Toronado

21k Original Miles? 1983 Oldsmobile Toronado Convertible

The practice of transforming Sedans or Hardtops into Convertibles isn’t new, and everyone from ambitious amateurs to renowned coachbuilders has tried it. However, when a company famous for producing Presidential limousines performs the work, you can be sure the… more»

FWD Luxury Muscle: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

The pictures in the ad for this 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado look pretty respectable from the driver side but the picture from the passenger side shows the car sunk down in the mud of the field. That is not a… more»

Original Paint: 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado

When a seller provides almost no written information about a car’s background, sometimes the photos can instead convey the story of whether or not that vehicle was either abused or loved and cared for.  This 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado here… more»

FWD Muscle: 1969 Oldsmobile Toronado

If you compiled a list of the most significant cars to roll off production lines in post-war America, several vehicles could be notable inclusions. The original Mustang would be a contender because it was a vehicle that almost singlehandedly… more»

385 HP Personal Luxury Car: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

This 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This was the introductory year for the front-wheel-drive Toronado and its stunning modern looks. It is listed here on eBay for auction with four days remaining at no reserve. The… more»

Affordable Project: 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado

There has long been debate about what the most significant post-war car produced by an American manufacturer was. Some will argue that the First Generation Mustang is worthy of the accolade, while others feel that the Corvair represents the… more»

Gorgeous Gold Olds: 1969 Oldsmobile Toronado

“For 1969, Toronado is longer and more luxurious than ever. Its sculpted styling is impressively refined. But there’s no mistaking that great look. It’s still strictly Toronado.” That’s how the Oldsmobile marketing folks described their innovative, and most unconventional,… more»

No Reserve Black Plate: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

In a previous article, I described the Chevrolet Corvair as one of the most significant new models to emerge in post-war America. I based my belief on the company’s “clean” sheet design approach, and the same could be argued… more»

Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile? 1988 Toronado Trofeo

Introduced in 1966, the Oldsmobile Toronado was GM’s first entry into front-wheel-drive. It was a lavish automobile that became popular in the personal luxury segment. By the mid-1980s, sales were in decline, so the Olds gurus added the sporty… more»

Airport Transporter: 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado Jetway 707

When it came to passenger comfort considerations, one obvious advantage the Oldsmobile Toronado had over most competitors back in the sixties was front-wheel drive, which eliminated both the driveshaft and raised hump in the center floorboard, providing a nice… more»

72k Original Miles: 1967 Oldsmobile Toronado Deluxe

Vehicle manufacturers walk a fine line when introducing a new model. Their latest offering must look good (or at least inoffensive) and possess a reliable mechanical package. They tend to adapt existing drivetrain components to achieve that second aim,… more»

Same Owner Since New: 1973 Oldsmobile Toronado

General Motors will step outside of its comfort zone from time to time and introduce a product different than the others in its portfolio. One example is the 1960 Chevy Corvair with its rear-mounted, air-cooled engine. Another is the… more»

455-Powered Survivor: 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado

With 385 HP and front-wheel-drive, Oldsmobile’s 1966 Toronado aimed to shake things up in the luxury two-door market. Check out 21 of the most unflattering pictures you’ll ever find of a 1970 Toronado here on eBay. Don’t stop there,… more»

Fully Loaded: 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado

Ford created the Personal Luxury Car segment with its Thunderbird, and by the 1960s, every manufacturer wanted its slice of the fairly lucrative pie. Oldsmobile joined the fray in 1966 with its First Generation Toronado, breaking new ground in… more»

BF Auction: 1986 Oldsmobile Toronado

UPDATE – The seller has removed the reserve! Ford created the Personal Luxury Car sector with the original Thunderbird. It didn’t take the competition long to realize it was a lucrative market, with most following a tried-and-true formula utilizing… more»

Barn-Bound 42 Years: 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado

In 1966, Oldsmobile introduced a personal luxury car that had front-wheel-drive on a U.S. domestic production car for the first time since the Cords of the 1930s. The Toronado would enjoy a lengthy run to 1992 by which time… more»

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