1960 oldsmobile 98 holiday coupe
04 Sep

1960 Oldsmobile 98 “Bubble Top” Coupe

eBay Listing: 1960 Oldsmobile 98

The 1959-1960 Oldsmobile 98 and Super 88 was more of Oldsmobile’s biggest and brawniest, defining GM’s time of the “Linear Look” years. A stronger, new semi-unitized body/frame structure (aft of the cowl) help create an aesthetically pleasing design despite the obvious dimensional increases and much greater glass areas. Simpler “Balanced Design” styling with new lower-body sheetmetal identified the 1960s, which continued the economy trend (begun in ’58) with still lower numerical axle ratios.

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This Olds 98 “Holiday Coupe” was built in both Lansing, Michigan and Linden, New Jersey back in the heyday of this now defunct automaker and ordered with every available option — power windows, power seats, A/C, leather trimmed interior, and AM radio that has controls for left/right balance and even bass volume.

Standard equipment included Safety V steering wheel, turn signals, air scoop brakes, electric windshield wipers, safety-spectrum speedometer, carpets with rubber inserts, padded dash, courtesy lamps, wheel trim rings, Star-lite headliner, two-speed windshield wipers, chrome roof side moldings, Jetaway Hydramatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, windshield washers, electric clock, and deep twist carpeting.

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Recently tuned and tested, this Camelot era Olds 98 has the largest available engine offered for this year — a 394 cubic inch Rocket V8 with a factory rating of 351 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. Not to be confused with the Roto Hydromatic, this car has the smooth shifting and trouble-free Jetaway Hydramatic transmission. All the mechanicals have been refreshed with new fluids and tested with light mileage to local “cruise-ins”and classic car shows to win awards.

Picture yourself driving this big and spacious 1960 Oldsmobile 98 Holiday Coupe

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  1. Stefan MULLER says:

    Hello, is this 1960 Oldsmobile 98 Coupe for sale? Thank you, best
    Stefan

  2. hello there nice car I have a dynamic 88 4 door I’ve had 30 years

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