1976 Oldsmobile 442 on 2040-cars
Ionia, Michigan, United States
Body Type:2 Dr Coupe
Engine:350 V 8 4 Barrell Carb.
For Sale By:Private Seller
Exterior Color: Black/Red
Interior Color: Black
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: RWD
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
Up for auction is my beautiful 1976 Oldsmobile 442. The only reason I am selling this car is because I am moving to Florida soon and I do not have a garage to store it in. This car has the original engine, transmission and rear end with 97,000 actual miles. This car runs and drives very good. With in the last year. This car has had a new paint job, all new door,windows and trunk seals, new tires, newly powder coated wheels, new chrome wheel clips, new trim rings, new dual exhaust from the manifolds back, new upholstery, new carpet, new head liner. This is an air conditioning car, but all the equipment has been removed. I do have all the parts if you would like to put it back to original condition. This is not a Barrett Jackson car by no means. It has a few flaws. The dash has a slight separation by the front speakers. That's why there is a dash pad on it. It has a couple of small dents in the hood and a couple of small scratches here and there. This still is a very nice car for the reserve price I'm asking. The N.A.D.A. average retail for this car is over $11,000.00. My reserve is thousands less than that. Please check my 100% e-bay feedback. I take e-bay very seriously. If you have any questions. Please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 616 902 5454. Thanks for looking and God Bless.
Oldsmobile 442 for Sale
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 12:33:00 EST
Ever since Gran Turismo 4, Jay Leno has had at least one of his cars included in the popular racing simulator (starting with the Tank Car), and more of his machines appears in Gran Turismo 6. They include this nose-heavy, front-wheel-drive V8-powered muscle car. Yes, that aptly describes a 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado - except Leno's is rear-wheel drive. And it has a Cadillac CTS-V race engine modified to pump out 1,070 horsepower.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:45:00 EST
For the latest Jay Leno's Garage episode, he takes his real Toronado out for a cruise and then drives the virtual one like he stole it, accruing some body damage along the way. Leno also drives the virtual supercar Mercedes-Benz designed for GT6, the AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept that debuted at the LA Auto Show, along with the real one, which is a 1:1-scale model. The model is radio-controlled and equipped with a small electric motor, sufficient to move it on and off of auto show floors.
Head below to watch the episode, which includes a few words from GT6 creator Kazunori Yamauchi.
The last time I roped a coworker into an automotive debate, I lost. Resoundingly, I might add. Still, 2,385 voters chose to cast their lots for the Fiat 500 Abarth, as opposed to 5,273 choosing the Ford Fiesta ST, and so I can rest easy in the knowledge that at least 30 percent of you, dear readers, see things my way. I still like to think we have more fun, too.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:30:00 EST
My loss in the first round of our This or That series, in which two Autoblog editors pick sides on any given topic and then attempt to explain why the other is completely wrong, didn't stop me from picking another good-natured fight, this time with Senior Editor Seyth Miersma. Last time, our chosen sides were eerily similar in design, albeit quite different in actual execution. This time, our vehicular peculiarities couldn't seemingly fall any further from one another: A 1980 Oldsmobile 442 wouldn't seem to match up in comparison to a 1989 BMW 635CSi.
How did we come up with such disparate contenders? Simple, really. Seyth and I mutually agreed to choose a car that's currently for sale online. It had to be built and sold in the 1980s, and it had to be a coupe. The price cap was set at $10,000. The fruits of our searching labors will henceforth be disputed, with Seyth on the side of the Germans, and myself arguing in favor of the Rocket Olds. Am I setting myself up for another lopsided loss?
General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America. Most significantly, 8.2 million examples of the affected vehicles are being called back due to "unintended ignition key rotation," though GM spokesperson Alan Adler tells Autoblog that this issue is not like the infamous Chevy Cobalt ignition switch fiasco.
For the sake of perspective, translated to US population, this total recall figure would equal a car for each resident of New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Montana, Delaware, South Dakota, Alaska, North Dakota, the District of Columbia, Vermont and Wyoming. Combined. Here's how it all breaks down:
7,610,862 vehicles in North America being recalled for unintended ignition key rotation. 6,805,679 are in the United States.