The dash is amazing and looks like Jewelry with all new refinished chrome, restored gauges, radio, dash pad and steering wheel. The Deluxe 98 models featured Deluxe electric clock, Deluxe steering wheel and horn button, rear seat armrest, stainless steel wheel trim rings and special door trim. Standard tire size was 8. It was the largest Oldsmobile product offered and now had a 127. Total sales in 1950 peaked at 106,200 units.
The 98 received an updated grille also this year along with the addition of Twilight Sentinel headlights, an automatic dimming rearview mirror that could be switched on and off and optional remote keyless entry. Given the rapidly growing popularity of the 2-door Holiday hardtop, 1950 was the last year for the pillared Club coupe. A small emblem in each lens was found on the vertical tail lamps. Standard tire size was 8. Painted black with a two-tone red and cream interior, there is expansive luxury throughout. The 75th anniversary Regency 4-door hardtop continued, following its successful mid-1972 introduction. It was fitted with a four-barrel Rochester carburetor and dual exhausts.
All eight-cylinder powered, Oldsmobile offered three-body styles; a 4-door sedan, a 2-door Club coupe and a 2-door convertible. Body and chassis 4-door 2-door Holiday 4-door Holiday 2-door Related Powertrain 394 cu in 6. No matter where you are, we'll work with you to find the most practical way to get your car home. Alongside the 4-door convertible was a convertible coupe, a club coupe and a 4-door sedan. Contact Us: If you have any additional questions please call us at 480-281-2059. Also new was a speed warning device, which could be set towards a certain speed and when the limit was reached, a buzzer would sound, alerting the driver of the vehicle to slow down.
For 1956 the parking brake was now a foot pedal and the standard tire size was 8. Also that year, the standard 3. Plycar Fine Automobile Transportation, offers the safest, most reliable, insured, modern transport available. . Upholstery was either broadcloth or leather. The eleventh generation of the 98 Series was introduced in 98 at the same time as its 50th anniversary in 1991.
A safety recessed steering wheel was added. The trunk has all of the correct material, the correct spare tire with paint matched spare wheel with the factory jack. The Regency Coupe took the place of the Luxury Coupe, and five models were now offered in the lineup. The 1983 models received a new grille but were otherwise unchanged. By 1990, the eleventh-generation Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight had a new harmonic balancer and increased horsepower over 1985 models. The Body is completely rust free and is straight as an arrow! Noco 3 Alla lighting 2 Oxgord 2 Classic accessories 1 General motors 1 Gm 1 Install proz 1 Led monster 1 Marsauto 1 National 1 Oldsmobile 1 Philips 1 Shinehome 1 Standard light signal usa custom street rods 1 Universal light signal usa custom street rods 1 Wagner lighting 1 Color Noco 3 Alla lighting 2 Oxgord 2 Classic accessories 1 General motors 1 Gm 1 Install proz 1 Led monster 1 Marsauto 1 National 1 Oldsmobile 1 Philips 1 Shinehome 1 Standard light signal usa custom street rods 1 Universal light signal usa custom street rods 1 Wagner lighting 1. Power steering was an available option for the first time, along with Autronic Eye with was an industry first that automatically dimmed the headlights when an oncoming car approached.
The overall length was increased by over 9 inches though the wheelbase remained the same from the previous generation with the extra space added to the rear of the car, which resulted in a bigger trunk. Very few cars were so equipped. The top of the line 1948 Oldsmobile 98 drew heavily from the Futuramic styling concept that would be used on all 1949 Oldsmobiles. Four were available consisting of coupes or 4-door hardtops in Luxury or Regency trim. A redesigned steering wheel and slightly revised instrument panel were also new that year. The Ninety-Eight featured many of the lines found on 88s but with more squared off styling.
Upholstery options were leather, vinyl or cloth, and standard tire size was 8. The standard 455 cubic-inch Rocket V8 was rated at 320 hp 239 kW and designed to run on lower octane regular lead, low-lead or unleaded gasoline for the first time this year thanks to a -mandate that all engines be designed to run on such fuels in preparation for the catalytic converter equipped cars of 1975 and later years that absolutely required unleaded gasoline. Series L came with a bigger body and a straight-8 engine was replaced with the Series 70 and 80. New to the Ninety-Eight series were a recessed padded instrument panel, anti-theft lock within the steering column, rear view mirror map light, mini-buckle seat belts, and deeply padded head restraints. New for this year was the Custom Sports Coupe hardtop, the only body style with the 345 horsepower Starfire engine.
My Classic Garage is proud to partner with BridgePoint Risk Management, who offers a new breed of insurance for classic, antique, exotic, special interest, and limited edition cars that is designed exclusively for a collector like you. To improve aerodynamics and fuel economy the hood was sloped downward, while the trunk area was higher. In order to differentiate it from the previous year's Series 80 it was named Series 90 there was no Series 80 that year. Most Olds buyers, however, opted for the Jetaway Hydra-Matic, which was standard on the 98. To combat the extra weight and keep the convertible within the acceptable range of performance was a four-speed Hydramatic automatic transmission and a faster rear axle ratio. Engine displacement was increased to the Rocket 455 cu in 7.
This car has not been in any accidents and the chrome trim is absolutely gorgeous with crystal clear glass and lenses. In 1960, once again the top of the line Oldsmobile series was the Ninety-Eight. Along with the transmission and redesigned platform, the engine was also new for 1965. After the previous year's Starfire dream car Oldsmobile named the convertibles Starfires. Standard tire size was 8. The wagon sported a new 'Clamshell' tailgate system where the rear power-operated glass slid up into the roof while the tailgate slid into a recess beneath the cargo floor. Body and chassis 2-door 4-door 4-window 4-door 6-window 4-door 6-window 2-door Related Powertrain 394 cu in 6.
These cars were actually sold concurrently with the new front-wheel drive 1985 model. Both of the models came with standard velour seating with the Sierra grain leather optional on both. Standard equipment included armrests, turn signals, rubber floor mats, sun visors, front fender chrome script, exposed chrome roof bows, side interior courtesy lights, electric windows, special emblems, power steering, power brakes, and Jetaway. For the first time since 1962 all hardtops were once again called Holidays. The Holiday hardtop was offered with either Standard or Deluxe trim, while the 4-door sedan and convertible came only with Deluxe equipment.