The first car to wear the Oldsmobile 88 badge was a car introduced wayyyy back in 1949. It was a Olds Rocket 88 that was the car to beat in NASCAR back in the day…but by 1988 the 88 was on its ninth generation and lived on the front-drive H-body shared with the Buick LaSabre and Pontiac Bonneville. Something had to be done to save the 88 because the optional voice alert system wasn’t doing it…but the marketing geniuses at Oldsmobile at the perfect solution — change the name to the Eighty Eight. Sigh. At least today’s example is equipped with the sporty FE3 performance package. Find this 1989 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight offered for $3,200 in Lansdale, PA via craigslist.
It’s an unfortunate thing that the grand Olds 442 became analogous to season 7 of Bewitched or Bob Dylan’s 36th studio album. Once quite good, by 1979 the 442 was patiently awaiting a death that no one was willing to execute. Find this 1979 Oldsmobile 442 for sale in Charlotte, NC for an undisclosed amount of […]
Find this 1950 Oldsmobile Rocket 88 Camper here on eBay bidding for $2,164 reserve-not-met with 2 days to go, located in Beaverton, OR. From eBay listing: This is a solid car with next to no rust and no dry rot at all in the camper. This car just needs to be re powered. It was […]