Oldsmobile Barn Finds

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»

Shed Find: 1972 Oldsmobile 88 Royale Convertible

Nearly 50 years ago, this car could have been your father’s Oldsmobile: the 1972 Delta 88 Royale convertible. It was big and beautiful and moderately equipped as to not take anything away from the luxurious 98 Series. This edition… more»

Nicest One Left? 1978 Oldsmobile Toronado XS

This car literally defines the Barn Finds category “Nicest One Left?” and once you click on the eBay link here and check out the dozens of great photos that the seller has provided, I think you’ll agree. This is… more»

Real Deal: 1968 Oldsmobile 442

It’s the age-old and vexing question that many an enthusiast has faced over the years when confronted with a car like this 1968 Oldsmobile 442. Do you restore it to its former glory, or do you retain it as… more»

Same Owner For 40 Years: 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass S

The F-85 – first a compact and then later an intermediate – was the foundation for the highly-successful Oldsmobile Cutlass line. Besides the differences in trim levels, the 2-door Cutlass models in the early 1970s could be differentiated by… more»

Under 20k Original Miles: 1984 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser

This 1984 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser is a low mileage survivor, presenting quite well with an exceptionally clean interior and paint that could be mistaken for new. These land barges have been coming back into style as the current trends… more»

18k Original Miles: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Deluxe

The 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado was a ground-breaking car when it was released, and in recent times, they have become more desirable in the classic market. Today, good examples can command respectable prices, especially when they are as spotless as… more»

Rare 1941 Oldsmobile Woodie With A Rocket V8

  One of 604, the seller of this 1941 Oldsmobile Woodie wagon proclaims, and one of only five known to exist. I’m not sure how one accurately determines how many of a certain car are still in existence but… more»

Chevrolets, Fords and More! Private Muscle Car Collection

The owner of a private collection of muscle cars and other vehicles is beginning to downsize and has appointed a curator who is responsible for selling at least nine automobiles – with more to follow later. The cars are… more»

No Reserve! 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30

Every car model will reach what is known as the high-water mark. That is that moment when it reaches a peak, and for the Oldsmobile 442, 1970 was that year. General Motors released the shackles on Oldsmobile, and the… more»

Rarely Seen: 1970 Oldsmobile Rallye 350

One of Oldsmobile’s most unusual offerings had to have been this 1970 Oldsmobile Rallye 350. The year 1970 was pivotal as insurance rates and gas costs would soon rise, not to mention regulations and emissions requirements coming to the… more»

Stored 30 Years: 1955 Oldsmobile 88

The mid-1950s proved to be a boom for automobile sales, especially Oldsmobile which saw an increase of 65 percent just from 1954 to 1955. The 88 was the bread winner at Olds, including this dormant 1955 2-door sedan. Although… more»

31k Original Miles: 1987 Oldsmobile 442

The 1987 model year marked the end of the line for the rear-wheel-drive Oldsmobile 442. The badge would later be revived in a front-wheel-drive version, but this never captured enthusiasts’ hearts in the same way that its predecessors had…. 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»

No Reserve Wagon: 1972 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser

Tidy classic station wagons will always attract plenty of attention, especially when they are as nice as this 1972 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser. These are such a cool looking vehicle, and the additional glass in the roof gives these giants… more»