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Frame on restoration, Sequential Turn Signals, 7 awards first year of shows! Feature article "Shining Star of Texas" Jan/Feb 2011 "Front Wheel Driver" Magazine


 


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1966 Oldsmobile Toronado - Jay Leno's Garage
1966 Oldsmobile Toronado. '66 was the best year... But like most Americans, it got older and fatter. » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site: http://bit.ly/JLGOfficialSite THE BEST OF JAY LENO'S GARAGE » Exclusive First Looks: http://bit.ly/JLGExclusives » Ultra Rare Supercars: http://bit.ly/JLGSupercars » Jay's Book Club: http://bit.ly/JLGBookClub JAY LENO'S GARAGE ON SOCIAL Follow Jay: http://Twitter.com/LenosGarage Like Jay: http://Facebook.com/JayLenosGarage ABOUT JAY LENO'S GARAGE A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more. Subscribe for more: http://full.sc/JD4OF8 NBC ON SOCIAL: NBC YouTube: http://full.sc/MtLxIM NBC Facebook: http://facebook.com/NBC NBC Twitter: http://twitter.com/NBC NBC Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NBC/posts 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado - Jay Leno's Garage http://youtu.be/zuB5DULvw7Y Jay Leno's Garage http://www.youtube.com/user/jaylenosgarage





1966 Toronado Growl
1966 Toronado Sequential Tail light Exhaust.





My Classic Car Season 10 Episode 2 - Jay Leno's Mazda & Toronado
In this episode of My Classic Car, Dennis Gage gets to hang out with a celebrity "certified car nut" as he travels to California to see our good friend Jay Leno. At Eastwood Garage, Dennis is joined by Rick Schmidt of National Parts Depot to look at reproduction stereo bezels for vintage Ford Mustangs. Website - http://www.myclassiccar.com Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/myclassiccar Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/myclassiccar Google+ - https://plus.google.com/103516592864435202958





132684 / 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/bqnsftq You're looking at what is without question the nicest 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado on Earth. With just 10,042 original miles, this triple black luxury cruiser is at the leading edge of an emerging trend. As stunning as this car is, imagine the reaction when it hit the streets in the late 1960s! Finished in black with a black vinyl top, it's a rare color combination from an era when bright metallic were all the rage. As a low-mile original, you know the car has never been apart, rusty, or damaged, so all the body gaps are just as the factory did it, and it fits together extremely well. The guys at Oldsmobile knew they were building something special, and it would become a halo model for the entire General Motors corporation, a symbol of their engineering prowess. The big news for 1968 was indeed big—455 cubic inches big! Generating a very impressive 375 horsepower and a towering 510 pounds of torque, the wonderful V8 easily moves the Toronado in a way that says muscle car more than luxury coupe. It is also beautifully and expertly detailed, with proper Oldsmobile Turquoise paint on the block, a correct air cleaner and decal, and a lot of bright hardware that looks fresh off the factory assembly line. Thanks to its outstanding originality, this car is a veritable road map for restorers and will be a contender at the highest levels, and not just in survivor classes, but in any class. At first glance, one would think that a big coupe with an American V8 up front driving the front wheels would be a recipe for understeer, but the truth is that the Toro is quite well balanced and even agile for a car of its size. GM engineers did a spectacular job of packaging, which puts the torque converter behind the engine in the usual place, but the special TH425 3-speed automatic lives next to the engine, not behind it. The whole assembly is driven by a chain that GM called "indestructible" and after years of real-world testing in the field, that has proven to be largely true. This one also features power drum brakes at all four corners, with the finned drums themselves used as design elements poking through the wheels. Those handsome wheels are unique to the front-wheel-drive full-size GM vehicles, and carry period-perfect narrow white stripe radials. The black interior is brilliant, with avant-garde design and beautifully executed detailing that shows you that GM was pulling no punches in the 1960s. The unique drivetrain allows a completely flat passenger compartment floor, which means six can ride in true comfort. The wide bench seats offer an inviting combination of fabric and vinyl seating surfaces, with the front seat giving the illusion of buckets thanks to a wide center armrest. The gauges flank an extremely cool rotating speedometer, just behind a steering wheel clearly influenced by Olds' rocket insignia. There's also an AM/FM radio, a power antenna, and just enough chrome to offset all the black upholstery. The giant trunk carries a full sized spare and jack assembly tucked way up in the front, leaving plenty of room for a week's worth of luggage. Make no mistake, the first generation Toronados are appreciating quickly. Of course, the trick is always to find a low-mileage, solid example, and there just can't be any nicer than this. Add in the highly desirable triple black color combination and its simply stunning presentation, and you have a Toro that will win fans wherever it goes. Compare this car to any of its muscle car cousins and you'll see that it represents a screaming bargain at the same time. Big horsepower in a trim, 2-door coupe package has always been a winning recipe, and Oldsmobile fans have known it for years. Now it's your turn. Call today!





Corvairwild cranking up and running the 1966 Olds Toronado
Well, we got the points changed, and the car running...





68 Toronado wake up call.
68 olds toronado with new paint job waking up.





Jay Leno's talks about his 1076hp '66 Oldsmobile Toronado and Ferrari 599 Accelerate
This is the Coffee Roaster Car Show on 8/30/09. Jay Leno came in his 1076 HP 1966 Oldsmobile Tornado on a C5 chassis. This show filled up four parking lots and included many amazing cars. Thanks for watching, please comment, rate, and subscribe.





1966 Oldsmobile Toronado TV Ad
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1966 Oldsmobile Toronado - 425V8 Front Wheel Drive
Thought you would like a look at this nicely restored 66 Olds Toronado. It's not a car that you come across often and it's front wheel drive configuration made it pretty unique in it's day. I wish I could have gotten a look under the hood, but maybe I will at another time. Thanks for watching and commenting, I appreciate it.





Toronado Hideaway Headlights
Seen from an 68' Olds Toronado





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Putting the Toro to sleep
Parking a '66 Toronado for the year. A sad sight indeed.





The Best Buick Build Ever!
Time compressed build of a 1955 Buick Special custom rod. See this car go from stock to a custom frame, air ride, custom panels, amazing metal work, to paint, and finally completion. Apparently these things don't happen in less than 10 minutes, or even a week. See how it is *really* done. This ain't no TV show!





1988 Oldsmobile Toronado Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 1988 Oldsmobile Toronado. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.





Jay Leno and Craig Jackson pick up their Dodge Challengers
Craig Jackson picked up his #1 Challenger and Jay Leno picked up his #2 Challenger. Here's the footage...check it out!




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