Toronado

No Reserve: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Deluxe

When it was released in 1966, the Oldsmobile Toronado was considered to be a groundbreaking car. It represented the first front-wheel-drive American production car since the demise of the Cord in 1937. This Toronado Deluxe is an original and… more»

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Dusty, Not Rusty: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

Today, conventional wisdom says that vehicle manufacturers are generally reaching their limits when they produce a front-wheel-drive car that is trying to push more than 240hp through the wheels that must also handle steering duties. In 1966, Oldsmobile ignored… more»

39K Miles! 1986 Oldsmobile Toronado

The first year of the fourth-generation Toronado blew more than a few collective minds when it hit the market. The last generation cars were much smaller than the historic second-gen cars were and the new small version didn’t go… more»

1 of 300? 1974 Oldsmobile Toronado El Toro

A person almost expects to see bull horns on the hood of any car known as El Toro, but this 1974 Oldsmobile Toronado El Toro is devoid of bull horns, as no Toronado owner said. Ever. This unusual 1… more»

One Family Owned: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

Update 1/29/20 – After more than six months since we listed it last, this Toronado is back on the market. It’s listed here on eBay with new photos and less than a day of bidding left. Do you think… more»

Hot Bent Wire: 1977 Oldsmobile Toronado XS

Aside from being a good band name, “Hot Bent Wire” was an innovative PPG technique for creating angles in glass, such as the rear window on this 1977 Oldsmobile Toronado XS. I can’t remember the last time I’ve seen… more»

Beautiful Bargain? 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

As if a 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado didn’t look sleek and elegant and mean and space-age enough normally, this black one really looks great. This beauty can be found here on craigslist in Staten Island, New York, and the seller… more»

Two 20th Anniversary 1986 Oldsmobile Toronados!

It’s still hard for me to believe that the mid-1980s was three and a half decades ago. Some of you weren’t born yet and some of you may have been thinking about retiring around that time. The mid-80s is… more»

Winking Beauty: 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

Are you lookin’ at me? Are you lookin’ at me?! I miss the pop-up headlight era, sort of. They didn’t always work perfectly but people just lived with those things back then. And, “back then” was only fifteen years… more»

First Generation FWD: 1967 Oldsmobile Toronado

My first exposure to an Oldsmobile Toronado was via an AMT 1/25 model kit many years ago. It was an early model construction attempt and as I recall, it turned out pretty well. The one thing that I specifically… more»

Fair Farm Find? 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

The seller refers to this one as a farm find and it’ll take a major first-year Toronado fan to buy and restore this 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado given its present condition. It can be found here in the field in… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1970 Olds Toronado With 11k Miles!

After being parked for most of its life, this Toronado is still in great shape. Reader Tedd Z has been tasked by the owner to find a new home for it and given how well it cleaned up, we… more»

Barris “Mannix Roadster”! 1967 Olds Toronado

Mannix is one of those guilty pleasure¬†shows for me. It’s one of those campy shows that some folks think are beneath them. I also openly admit to loving the Andy Griffith show and the Brady Bunch so maybe I’m… more»

46,040 Miles: 1969 Oldsmobile Toronado

You were really something if you had a 1969¬†Oldsmobile Toronado back in the day. The ashtrays were probably filled with cigar or pipe ashes and there may have been a hat on the passenger seat. And I mean a… more»

25k Genuine Miles: 1977 Oldsmobile Toronado

Barn Finder Pat L has a great eye for spotting the interesting, the unusual, and the downright cool, and has definitely come up trumps with this Toronado. Thanks so much for that Pat. With only a claimed 25,000 miles… more»

Only 44K Miles: 1977 Oldsmobile Toronado Brougham

Oldsmobile Toronado was sort of the modern pioneer of front wheel drive cars in America, followed closely by the Cadillac Eldorado. While the Toronado came on the scene in 1966, it was the late seventies and early eighties before… more»