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1969 Green Oldsmobile Toronado Walkaround

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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!





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.





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





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





Toronado Hideaway Headlights
Seen from an 68' Olds Toronado





1968 Oldsmobile Toronado
1968 Toronado. Front wheel drive with 455 Rocket. Exterior color is ocean turquoise. Features air conditioning (non "Comfortron" type), power windows, tilt/telescope steering wheel, power seat, AM/FM Wonderbar radio, chrome wheels, rare rear bumper with dual Exhaust cutouts.





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





1967 Oldsmobile Toronado - Full Power - SOLD!
http://www.fabulous50.com and http://www.fabulous50sclassics.com When luxury was king, this car was at the top of the list. This beautiful 1967 Olds Toronado was years it the making by GM engineers in it's day. It was a senior owned car that was stored until 2009 at which time a major restoration was completed. There are approximately 90K babied miles on it. Powered by a 425 (not 429) V-8 turbo 400, it has P/S, P/B, power seats, telescopic steering wheel, Wonderbar radio, power atennae, air, corning lights, luxury interior and dual Exhaust. The list goes on and on, you just really have to see it for yourself. A full professional appraisal has been done and is available to the SERIOUS buyer. Don't miss out on this dream car! Vehicle information above is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. All vehicles are offered subject to an inspection and an appraisal if desired. Financing is available through JJ Best Banc. Delivery arrangements are available. Do you have a classic car or truck or muscle car for sale? Please give us a call! 503-855-4345 or 1-888-597-6719 ask for Jim.





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.





KaliforniaExport (Olsmobile Toronado 1969)
Amerikai autók importja. www.kaliforniaexport.com





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Carb'd 461 Big Block - 1965 Oldsmobile - /BIG MUSCLE
Say hello to the first Oldsmobile we've ever featured on /BIG MUSCLE. This 1965 Cutlass F-85 has been cloned into a wicked 442 by it's owner. The goal was simple - take a car that was a bit outside the norm and slowly transform it into a kick-ass cruiser that has the ability to be flogged on the autocross. With a carb'd 461 big block under the hood, it's big, different and one of the most overlooked machines from the muscle car era. Owner: • Robert McGaffin





1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Sound 2/2
1966 Oldsmobile Toronado Test Run 425 cui "Rocket" V8 385hp Glass-Pack Exhaust





Old Start - Cold Start : 1986 Oldsmobile Toronado 20th Anniversary Edition
Here's my old girl, up on the starting block. An 86 Olds. Toronado 3.8l 20th Anniversary Edition. She hasn't been fired up in over a year so it's an "Old Start" and ok, it aint winter out but it's still a "Cold Start" (sorta)... so sue me. LoL





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





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