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1970 Oldsmobile 442, 89k Miles, Fast and Gorgeous!

$29,800

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This is a very nice example that is sure to help make its new caretaker many happy memories!

THE ESSENTIALS

This Oldsmobile 442 is a blast to drive.  This is a nice restoration of a low mileage original car.  Painted in the deep and rich colors of black with 442 gold striping, this represents the quintessential muscle car.  The engine has been completely and thoroughly rebuilt with many performance upgrades.

This example has the proper but non-numbers matching 455 CID V-8 and has benefited from various performance enhancements, such as headers, ignition and air flow upgrades.  This car is ready for show or go!!

The engine is a 455 cubic inch with a .03 overbore.  The rotating assemblies were thoroughly balanced and new pistons.  New water pump, fuel pump and oil pump, new camshaft and hydraulic lifters.  The intake manifold and heads are Edelbrock (aluminum performer heads).  They installed roller rockers which necessitated the new aluminum valve covers for additional clearance.   The horsepower is at least 450 and the torque is about 600 ft lbs.  Also updated was the power brake booster.   All of this work was completed within the past few months and less than 500 miles.

Review the photos and videos for more details.

We have little specifics on the cars history, but it is an authentic 442 that has the badging and options for the W-30 (but it is not a W-30).  The interior is largely original and looks very nice.  This reflects that the car has been well cared for over the years.

It was given a full gorgeous repaint and the chrome is very nice.  The black paint with gold striping looks sensational!  While competitive at regional car shows, it would not be a concours award winner.  This is, however, a complete crowd pleaser!!  Everyone who sees this falls in love with it and recounts their memories of a 442 in their youth!

This is a fabulous opportunity to own a nicely restored and sorted 442 for a reasonable value. Whether you are wanting a car to show or for weekend touring, this is a great investment value.  The NADA value guide shows the high retail value up to $43,700.  Please review the value guide as follows: http://www.nadaguides.com/Classic-Cars/1970/Oldsmobile/442/2-Door-Hardtop-Coupe/Values

For more details please call Harry at 602.245.7200 or email us at harry@classicpromenade.com.

1970 Oldsmobile 442, 89k Miles, Fast and Gorgeous!

$29,800

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1970 Oldsmobile 442, 89k Miles, Fast and Gorgeous!
1970 Oldsmobile 442, 89k Miles, Fast and Gorgeous!

$29,800

PRIVATE SALE STATUS
SELLER
VIEWS 19

Oldsmobile 442

Interesting Fact: The Oldsmobile 442 is a muscle car that was produced between 1964 and 1987. It was named the 442 due to its four-barrel carburetor, four-speed transmission, and dual exhausts.    The 442 had a tested 0-60 acceleration speed of 7.5 seconds and a top speed of 116 miles per hour. This vehicles nameplate…
Interesting Fact: The Oldsmobile 442 is a muscle car that was produced between 1964 and 1987. It was named the 442 due to its four-barrel carburetor, four-speed transmission, and dual exhausts.    The 442 had a tested 0-60 acceleration speed of 7.5 seconds and a top speed of 116 miles per hour. This vehicles nameplate was originally badged with a “4-4-2” rather than “442” as a reference to how it should be pronounced.   In the final years of the Oldsmobile 442’s life, sales dropped dramatically which forced the discontinuation of the model. It was revived in the early 90s as an add-on package to another vehicle model, but only 204 were sold in 1991 which caused another discontinuation. Even though sales plummeted at the end of its production, the Oldsmobile 442 is a popular find for car enthusiasts!  

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