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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!





1966 Toronado Growl
1966 Toronado Sequential Tail light Exhaust.





1968 Oldsmobile Toronado features and functions
This is a video of the features and functions of my 1968 Toronado by Oldsmobile. I have owned this car for 16 years. It is rarely driven and only on perfect days. I am considering putting this car up for sale.





1937 Oldsmobile
Follow the Leader is the sales introduction film prepared for dealers to let them know all of sales advantages to be found in a 1937 Oldsmobile. In 1937, Oldsmobile was a pioneer in introducing a four-speed semi-automatic transmission called the "Automatic Safety Transmission", although this accessory was actually built by Buick, which would offer it in its own cars in 1938. This transmission featured a conventional clutch pedal, which the driver pressed before selecting either "low" or "high" range. In "low," the car shifted between first and second gears. In "high," the car shifted between first, third and fourth gears. S134





1970 Oldsmobile Tornado GT Super Charged
1970 Oldsmobile Tornado GT Super Charged, in Matte Black and Blacked out windows At the Family fun Day and Car Show event at, Vineyard Church North Phoenix Arizona Thanks for Watching Please Subscribe Like and Comment





Showroom Quality 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado
Owner Describes the Car





OLDSMOBILE 57 patina airride lead sled rat rod





1972 Oldsmobile Toronado Commercial promo film part 3 of 3
1972 Oldsmobile Toronado promo film part 3 of 3. Part 1 has 72 Olds Cutlass S and part 2 has 72 Olds 98 and Delta 88.





Toronado Hideaway Headlights
Seen from an 68' Olds Toronado





Authentic 1970 Olds 442 W-30 For Sale CA
For Sale: A Real 1970 Olds 442 4-Speed W-30, (Not a Clone): Offered here is a full frame-off Concourse Rotisserie 442 restoration which was completed in June 2011. Less than 1,200 miles have been put on the car since restoration. Car is correct ebony black with gold stripes and the interior is gold with bucket seats and console. The car still has its original numbers matching drive train which was completely restored back to correct factory specifications. All factory markings were meticulously reproduced along with numerous factory assembly line markings and part identification tags. The car still has its original build sheet and an exact reproduction of the original "Window Sticker" was produced and applied like it was at the dealership. Numerous additional assembly manuals, dealer brochures, and other miscellaneous related memorabilia will be sold with the car. This car was one of the feature cars in the Velocity Channel series "American Icon, the Muscle Car" and a copy of the episode will go with the car. Since completion, this car has won many awards including three "Best of Show" awards, the First Annual Joe Mondello/D. Dale Smith Memorial Award at the 2011 OCA National Meet in Reno Nevada and was selected as one of the finalists for the 2012 "Good-Guys Muscle Car of the Year Award". For additional information, please phone Dave Henry at 805 705-4924





1967 Oldsmobile Toronado, Absolutely Beautiful
The '67 Toronado was the second year for the Toronado and was built in Lansing Michigan The '67 featured a softer suspension and minor styling modifications Identifying a '67 Toronado In 1966 Oldsmobile introduced the front-wheel drive Toronado, the first Front Wheel Drive car to be built and sold in the U.S. since the 1930s. (The last one was the Cord) The 1966 Toronado was voted the car of the year by Motor Trend. In 1967 the body style stayed nearly the same, and the ride became even better. This was truly one of the first elegant sports cars. It had luxury styling and interior, with a huge 425 cubic inch engine with tremendous torque and speed. The car was built to hold five people comfortably, and had the feel of a sports car. Sales soared for Oldsmobile, and today many of the cars are front wheel drive. The '67 Toronado was a truly massive coupe shell, nearly 19 feet long. It was a real super car with its advanced front wheel drive design. It was extremely fast and nimble and had a top speed of approximately 130 mph. The new cost for a Deluxe version of this car was $4,812.00 and was a very good value. It has been considered a landmark creation.





132198 / 1957 Oldsmobile: Golden Rocket 88
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/blcwa26 Don't be fooled by the large-by-huge chrome wheels it's wearing today, this particular '57 Golden Rocket 88 is an authentic J2 car, and is extensively and thoroughly restored to original condition from top to bottom. Our documents suggest that this is one of only four Golden Rocket 88 2-door sedans in existence with the J2 engine. The two-tone bodywork on this car is spectacularly done and looks especially striking in black and white with a red stripe in the chrome trim that separates the two halves. Bodywork is beautiful, with straight panels and excellent fit throughout, evidenced by the miles-deep reflections in the paint. The real story on this Olds is the J2 371 cubic inch engine under the hood. Fully rebuilt during the restoration, it runs like new and the passing of years has proven that these are some extremely durable engines. Detailing is first-rate too, from the 'Oldsmobile J2 Rocket" decals on the valve covers, to the correct 2-barrel carburetors, to the original power steering system that's fully functional. You'll note that this engine sports a trio of shorty air cleaners on the carbs, but the original dual oil-bath air cleaner is also included. The engine is backed by a 3-speed Hydramatic transmission, and drives the original rear end. Brakes were rebuilt to stock specifications, as was the suspension, although the car was given a subtle, aggressive look by tweaking the spring height slightly. The car wears a set of chrome Billet Specialties wheels, but the original 15-inch steel wheels and plain hubcaps are included. From the tri-tone seats with patented GM comfort weave cushions, to the positively breathtaking instrument cluster, this interior is new. The original radio has been upgraded to include an iPod interface. The trunk is sporting a custom carpet, but an original trunk mat is included. This Olds is fast, comfortable, luxurious, and about 2/3 the cost of a comparable Chevy. There are no irreversible modifications, and this car could be put back to 100% stock condition in an afternoon. Act fast and call today! http://www.rk-motors.com/ Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, RK Motors Charlotte boasts one of the finest Muscle and High Performance car showrooms in the world. Stocked with world-class, show-winning vehicles, our classic and muscle car inventory is sure to please even the most discriminating high-performance car enthusiast.





Oldsmobile Factory Tour in 1951 - General Motors Documentary - Ella73TV
Singers Lucille and Johnny, whose radio show is sponsored by Oldsmobile, are invited to visit the Oldsmobile factory to see why the cars are superior to other manufacturers. While touring the plant, Johnny becomes concerned that another visitor is a Martian spy dedicated to subverting Earth's autonomy! . . Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century.





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.





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