History of the Hurst/Olds

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Car Hunters: Bonus: Hurst/Olds-School | History
Meet the "Banker's Hot Rod," a rare '75 Hurst/Olds that mixes performance with luxury, in this bonus scene from "Burning Rubber." #CarHunters Subscribe for more from Car Hunters and other great HISTORY shows: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=historychannel Find out more about the show and watch full episodes on our site: http://www.history.com/shows/car-hunters?cmpid=Social_YouTube_CarHunters Check out exclusive HISTORY content: Website - http://www.history.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/history/posts Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/History Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+HISTORY Car Hunters Season 1 Episode 13 Burning Rubber Each episode of "Car Hunters" follows a new buyer's search for their dream classic car. Aided by a buddy or family member, they'll check out three unique vehicles from top to bottom and hit the open road for a test drive. Which new ride will they cruise home in? HISTORY®, now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive, and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network’s all-original programming slate features a roster of hit series, epic miniseries, and scripted event programming. Visit us at HISTORY.com for more info.





The first Hurst/Olds in 1968 – This is mobility history, if you like it or not
The Hurst/Olds was first introduced in 1968. The body was shared with the regular Oldsmobile Cutlass and 442 but it had a unique paint scheme: Peruvian Silver and Back. It’s engine was a 390HP, 455 cubic-inch Rocket V8 and came as a W-45 (without A/C) or a W-46 (with A/C). It was similar to the 400HP engine in the Toronado and an available option for the full-sized Delta 88. The only difference between the W-45 and the W-46 were the camshaft and the cylinder head selection and it was mated to a code OW three-speed turbo Hydramatic 400 transmission with a console-mounted Hurst Dual-Gate shifter, permitting automatic or manually ratched shifting. The Hurst/Olds: GM’s only intermediate-sized car which offered an engine that was larger than 400 cubic inches, thanks to a little trick they used to avoid the corporate policy back then.





My Classic Car Season 14 Episode 20 - Olds Pace Cars
This week on My Classic Car we'll head to Galena, Illinois to check out a couple of rare Oldsmobile pace cars. Plus, we'll look at some new muscle car components with Keith Maney from Year One. Website - http://www.myclassiccar.com Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/myclassiccar Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/myclassiccar Google+ - https://plus.google.com/103516592864435202958





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