1965 Oldsmobile 442

Convertible

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1965
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Yellow
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: M434979
The 442 was born out of the competition between Pontiac Division and Oldsmobile. It began as a hasty response to the Pontiac Tempest GTO, which had proved to be an unexpected success midway through the 1964 model year. It was created by performance enthusiast and Oldsmobile engineer John Beltz (also responsible for the Toronado), aided by Dale Smith and Olds Chief Engineer Bob Dorshimer.
With the GTO receiving GM corporate sanction, Oldsmobile followed suit with a big-engine 442. The 1965 model was the first 442 to use a Hurst shifter, which was included when the HD 3 speed manual transmission was ordered. The heavy-duty three-speed was a mid-year introduction and used a floor shifter, unlike the early three-speed which used a column shifter.
Other touches added to the 1965 model were chrome b