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Acquired Taste: 425-V8 1967 Olds Delmont 88 Agonizes in Tennessee, Waiting for the Savior
Acquired Taste: 425-V8 1967 Olds Delmont 88 Agonizes in Tennessee, Waiting for the Savior

5 Jul 2024, 21:25 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / The two-door hardtop wasn’t a popular option in 1967, just as the entire Delmont range wasn’t; hence, it only lasted for two model years

 
1949 Oldsmobile 88: A Muscle Car and NASCAR Legend That's Surprisingly Cheap Today
1949 Oldsmobile 88: A Muscle Car and NASCAR Legend That's Surprisingly Cheap Today

30 Mar 2024, 21:03 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Considered by many the first muscle car ever introduced, the iconic Olds Rocket 88 can be a surprisingly affordable classic

 
1949 Oldsmobile 88 Spent 40 Years off the Road, Legendary Rocket V8 Fires Up
1949 Oldsmobile 88 Spent 40 Years off the Road, Legendary Rocket V8 Fires Up

22 Mar 2024, 13:45 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / This first-year Oldsmobile 88 spent no fewer than 40 years off the road. But that didn't stop the Rocket V8 from firing up again.

 
Fully-Restored '51 Oldsmobile 88 Will Cost You a New Chevy Blazer
Fully-Restored '51 Oldsmobile 88 Will Cost You a New Chevy Blazer

25 Feb 2024, 11:34 UTC · By: Cristian Gnaticov / Would you swipe right on this classic gem that seems to have come from a time capsule, or would you get something else instead?

 
1951 Oldsmobile 88 Has Tons of Swag, Would You Park It in Your Driveway?
1951 Oldsmobile 88 Has Tons of Swag, Would You Park It in Your Driveway?

10 Jan 2024, 12:38 UTC · By: Cristian Gnaticov / This first-gen Oldsmobile 88 underwent full restoration and has been with the same owner for the past 20 years. Would you buy it for the asking price?

 
Super-Rare 1975 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Convertible Survivor Flexes Incredible Mileage
Super-Rare 1975 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Convertible Survivor Flexes Incredible Mileage

26 Dec 2023, 13:18 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / 1975 was the last year of the Delta 88 Royale convertible, and one of the last examples is right here looking for a new heated garage

 
1959 Oldsmobile 88 Flexes Low Miles, You'll Fall in Love With the Looks
1959 Oldsmobile 88 Flexes Low Miles, You'll Fall in Love With the Looks

21 Dec 2023, 08:04 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / This Oldsmobile 88 is a classic in mint condition that needs nothing to let you enjoy a relaxing drive on a sunny Sunday

 
1950 Oldsmobile "Rocket" 88 Is an Unassuming Sleeper With a Big-Block Surprise
1950 Oldsmobile "Rocket" 88 Is an Unassuming Sleeper With a Big-Block Surprise

29 Nov 2023, 15:16 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Forget about the Pontiac GTO, the Oldsmobile "Rocket" 88 was America's first muscle car. This one's 455-powered hot rod too.

 
1958 Oldsmobile 88 Is a Survivor With Something Intriguing on the Odometer
1958 Oldsmobile 88 Is a Survivor With Something Intriguing on the Odometer

27 Oct 2023, 17:34 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / An all-original Oldsmobile that flexes an incredible condition is now looking for a new heated garage where it can hide from rain and snow

 
20 Ways Oldsmobile Revolutionized the Car Industry
20 Ways Oldsmobile Revolutionized the Car Industry

17 Sep 2023, 08:02 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / One of America's oldest automakers, Oldsmobile was shut down in 2004. But its legacy lives on thanks to countless iconic cars and innovative technologies.

 
1957 Oldsmobile 88 Parked for Decades Hides Rare Triple Carburetor Setup Under the Hood
1957 Oldsmobile 88 Parked for Decades Hides Rare Triple Carburetor Setup Under the Hood

13 Sep 2023, 15:20 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Offered in production models for homologation purposes, the J-2 soldiered on for two years. The powerplant was discontinued at the end of 1958.

 
1960 Oldsmobile Super 88 Emerges From a Barn After 40 Years With Surprisingly Low Miles
1960 Oldsmobile Super 88 Emerges From a Barn After 40 Years With Surprisingly Low Miles

4 Sep 2023, 07:15 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / This Olds Super 88 spent over four decades in a barn; the car still flexes the original V8 that was installed by Oldsmobile in 1960

 
1962 Oldsmobile 88 Rotting Away on Private Property Begs for Full Restoration
1962 Oldsmobile 88 Rotting Away on Private Property Begs for Full Restoration

30 Aug 2023, 08:23 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / This Olds 88 has been sitting for several years, but it continues to be a potential candidate for a complete restoration

 
Pontiac GTO Who? The Ultimate Guide to 1950s Muscle Cars
Pontiac GTO Who? The Ultimate Guide to 1950s Muscle Cars

27 Aug 2023, 08:19 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Forget about the GTO! These muscle cars arrived in showrooms long before Pontiac created the optional performance package for the LeMans.

 
1955 Oldsmobile Super 88 Parked 40 Years Ago Is a Drag-Racing Hero Awaiting Restoration
1955 Oldsmobile Super 88 Parked 40 Years Ago Is a Drag-Racing Hero Awaiting Restoration

16 Aug 2023, 15:37 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Drag raced in the Connecticut area in the 1960s and 1970s, this 1955 Oldsmobile Super 88 won no fewer than 31 NHRA events.

 
1957 Oldsmobile 88 Barn Find Hides Rare V8 Banned by NASCAR Under the Hood
1957 Oldsmobile 88 Barn Find Hides Rare V8 Banned by NASCAR Under the Hood

18 May 2023, 16:46 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Fitted with a trio of Rochester carburetors, the J-2 powerplant generated 300 horsepower and it was outlawed by NASCAR before it could win the championship.

 
Abandoned 1952 Oldsmobile 88 Gets First Wash in 60 Years, Shows Beautiful Patina
Abandoned 1952 Oldsmobile 88 Gets First Wash in 60 Years, Shows Beautiful Patina

15 Dec 2022, 16:49 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Come 2022 and the 88 doesn't get as much attention as it deserves. Just like the Hudson Hornet, it's overshadowed by other classics from the era

 
Massive Car Collection Emerges After 40 Years in a Firehouse, Includes Rare Gems
Massive Car Collection Emerges After 40 Years in a Firehouse, Includes Rare Gems

5 Oct 2022, 10:51 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The collection includes a dozen Ford Thunderbirds, seven Chevrolet Bel Airs, and a handful of Lincoln Continentals. And all of them are for sale.

 
Rare 1965 Oldsmobile Jetstar 88 Spotted in a Parking Lot, It's an Original Survivor
Rare 1965 Oldsmobile Jetstar 88 Spotted in a Parking Lot, It's an Original Survivor

27 Sep 2022, 16:15 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / The Jetstar 88 isn't particularly desirable, but because many of them were abandoned in junkyards, finding an all-original survivor in 2022 is very unlikely

 
1957 Oldsmobile 88 Yard Find Is All-Original, Flexes Super-Rare V8 Banned by NASCAR
1957 Oldsmobile 88 Yard Find Is All-Original, Flexes Super-Rare V8 Banned by NASCAR

15 Aug 2022, 15:21 UTC · By: Ciprian Florea / Introduced in 1957 to help Oldsmobile regain glory in the NASCAR series, the J-2 Rocket V8 was outlawed and went into the history books as a rare option