1968 Beautiful Restoration Low Miles Bucket Seats Center Console Very Solid Rare on 2040-cars
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: 2 -Door Coupe
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: FWD Front Wheel Drive
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
Exterior Color: Yellow Cream
Interior Color: Black
Disability Equipped: No
Condition: UsedA 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.Seller Notes:"Super solid car with one repaint to original color, no rust on frame or floor pans, interior is original with some seems coming apart."
This is a beautifully restored yellow cream 1968 front wheel drive Oldsmobile Toronado. This car runs and drives like new and has low mileage at 62000 original miles. The paint is a very nice high quality paint job and new vinyl top. The under carriage and floor pans are rust free. The trunk is very solid with no rust and has the original spare and tools. The bumpers are original and have never been rechromed so they do have a little wear and maybe a ding or two, but overall very nice. One tail light lens has a crack or chip. Interior is an original bucket seat car and could use some help if you want to make this car perfect. I did not refurbish interior because it is original and only has a few tears. Bucket seat with center console Tornado's are very hard to find and are rare. The drive chain is original and runs and drives great. The AC is all there and complete but not working. It may just need charged. Power steering, power brakes, power windows, heater, radio, wipers and hidden headlights all work perfectly.
Any questions call or send message, Howard 513-615-9443
I will be listing a couple cars a month from my personal car collection.
Oldsmobile Toronado for Sale
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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.
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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?
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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.
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.
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.