The Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser needs no introduction around these parts, but I’ll give you the short version because I’m in a sharing mood. Oldsmobile was a brand founded by Ransom E Olds in 1897 and was folded into the general morters corporate machine in 1908. For the next 100 years, GM squeezed every last drop of blood from that turnip and shockingly managed to sell over a million Oldsmobiles in 1986. One of them was this full sized beasty called the Custom Cruiser. You can find them for about $4k around the interweb (in fact there is an ’89 example on eBay with Maroon paint and wood trim) but this next example seems especially nice for the asking price. Find this 1986 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser offered for $4400 in Medford, OR via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
The 1991-1992 model year only Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser was the last conventional front-engine rear-drive passenger vehicle from the oldest surviving US automobile marque (Oldsmobile)…at least at that time. It was, of course, a badge engineered version of the Chevrolet Caprice and Buick Roadmaster, and offers an interesting take on the classic American wagon. Find this […]