1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Coupe on 2040-cars
Zionsville, Pennsylvania, United States
1966 Oldsmobile Toronado
425 V8 automatic
Front wheel drive
This 1966 Toronado is a standard model with more options
than most Deluxes. The only options it
lacks are power windows and power antenna.
I have had this car in my garage for over 10 years and never got around
to restoring it. I need to make space in
my garage so it has to go. The car seems
to be original. Everything is intact. The quarters look like they were patched and
painted a while ago and will need attention again (see photos). The trunk lid has very light surface rust but
is solid. There doesn’t appear to be any
rust where the rear vents drain.
The chrome is good all around. There is rust on the body in places (see
photos) and the front passenger side fender is dented. The headliner is intact.
The hideaway/ pop up headlights
work. I tried to photograph any of the problem spots
on the car, and please ask questions and request more photos if I missed
THIS CAR STARTS AND DRIVES. The tires are shot, so it’s not drivable to
your location, but it can be driven onto a flatbed or hauler easily. The gear selector needs adjusting; it’s
misaligned when you put it into gear, but the car shifts nicely and
6-way power seat
Vacuum operated door locks
Tilt/telescope steering wheel
Comfortron – automatic climate control (air
conditioning) – heat works, but the air cond. Is missing a belt, so I cannot
test it – but the clutch is free
Clock (not working)
AM/FM radio with Wonderbar – the radio works intermittently
Oldsmobile visor vanity mirror
Trunk release button in glove box - works
I am representing it as accurately as I can based on my
knowledge and have tried to give as much information as possible. Please do not hesitate to ask questions about
anything I may have missed in the description.
I am unable to test the function of some of the options.
It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly
satisfied himself\herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon
that judgment. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs. Vehicle sold
as is WITHOUT WARRANTY.
Car is being sold AS-IS where-is and it is the buyers
responsibility to arrange transportation or pick-up of the car. Please ask any
and all questions and I will answer to the best of my ability.
$500 non-refundable deposit within 24hr after action ends. Car
is being sold as is, no warranty, and is described to the best of my
ability. Buyer is responsible for any
taxes and fees incurred in the transfer of the title and the sale. Please don't bid unless you are capable of
following through with the transaction.
Car must be picked up within 10 days of the sale unless
otherwise approved by the seller.
Oldsmobile Toronado for Sale
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You might anticipate an over-40-year-old Oldsmobile to pale in comparison to any modern Ferrari, but this wagon has a ton of secrets under its skin thanks to Lingenfelter. First, it packs a supercharged LS3 V8 with a claimed 650 horsepower and a six-speed manual gearbox. That big upgrade in power is further helped with air suspension and massive Wilwood disc brakes. The result is nothing short of deafening, with blaring yelps whenever the driver even nudges the accelerator.
The alternative sounds just as good, albeit in very different way. The Ferrari's 6.3-liter V12 pumps out 651 hp and 504 pound-feet with a part-time all-wheel drive system. While the FF lacks a lot of the hauling ability of the Olds, it makes up for the deficit in handling, luxury, and in many eyes, simply by having the famous prancing horse on the grille.
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.
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Head below to watch the episode, which includes a few words from GT6 creator Kazunori Yamauchi.