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Car of the Week: 1955 Oldsmobile Super Eighty-Eight

The Rocket-propelled Oldsmobiles like the 1955 Super Eighty-Eight helped pave the way for the scores of muscle machines that followed in the 1960s and early ’70s, and they were the cars that many young pedal mashers — including Gordon Garnett — got hooked on first.

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Car of the Week: 1970 Olds Cutlass Supreme

Ken Rinear has pretty much reinvented his Olds Cutlass Supreme twice, turning it from a “decent No. 3 driver” to a top AACA award winner, then remaking it again as biceps-flexing 455 W-32 “SX” muscle machine.

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21st Century Orphans find home at Iola 2012

By Phil Hall For 2012, 21st Century Orphans will take over the feature tent and display areas to the south of the F+W Media building for the July 12-15 event in Iola, Wis. But what in the world are the 21st Century Orphans that are being celebrated as the theme of the 40th Annual...

Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month of August each...

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Futurliner appearing at Oldsmobile Homecoming

The 2012 Edition of the Oldsmobile Homecoming Car Show & Swap Meet June 16 will feature a special guest: The 1953 GM Futurliner #10, owned by NATMUS. The 20th annual all-Oldsmobile show, hosted by the R.E. Olds Chapter of Lansing, Mich., will feature more than 500 show cars, 100 vendors, 30-40 cars for...

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Car of the Week: 1971 Olds 4-4-2

When Tom Eberlin is roaring down the road in his spectacular 1971 Olds 4-4-2 W-30, he’s not worried about too much.. He’s not frozen by any mid-life crisis, concerns about whether he made a wise purchase, or regrets that it took him 20 long years to pull trigger and buy the car he always...

Car of the Week: 1912 Oldsmobile Model 45A

Keith Korbut is a fan of early automobiles – really old, brass-era, wooden-wheel relics. He’s also a fan of V-8 propulsion. Those two fascinations are generally mutually exclusive. You normally can’t have them both at the same time, unless you’re heading down the street rod path. So when Korbut came across a 1918 Oldsmobile, and...

An Odd Olds

Oldsmobile’s Cutlass was the most popular new car during the 1970s, but unless you live in the Tulsa area, we’ll bet you’ve never seen a Cutlass S like Charlie Cress’ 1977 model. What caught Cress’ eye about this coupe was it’s 1955-’56 Ford Crown Victoria-like roof band, which appears to be made of stainless,...