Skip to main content

oldsmobile

  • 0
    Video: Jay Leno bangs up his own Toronado in GT6
    1386783180

    Ever since Gran Turismo 4, Jay Leno has had at least one of his cars included in the popular racing simulator (starting with the Tank Car), and more of his machines appears in Gran Turismo 6. They include this nose-heavy, front-wheel-drive V8-powered muscle car. Yes, that aptly describes a 1966 ...

  • 0
    Video: Motor Trend does the Cuban classic car thing
    1366934400

    As car enthusiasts, we all know the little gem about classic American cars driving around the streets of Cuba, but few of us will ever be able to see these sites first hand. Fortunately, Motor Trend recently spent some time in the land of cigars, mojitos and Yank Tanks to create this incredible ...

  • 0
    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: The Batmobile before the first Batmobile
    1360020540

    If you're still upset that you missed out on bringing home the $4.62 million 1966 Barris Batmobile, the internet may just have your redemption. Technically, the car created for the TV show wasn't the Caped Crusader's first ride. In the early '60s, All Star Dairies commissioned this machine to ...

  • 0
    Followup: Milhous Collection hammers at $38.3M in Boca - including record-breaking $3.3M Oldsmobile
    1330617540

    When collectors like Bob and Paul Milhous sell off their entire collection, you know it's going to be a momentous occasion. And that's just what it was when RM Auctions dropped the hammer on a staggering array of classic automobiles, mechanical musical instruments and various other collectibles ...

  • 0
    Classic car buyer reunites man and machine after 46 years
    1311544980

    Gerry Mandel knows what it's like to have loved and lost. We're not referring to his wife, to whom Gerry has been married for 46 years, but to the 1965 Oldsmobile Jetstar 88 convertible the pair drove away from their wedding all those years ago. The moment was documented in a photograph (shown ...

  • 0
    Smithsonian asks public to vote on cars for American History display
    1293384780

    The recently renovated National Museum of American History – Click above to cast your vote
    The Smithsonian Institution's collection of treasures extends far beyond what's actually on display in its D.C. museums. Ranging from ancient artifacts to modern marvels, this bit is likely to ...

  • 0
    GM's Ed Welburn finally drives Oldsmobile Aerotech record-breaker he designed
    1285936740

    Of all the people longing to drive the Oldsmobile Aerotech back in the 1980s, you'd expect that the cars designer would have taken it for a few spins. Despite having his first sketch for the project turn in to the record-setting aerodynamic research vehicle, Ed Welburn's closest contact with the ...

  • 0
    eBay Find of the Day: 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado GT surprisingly awesome as camper
    1282912020

    1970 Oldsmobile Toronado RV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We certainly don't recommend yanking a perfectly good 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado off the road in order to convert it into a recreational vehicle, but in the case of today's eBay Find of the Day, we'll give 'em a pass. After ...

  • 0
    Video: Reverse spin should be a standardized performance test
    1280877840

    Oldsmobile Cutlass dicing it up – Click above to watch video after the jump
    From the file marked "When Men Were Men," we have this Car & Track review of the 1973 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442. Sure Clarkson can work his way around a 458, but let's see him handle this baby: 455 cubic inches ...

  • 0
    The Autoblog Weekender: Motley Fools edition
    1264816800

    The Autoblog Weekender – Click above to find out what you missed
    This week's bag of news is all about cars, cars and cars. Was anyone else aware that the Canadians know a thing or two about tuning Lamborghinis? That's a new one on us. Peugeot and Dodge have new logos, and the Pugs have a ...

  • 0
    eBay Find of the Day: George Barris Olds Toronado 70-X is wraparound luxury
    1258473600

    George Barris's 1967 Oldsmobile Toronado 70-X - clic above for high-res image gallery
    If you've never seen Vincent Gallo's Buffalo 66, stop reading and watch it. Why? Because otherwise the next part of this post isn't going to make any sense to you. Anyhow, remember the scene when his Billy Brown ...

  • 0
    eBay Find of the Day: George Barris Oldsmobile Toronado 67X
    1239739080

    George Barris' Esso Tornado - Click above for a gallery of images
    As the story goes, Esso Oil asked custom car guru George Barris (he of Batmobile, Munster Koach and Drag-u-la fame) to create four custom Oldsmobile Toronado coupes for the 1967 Canadian Expo. The car you see above is dubbed ...

  • 0
    GM recalling 1.4 million passenger cars over potential engine fires
    1239641760

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just announced a major recall covering nearly 1.5 million General Motors passenger cars from the late 90's and early 2000s. The recall affects various Buick, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac models equipped with normally aspirated versions of ...

  • 0
    DiMora Scattare gives the Olds Aurora some junk in its trunk, makes us fear the $2M version
    1236612540

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the DiMora Scattare
    We like big butts, but we cannot lie – there is a limit a to our love. And the vehicle above has crossed over said limit, knocking a few things over with its ghetto booty while it was at it. Right about now, you should be scratching ...

  • 0
    1906 RE Olds Model A mini finally returns to Lansing, Michigan
    1221775260

    At Pebble Beach this year, the descendants of R.E. Olds – founder of Oldsmobile and the REO Motor Company – bought a 1906 REO Model A. The car is over 100 years old and doubtless cost them a pretty penny or two. But it wasn't even the car they were interested in. Bundled in the lot was ...

  • 0
    Looks can deceive: 6.6L Duramax-powered Buick GNX clone
    1219584900

    The car you see here is not a GNX. Hell, it's not even a Buick. You'd be forgiven if you thought it was, though, and it does sport a turbocharger underhood. David Morad was so enamored with the 6.6L LB7 Duramax diesel in his truck that he wanted to put it into something lighter and more fun. He ...

  • 0
    Autoblog visits The All GM Car Show
    1213029240

    Click above for a ghres gallery from The All GM Car ShowOn sunny 90-degree day that felt like a lot more than 90 degrees, Autoblog made the trek to a park in Van Nuys, California for The All GM Car Show. Old mingled with new, with a 1911 Buick sitting across the aisle from a Cadillac Allante, and a ...

  • 0
    eBay Find of the Day: Five of Oldsmobile's Final 500
    1212519300

    click above for gallery of the entire Final 500 CollectionThe death of the Oldsmobile brand in 2004 was certainly a sad moment in the annals of automotive history. At 107 years old, the brand had seen its share of ups and downs, and most would agree that it ended on a down note with a lineup of ...

  • 0
    Oldsmobile Redux: The rest of the story...
    1207394880

    Earlier this week, in an example of cross-magazine synergy, both Automobile and Car and Driver ran April Fool's gags trumpeting the return of a rejuvenated, Toyota-owned Oldsmobile. The pubs even shared the same images, which depicted Oldsmofied versions of the Toyota Sequoia (Oldsmobile Super 88) ...

  • 0
    Survey: Bring back Oldsmobile, Studebaker
    1207265280

    Brand revival has become a hot trend in the automotive industry, but while European marques like MINI, Maybach, Bugatti and Spyker have returned to the limelight, American automakers have yet to climb on board. According to this Brandjunkie survey conducted by Interbrand's website brandchannel.com, ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle