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RM offers 1908 Olds Limited Prototype at Amelia Island

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Car of the Week: 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Peter Guidera saw thousands of Oldsmobiles come and go from the lot during his 30 years as an Olds sales guy. The vast majority were probably more memorable than the unremarkable 1970 Cutlass Surpreme Guidera took a shine to. At the time, the car was 16 years old, was headed for a trade-in on a new car, and seemed to be destined for maybe another year or two as somebody’s “beater” before its days on the road were finished. More »

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Car of the Week: 1950 Oldsmobile Street Rod

Bill Whited is not the type of fellow to come right out and say it, but he’s one of those guys that’s not easy to impress when it comes to cool cars. But Whited is truley smitten by his latest acquisition: a blinding orange, old school 1950 Oldsmobile street rod. More »

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Car of the Week: 1953 Olds Ninety-Eight

Tommy Cockrell’s wonderful, eye-candy 1953 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Holiday Hardtop coupe is a bit like one of those plastic car model kits come to life. Only in Cockrell’s case, the car came in lots of boxes, instead of just one, and somebody forgot to pack the instructions. “When I bought it the car was actually in pieces — all in boxes,” said Cockrell, a resident of Camden, S.C. “It was quite a big puzzle trying to figure everything out." More »

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A Factory Fresh Olds 88

Olds fan finds a truly ‘Super’ 88 hiding in the Wisconsin cheese
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98 Years Young: All-original 1911 Olds goes on display

The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum in Hershey, Pa., is currently showcasing an original and unrestored Buick seven-passenger Touring Limited. The car is believed to be the only completely unrestored and original example known to exist.
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Car of the Week: 1966 Olds 4-4-2

For some reason — temporary insanity being the most plausible excuse — Paul Tyler sold his beloved 1966 Oldsmobile 4-4-2 back in 1976. He had dreamed about owning such a car from the moment he saw a picture of one for the first time, enjoyed every minute of the 10 years he had the car, and to this day isn’t sure what possessed him to sell it to an acquaintance back in 1976.
But fate eventually smiled on the Tampa, Fla., resident. He got his 4-4-2 back. And this time, he’s keeping it.

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Car of the Week: 1958 Oldsmobile 98 J-2

Oldsmobile’s 1958 models were powered by its Rocket V-8 that rightfully holds a position of tremendous stature in American performance history. By the late 1950s, the engine had grown to 374 cubic inches, and if you were looking to get your big Olds really moving, you went for the "J-2" engine option.

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Old Cars Weekly got to meet legendary engine builder Joe Mondello at the 2009 Atlantic City Classic Car Auction in February. Mondello has been involved with high-performance cars since the 1950s. Mondello is well known to high-performance Oldsmobile collectors and … More »

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Fab Four: Cadillacs, Pontiacs, Packards & Olds

Quartet of 1940s favorites from St. Louis show provides fitting salute to memorable decade in auto evolution. More »

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