AWARD WINNING, #'S MATCH 455, 4 SPEED, CORRECT COLOR, SUPER STRAIGHT, FRESH, A++
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1970 Oldsmobile 442
This is a real-deal 1970 Oldsmobile 442 at it's best. After all, it has the numbers-matching 455 V8, four-on-the-floor, and so fresh from such a thorough restoration that it has award-winning paint.
You're going to love the paint the moment the sunshine hits this super-straight body. This is a very well done respray of the factory-correct Bamboo Cream. In fact, there was so much invested in the restoration, that this received top tier scores for paint and body at Oldsmobile Club of America meet in 2014. This is the product of a large investment in the restoration of not just the paint, but of course body, and mechanical elements, but there is much more to this coupe than just a high-quality appearance. The color nicely represents the premium Oldsmobile image, which gives the car a great dual luxury and performance personality it had from day one. The best example of is probably the dual hood stripes. They are usually reserved for an aggressive image, but when it combines with the premium black vinyl roof, original-style Goodyear Polyglas tires, and the pinstripes, it almost feels like this car has a subtle two-tone. But we also know why you love this 442. These are the sleek kings of the streets, with the fastback profile, bulging quarter panels, force-air hood, twist lock hood pins, and spoiler on the rear deck. Plus, the nicely integrated chrome rear bumper design was one of the best to ever come out of the '70s.
The black interior is pure Oldsmobile. The handsome button-pattern buckets have to be this perfect because they attract so much attention. Of course, as an Olds, there's plenty of burled walnut applique on the dash and door panels. And, when the wood-like appearance is this good, it does a very nice job of adding character to the interior. There's comfortable seating for up to six, but this is a true driver's car at heart. The four-spoke sports steering wheel should look familiar to any Olds fan, and the factory gauge trio is supplemented by an auxiliary group under the dash. And of course, that Hurst shifter boldly protruding from the floor is a whole lot of fun.
Under the hood is exactly what you want to see a numbers-matching 455 cubic-inch V8. The engine bay is an impressive time machine that looks like this car just left the Lancing factory. That's all part oft the investment in this car's care. The motor was rebuilt only about 600 miles ago, and the condition of it and the whole drivetrain is quite impressive (so don't forget to look at the undercarriage photos!) Those great hood scoops feed the massive air cleaner, and below that is a four-barrel carburetor. The power makes a sweet rumble it connects to the dual exhaust (Yep...400+ cubic inches, four-barrel carburetor, and dual exhaust it's a true Olds 4-4-2.) But real 442 fans know part of the original legend includes a four-speed manual, and so this one has that, too! It means you get complete control over this massive V8 package. As usual with an Oldsmobile, no matter how much power it's putting down, it still has all-day usability. This comes from features such as front disc brakes.
This is a real-deal (VIN 344) Olds 442 in amazing and distinctive paint. It even comes with the Olds Club scoring sheet so you can show others that the beauty is more than skin deep. So this is an award-worthy 442 with the docs to back it all up. Yes, this muscle car is that good and that rare, so you better hurry before it's gone forever. Call now!!