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    Opinion: This Or That: 1980 Oldsmobile 442 vs. 1989 BMW 635CSi [w/poll]
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    The last time I roped a coworker into an automotive debate, I lost. Resoundingly, I might add. Still, 2,385 voters chose to cast their lots for the Fiat 500 Abarth, as opposed to 5,273 choosing the Ford Fiesta ST, and so I can rest easy in the knowledge that at least 30 percent of you, dear ...

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    Video: Jay Leno tumbles in a '69 Oldsmobile 442
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    Jay Leno isn't really known as a punishing driver. If Jay Leno's Garage is any indication, you know that he might get on the throttle a little bit, but he's hardly reckless. However, this week Leno actually does a little damage to the car he's driving while showcasing the 1969 Oldsmobile 442 ...

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    Official: GM recalling 8.4M cars, 8.2M related to ignition problems [UPDATE]
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    General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America. Most significantly, 8.2 million examples of the affected vehicles are being called back due to "unintended ignition key rotation," though GM spokesperson Alan Adler tells Autoblog that this ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: 1976 GMC Motorhome is a jolly green giant
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    If you have a need to relive the 1970s, then here is the vehicle for you. This groovy blast from the past is a 1976 GMC Motorhome currently for auction in Florida on eBay Motors, and it is one green machine – just not in the modern sense. The seller claims that this beast has had just two ...

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    Read This: Ten years later, Lansing takes a fond look back at Oldsmobile
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    Ten years ago, one of the world's oldest auto manufacturers shut its doors for good. Oldsmobile had a rough final decade, typified by falling sales and the adoption of badge-engineered models that made them a tough sell against too-similar brands like Pontiac or Chevrolet with more rabid ...

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    Video: Jay Leno bangs up his own Toronado in GT6
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    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 ...

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    Video: Motor Trend does the Cuban classic car thing
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    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 ...

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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: The Batmobile before the first Batmobile
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    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 ...

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

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    Classic car buyer reunites man and machine after 46 years
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    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 ...

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    Smithsonian asks public to vote on cars for American History display
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    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 ...

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    GM's Ed Welburn finally drives Oldsmobile Aerotech record-breaker he designed
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    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 ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado GT surprisingly awesome as camper
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    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 ...

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    Video: Reverse spin should be a standardized performance test
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    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 ...

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    The Autoblog Weekender: Motley Fools edition
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    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 ...

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

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    eBay Find of the Day: George Barris Oldsmobile Toronado 67X
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    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 ...

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    GM recalling 1.4 million passenger cars over potential engine fires
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    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 ...

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

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    1906 RE Olds Model A mini finally returns to Lansing, Michigan
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    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 ...

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