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1956 Oldsmobile Super 88 Coupe on 2040-cars

US $11,130.00
Year:1956 Mileage:47998 Color: Teal /
 White
Location:

Van Buren, Indiana, United States

Van Buren, Indiana, United States

For 1956, styling highlights included a new split grille in front and revised taillights and deck along with
revised side chroming. Horsepower for the 324 Rocket V8 increased to 230 for 88s and 240 for Super 88s. A new
four-speed Jetaway Hydra-Matic was introduced this year to replace the original Hydra-Matic transmission that Olds
had used since 1940. The new Jetaway Hydra-Matic retained the four forward speeds and fluid coupling unit, but
added a new "Park" position to the shift quadrant and no longer required band adjustment as a specified routine
maintenance. Inside, an oval speedometer replaced the round unit and a new foot-operated parking brake replaced the
previous T-handle unit.

Auto Services in Indiana

Widco Transmissions ★★★★★

Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Auto Transmission
Address: 502 E Main St, Griffith
Phone: (219) 924-2214

Townsend Transmission ★★★★★

Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Auto Transmission
Address: 1051 S Old State Road 67, Paragon
Phone: (765) 342-0042

Tom`s Midwest Muffler & Brake ★★★★★

Auto Repair & Service, Brake Repair, Towing
Address: 4545 Broadway, Gary
Phone: (219) 884-6500

Superior Auto ★★★★★

Used Car Dealers, Wholesale Used Car Dealers
Address: 420 E Tipton St, Freetown
Phone: (812) 522-1725

Such`s Auto Care ★★★★★

Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Automobile Accessories
Address: 7501 W 10th St, Plainfield
Phone: (317) 273-9111

Shepherdsville Discount Auto Supply ★★★★★

Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Automobile Accessories
Address: 270 Old Preston Hwy S, Elizabeth
Phone: (502) 543-7057

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Jay Leno bangs up his own Toronado in GT6

Wed, 11 Dec 2013

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.

This Or That: 1980 Oldsmobile 442 vs. 1989 BMW 635CSi [w/poll]

Thu, 09 Oct 2014

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.
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?

GM recalling 8.4M cars, 8.2M related to ignition problems

Mon, 30 Jun 2014

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.