Survivor: 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass 350

All the General Motors intermediate-sized cars were redesigned in 1973, which would begin the era of Colonnade styling that would last through 1977. This would include the Oldsmobile Cutlass. These cars weren’t quite as popular as the generation before… more»

One-Owner 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme T-Top

As America’s best-selling car in 1976, it doesn’t seem unreasonable to expect to find a market flooded with clean, original 1976 Cutlasses. It has been my experience that is most often not the case, however this 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass… more»

Grandma’s Survivor: 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

This 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme is a clean, stock example with low miles and has all the hallmarks of being a gently-driven, Grandma-owned survivor. It shows under 70,000 original miles and is a final year rear-wheel-drive G-body wearing Brougham… 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»

25k Original Miles: 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

If you owned this 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, you could drive it anywhere and not feel embarrassed. It is an original survivor that is in better than average condition, and it does have a genuine 25,000 miles showing on… more»

1991 Oldsmobile 442 W41 Package

Seemingly any GM model that had the powerful Quad 4 engine under its hood has already entered the realms of rare and coveted, heightened by the fact that those models are near impossible to find today. This 1991 Oldsmobile… more»

Rare Cutlass: 1975 Hurst/Olds W25

Out of all the different models of the Oldsmobile Cutlass, I prefer the 1975 model. It just looks so refined. It combines power and beauty in a grand touring package. This example is located in Milton, New York and… more»

Swivel Seat + Digital Tach: 1973 Hurst/Olds 455

This 1973 Hurst/Olds presents beautifully, and it seems that it isn’t going to take a lot of work to get this classic back on the road once again. The vehicle has received some significant refurbishment, and it needs somebody… more»

Olds Rocket Powered: 1939 Ford Tudor Deluxe

This dusty ’39 Ford has been in storage for 60 years! Heck, it hasn’t even been cleaned for 60 years. That might not be a good thing but this one is interesting because there’s a nice surprise under the… more»

Museum Piece: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

Occasionally a classic car will appear on our desks here at Barn Finds, and we struggle to pinpoint what its strongest attribute is. That would appear to be the case with this 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado because it ticks so… more»

15th Anniversary: 1983 Hurst/Olds

1983 was the 15th anniversary of the Hurst/Olds that was first introduced in 1968. It was produced sporadically, over nine model years and 16,537 total copies. These are highly sought-after cars, especially the 1983-83 editions with the Hurst Lightning… more»