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Auto Show - Supercar Sunday on September 9, 2018 - Woodland Hills, CA
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Engaging Customers To Speed Up The Buying Process - Autoline Spotlight Episode 4
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Published on Sep 10, 2018
One of the most dissatisfying aspects of buying a new car is how long the process takes, because it can last for hours. Anything that can speed up the process enhances customer satisfaction. Thankfully help is on the way. The panel discusses practices that dealerships and lenders are starting to adopt. And they look at future steps that could streamline the buying process.

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2018 Koenigsegg Regera - Jay Leno’s Garage
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Published on Sep 9, 2018
Christian von Koenigsegg brings Jay the latest hugely-anticipated, luxury megacar which features over 1,500 horsepower and his patented Direct Drive Transmission. If that wasn't enough, the Regera is joined by the World's Fastest Production car: the Agera RS! Tune in to CNBC on September 13th, 2018 to see Jay and Christian drive the Agera RS!
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My bike builds go to Rice O Rama Bike show.2018
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Published on Sep 11, 2018
took some of my past home made builds to a bike show in spencer mass rice o rama bike show and got to run them around the track, had a great time and met some great people, this video is showing the prepping of the bikes and some of the event itself.
 

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What happens when you run your battery out on an ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE
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Published on Sep 11, 2018
When I got the opportunity to do a video in my First Ride series on a Zero motorcycle I jumped at the opportunity because I had never gotten to ride an electric bike before ( much less Zero's FXS 7.2 which is the supermoto style bike). This is the second, not so fun, part of the ride we went on when the battery in the bike drops under 50% and I REALLY start to realize what this whole range anxiety is with electric vehicles. And trust me, you don't want to know what it feels like when you get under 10% on your vehicle battery!

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Gassers 5 Rev Fest Car Show 2018
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2018 Gassers 5 Rev Fest Cat Show at The Automobile Driving Museum El Segundo Ca, With lots of V8 Rumble Engine Revving and Some Tire Smoking Burn outs I Do think you will enjoy this video ;) #rodderfiles
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Tour Of My Diagnostic Cart
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Published on Sep 12, 2018
Today we are taking a look at a Automotive Technician's Diagnostic Cart.
 

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HUGE! $500 Japanese Tool Haul
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Published on Sep 8, 2018
As I am a lover of quality tools from the world over, today I present to you a huge $500 japanese tool haul. Most of the items you see in this video were ordered directly through amazon japan and shipped to america. Featured are brands like Koken, KTC, Tone, Asahi, and Nepros. Enjoy!
 

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Volkswagen Beetle to end production in 2019
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Volkswagen will end production of its retro Beetle next year, 70 years after the original first came to the United States. Production of the Beetle is scheduled to end in July 2019.

Sales of the third-generation car have been on the decline, with just over 15,000 finding homes last year. The automaker is releasing a special Final Edition of the car to mark the occasion, which will be available in beige or blue, as were the last of the Type 1 cars manufactured at the same facility in 2003.


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Outrageous Penthouse Upgrade! Supercar Life In Whistler!
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Published on Sep 15, 2018
Heading to Whistler with some of Vancouver's best supercars, eating the best service station hot dog and getting upgraded t the penthouse!

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DRAG RACE: McLaren 675LT vs AMG GT R vs Aston Martin GT8
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Published on Sep 15, 2018
It's time to put the Shmeemobiles head to head in a drag race! To celebrate Carwow joining the 1 million subscriber club, I joined them at the runway for some races which included a chance to put three of mine up against one another: the McLaren 675LT Spider, Mercedes-AMG GT R and Aston Martin Vantage GT8! So, let's go, which will win?

To pilot the cars I am joined by BenzeneBen and Joe Achilles, where we have an open stretch of approximately 1/4 mile to put the three cars alongside one another for the race you've all been asking for. Perhaps the results are reasonably predictable but then it's certainly interesting in the way they go about it. All three cars are powered by V8 engines but with a number of variations between their setups in terms of position, gearbox and roofs.

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Snap On 4K Camera ! New Tools and The BIG GAW is today
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Published on Sep 14, 2018
Snap On 4K camera, and some new tools PLUS the big GAW drawing is today for the AR-15, Traxxas Truck and a Crossbow.
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MATCO TOOL TRUCK TOUR: Texas Twister
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Published on Sep 15, 2018
Michael shows off a cool soldering tool and the Texas Twister air hammer attachment.

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Published on Sep 14, 2018
I think this was one of the biggest Fridays in years at, NSRA Northeast Nationals, Burlington, Vt. The weather was warm and sunny and a lot of gorgeous cars showed up.
 

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Gramps 1956 F-100 classic street rod truck - Lost in the 50s series with Samspace81
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Published on Sep 15, 2018
Check out Gramps stunning street rod 1956 Ford F-100 Pickup Truck // Tunedport Fuel-Injection system (chromed) on 350 cubic inch V8, Tilt front end // Corvette IRS // Overdrive Trans // Alpine Green // Leather Interior // Updated Gauge Cluster // 4-Wheel-Disc-Brakes // filmed in Emory, Texas at the 21st Annual Classic Cars on the Square September, 2018 - Lost in the 50s with Samspace81

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IT'S HERE! Finally Collecting My Focus RS Heritage Edition
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Published on Sep 16, 2018
It's finally time to head to Essex Ford to collect my brand new Ford Focus RS Heritage Edition! It's one of just 50 cars built and comes from factory with the Mountune FPM 375 package. What would be better then than to jump in my project Red Edition to pick up the new ecoBeast for a convoy back home!

Having shown you the new car a few months ago I decided to delay collection so that it could wear a UK '68' registration to pay tribute to the 1968 car that the car is built to honour on its 50th anniversary. That meant I could only pick it up in September due to the peculiar number plate system but that fit perfectly to bring out the now modified Red Edition to come meet its very special sibling at the dealership.

The Heritage Edition is so rare that any dealer that got one, only got a single car, and is finished in the exclusive Tief Orange paintwork found on the 1968 Escort mk1. In terms of the Shmee150 garage, the Heritage will sit in the 'permanent' collection with the current 675LT and GT8 where it will be driven but will also be kept long term as part of the special fleet. The reason for two Focus RS models in the garage is very much for different purposes; the Heritage represents a truly special stock item that will be part of my car collection, whereas the Red is a fun project to explore, experiment and no doubt spend a lot of time in garages having bits and pieces done along the way.

To celebrate the collection day, we've arranged a giveaway with Richbrook where you can win a Ford goodie bag by signing up to the Shmee150 shop newsletter - and also get all the latest news and offers by doing so. https://shmee150.com/shop/newsletter/

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The 2019 Subaru Ascent Is the Subaru SUV We've All Been Waiting For
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Published on Sep 13, 2018
The 2019 Subaru Ascent is the Subaru SUV we've all been waiting for -- and today I'm reviewing the Subaru Ascent to show you why the 2019 Ascent is a great midsize family SUV.

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NEW MATCO FLYER: 9/18-10/7/2018
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Published on Sep 16, 2018
Matco Flyer For Sept 18 Through October 07, 2018
Lots of new tools on sale and awesome promo deals PLUS Breast Cancer Awareness

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glendale old town cruise & car show 20181
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Jim Caviezel's 2014 Shelby GT500 Super Snake - Jay Leno’s Garage
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Published on Sep 16, 2018
Jim Caviezel was inspired to make this 850 horsepower tribute car in collaboration with Chip Foose to honor the fallen heroes of Extortion 17 and those that gave their lives protecting this country.
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Transition Time: Volkswagen Announces "Electric For All" Campaign


by Tyler Durden
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:00


Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk,

Volkswagen is transitioning away from diesel. Today it announced "Electric for All".



With a world premiere of a new modular electric drive matrix, Volkswagen Launches ELECTRIC FOR ALL Campaign.

As part of the ELECTRIC FOR ALL campaign launched today, the brand will be putting attractive models at affordable prices on the road, paving the way for the breakthrough of electric vehicles. The electric offensive is based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB), a technology platform developed specifically for electric vehicles.

The MEB is the key to the “electric car for all”: it enables a hitherto unachievable price-service ratio and will be instrumental in transforming the electric vehicle from a niche product into a bestseller. Brand Board Member for E-Mobility Thomas Ulbrich commented: “We will make electric vehicles popular and get as many people as possible excited about electric cars. The MEB is one of the most important projects in the history of Volkswagen – a technological milestone, similar to the transition from the Beetle to the Golf.”

Furthermore, the MEB bundles Volkswagen’s entire production knowledge: it is not a platform for vehicles with combustion engines that has been retroactively modified, but has from the outset been designed to be 100 percent, uncompromisingly electric. As Ulbrich put it: “Our Modular Transverse Toolkit already proved Volkswagen is one of the most successful platform developers in the auto industry. Now, we’re transferring this know-how and this strategy to the electric age. By the end of 2022, four Group brands will be ramping up 27 MEB models worldwide, ranging from compact cars to the lifestyle Bulli. That is something quite unique.”

All members of the ID. family are designed for fast charging. Using fast charging systems, the battery can be charged 80 percent in about 30 minutes thanks to a completely new, significantly more powerful battery system developed by Volkswagen Group Components. Senger explained: “The use of a new generation of high-performance batteries begins with the ID. models. Thanks to their modular design and the multi-cell format, these batteries can be installed in smaller or larger ID. models.”

Key Points
  • Electric vehicles at affordable prices with fast charging.
  • World premiere of the Modular Electric Drive (MEB) matrix is the key to the “electric car for all”
  • Board Member Thomas Ulbrich commented:“The MEB is one of the most important projects in the history of Volkswagen – a technological milestone, similar to the transition from the Beetle to the Golf”
  • Volkswagen plans to sell some 150,000 electric cars, including 100,000 ID. models made in Germany, by 2020
  • 10 million electric vehicles across the Group based on the MEB

Transition Time
A quick check shows the transition will not be immediate. According to CarSalesBase Volkswagen European sales peaked in 2015 at just over 1.7 million cars.

Volkswagen Car Sales by Region


Globally, Volkswagen is huge in China. 150,000 cars is but a tiny fraction of sales. But the announcement was just made. We are headed into 2019.

To go from 0 to 150,000 in just over a year is quite impressive.

Tesla Production Comparison
Tesla's goal is 6,000 model 3 cars a month, 72,000 a year.

It struggles to hit 4,000 a month, and quality control is poor.

Tesla Battery Comparison
According to Quora, Tesla Supercharging stations charge with up to 145 kW of power distributed between two adjacent cars, with a maximum of 120 kW per car. That is up to 16 times as fast as public charging stations; they take about 20 minutes to charge to 50%, 40 minutes to charge to 80%, and 75 minutes to 100%.

Assuming Volkswagen can meet its stated goal, a Tesla takes 40 minutes at a "supercharging station". Volkswagen anticipates an 80% charge in a half hour.

Competition
Tesla is about to have serious competition from Volkswagen. GM and Ford cannot be that far behind now.

Whatever lead Tesla appeared to have in batteries has now vanished.

In the US, adoption to electric will take a while, perhaps a decade. In Europe and China, the roll-out will be much faster.

The end is now in sight for gas-powered vehicles in much of the world.

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Here Are 15 Greatest Muscle Cars Built by the Legendary Oldsmobile

September 20, 2018



When General Motors announced they would kill the legendary Oldsmobile brand in 2004, automotive enthusiasts couldn’t believe their ears. They were one of the longest-serving American car manufacturers, producing over 35 million vehicles. Indeed, one of the most respectable names in the business was going away. It was hard to comprehend that news, but GM wasn’t joking. Oldsmobile was gone.

Certainly, there were significant economic reasons for that decision. In fact, it was obvious the company at the beginning of the 21st century was not the same as it was in the past. Modern times brought modern standards in design, technology and performance, but Olds just couldn’t keep up. GM probably did the right thing, but Oldsmobile’s departure left a big void in the hearts of millions of fans.


One of the reasons why Oldsmobile was a favorite was its muscle car lineup. This wasn’t just another car company that made and sold muscle cars. This was the brand that produced the first proto muscle car in 1949. This made Olds special in the muscle car universe as well as an iconic company in the segment.

Over the years, Oldsmobile produced some of the fastest, most powerful cars. And they continued to add to their performance portfolio almost to the end. Never extremely popular, Oldsmobile muscle cars were often a step above the rest of the field. And not just in terms of power, but also in terms of style, luxury and appearance. So here are the best, most memorable Oldsmobile muscle cars they ever produced.


1. 1949 Oldsmobile Rocket 88


For the 1949 model year, Oldsmobile presented two important things: the 88 model series and a new 303 CID V8 engine they called the Rocket V8. And both innovations would prove influential in Oldsmobile history. The 88 model was relatively light and compact, and the Rocket V8 was a hot engine with a two-barrel carburetor and 135 HP on tap.

The combination of a light body and powerful engine in the 1949 Oldsmobile 88 made it the first muscle car from Detroit. The 1949 Olds 88 enjoyed quite a success with customers and on the race track, too. It won six out of nine NASCAR races that year, proving competitive on the drag strips as well.

The car was the theme of one of the first rock and roll songs ever made, Rocket 88, by the Kings of Rhythm. All of this makes this car extremely influential in the automotive history and also in the history of rock.


2. 1961 Oldsmobile Starfire


Although Oldsmobile started the muscle car segment, it wasn’t active until 1961. This was when the rest of Detroit’s manufacturers introduced more powerful models. And they gained respect on the street as well as on the strips. Oldsmobile saw the potential, so they introduced the Starfire. This was their top of the line model featuring an engine from the bigger models.

All big Oldsmobiles used 394 V8s with 325 HP ratings. But in Starfire, the engine delivered 330 HP and gave the 1961 model its performance credentials. However, these models weren’t true muscle cars since they were more luxury machines. But they still delivered power, performance and looks. Those three features made the Starfire a great introduction to future Olds muscle models.


3. 1962 Oldsmobile Jetfire


Back in the early 1960s, Oldsmobile was known as an innovative company that was not afraid to introduce new systems in their cars. In those days, every GM division was competing to present something new and better. So, Oldsmobile chose turbocharging as the new technology they wanted to perfect.

The engineers took the compact F-85 model and kept its small 215 CID V8 engine that produced 185 HP. But, they also gave it a new forced induction intake system including a Garett turbocharger and a special Turbo Rocket Fuel tank. The tank consisted of distilled water, methanol and a corrosion inhibitor mixture that went into the fuel and air mixture to prevent detonation.

In those days, turbochargers were primitive and prone to detonation or pre-ignition, which could ruin the engine. But the Jetfire V8 included state-of-the-art technology, so initially, the market was interested. The new V8 delivered 215 HP, which was one HP per cubic inch. This made it one of the best performance cars of the day. With the 0 to 60 mph times of around eight seconds, it was almost as fast as the Corvette.

However, the Jetfire had problems from the beginning. But, most of the issues were owner-related. People praised the power delivery of the new Jetfire model. However, they weren’t used to the operating procedures of the turbo engine. So, some owners forgot to fill the Turbo Rocket Fuel tank with distilled water, methanol and a corrosion inhibitor mixture.

This caused a loss of power and even failure of the engine in the long run. Soon, the Jetfire had a bad reputation, despite praises from several automotive magazines. After two years and around 10,000, Oldsmobile killed the car and turbocharging technology. Today, only a few fans remember the mighty 1962 and 1963 Oldsmobiles.


4. 1964 Oldsmobile 442


Even though the Pontiac GTO takes all the credit as being the first modern muscle car, not many people know they presented the Oldsmobile 442 the same year. However, Oldsmobile was much more discrete about advertising a new model as an option on the Cutlass line. From the beginning, the 442 was marketed as the gentleman’s hot rod. It was an elegant, well-equipped muscle car with luxury appointments and reserved styling.

Yet it delivered a brutal performance. The name 442 caused a lot of controversies back in the day, but the meaning was simple. It was a four-barrel carburetor, four on the floor and a dual exhaust. However, you could order it with an automatic transmission.

But if you wanted the most out your 442, you would take the manual instead. The 1964 442 was an option on their midsized models on anything except for station wagons. Under the hood was the 330 V8 with 310 HP. And since it was an Oldsmobile, they built and equipped it slightly than similar cars from the rest the lineup.


5. 1965 Oldsmobile 442


The 442 met universal praise as a more refined and elegant alternative to the popular Pontiac GTO. The sales weren’t as good as Pontiac’s. Even so, Oldsmobile decided to invest in the muscle car class with a slightly restyled but mechanically upgraded 1965 model. Under the hood was the new 400 V8 engine with 345 HP and convincing performance. The sales rose to over 20,000, which showed Oldsmobile got it right with the 442.


6. 1966 Oldsmobile 442 W30


For 1966, the 442 got a mild refresh and five HP more. This meant the 400 V8 could produce 350 HP. This rating placed the Oldsmobile among the most powerful Detroit muscle cars back then. But the most interesting model was the W30. If you opted for that, you got special ram air induction with tubes going from the front bumper to the carburetors.

You also got a hotter cam and a few other go-fast options. But being a little conservative, Oldsmobile didn’t put any wild graphics or emblems on the car. So, although the W-30, was significantly faster than the regular model, it looked the same.

The price of the W-30 package wasn’t high, but people somehow overlooked this model. For that reason, they only made 54 of them. This is a small percentage from over 20,000 442s built for 1966 model year.


7. 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado


Back in the day, Oldsmobile represented the cutting-edge division of GM. This is because they presented models far ahead of their time. In fact, the company displayed power and style on the global market. And one such cutting-edge car is the 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado. This was a big, powerful personal luxury coupe with a twist since it was front wheel drive.

In those days, only a few imports were front wheel drive. And all domestic cars, regardless of the class or engine, were rear wheel drive. However, Oldsmobile wanted to introduce something else, so they constructed an ingenious FWD system. The designers drew a fantastic looking shape with a low roof and hidden headlights.

Also, the power came from a big block 455 V8 producing 385 HP. The Toronado was a success since it provided superb driving, which left its competitors in the dust. With 385 HP on tap and great handling, those Oldsmobile Toronados were full-size muscle cars. The first out of two generations were the best. However, future Toronados were just Cadillac Eldorados with a different grille.


8. 1967 Oldsmobile 442


Despite being a popular muscle car, Oldsmobile kept the 442 line as an option for the Cutlass until 1967 when it finally became a separate model. This meant the 1967 model had more options, several power levels and a long list of equipment. For starters, the 400 V8 produced 320 HP, but you could get a hotter 350 HP rating.

However, if you had an irresistible need for speed, you could opt for the rare W30 version. It included a lot of go-fast options and 360 HP. Although most muscle car experts argue those engines produced even more power, Oldsmobile remained a conservative brand.


9. 1968 Oldsmobile 442


For the 1968 model year, all General Motors intermediate cars got brand new bodies with new designs, longer wheelbases and wider tracks. The new look was cool with a sloping rear end in semi-fastback style. This was perfect for muscle cars and the new 442. But mechanically, things weren’t much different from the previous year.

The 400 engine was again standard with same power ratings. However, the engine was new with an updated bore and stroke as well as a bit more torque. Oldsmobile also concentrated on handling, presenting a more composed car than any of their rivals. Magazine testers loved the ability of the 442 to tackle corners and outbrake any other muscle car in its class.


10. 1968 Hurst Olds


One of the most successful collaborations between a major car company and a small aftermarket outfit was the deal between Hurst and Oldsmobile. Back in the late 1960s, Hurst transformed the Oldsmobile 442 into one of the fastest cars available on the North American market. And they equipped them with their famous shifter. But the finishing touch was its signature gold and white, or black and silver paint job.

At the time, Oldsmobile was under GM’s ban forbidding the company from putting engines larger than 400 CID in intermediate cars. This meant that the popular 442 model couldn’t receive the biggest available engines. And due to that, it was inferior to those Mopar muscle cars with engines of up to 440 CID. However, since Hurst was an independent company, GM rules didn`t apply.

So, Oldsmobile shipped partially disassembled 442s to Hurst where they installed the biggest engine Oldsmobile had, the mighty 455 V8 with 390 HP. The Hurst Olds package also got numerous other performance upgrades like the ram air induction system. The also added a heavy-duty suspension and brakes. Since the Hurst Olds was a limited production factory hot rod, it was quite expensive. Also, the convertible wasn’t available for 1968.


11. 1969 Hurst Olds 442 Convertible


The 1968 Hurst Olds were all coupes. But, in 1969, Hurst produced three convertibles for promotional purposes only. They were fully dressed in eye-catching gold and white paint schemes with white top and interiors, rear spoilers and Oldsmobile Rally style wheels. And those cars toured America promoting Hurst with Linda Vaughan, a famous muscle car pin-up girl.

They even had a big replica shifter on the back and a place for Linda to stand on while driving around the raceways doing promotional work. In 1969, Hurst Olds production was exactly 909 cars, including 906 regular coupes. They also built three crazy-looking convertibles with 455 V8 engines and 390 HP under the ram air hood.


12. 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W30


The 1970 model year was big for the Oldsmobile 442 and all GM muscle cars. General Motors lifted their corporate ban on putting engines bigger than 400 CID in intermediate bodies. So, all GM muscle cars, including the 442, got the big block and more power. But in 1970 the 442 got the mighty 455 V8 with 370 HP and 500 lb-ft of torque.

Since the 442 was more luxurious than other muscle cars, it was also somewhat heavier. This made it a little slower. However, it was still an extremely capable machine with 0 to 60 mph times of just 5.7 seconds. Also, the 1970 model got a mild redesign, more options and a stripes package.


13. 1970 Oldsmobile Rally 350


To fight the tightening regulations destroying the muscle car class, Oldsmobile introduced a bright yellow Rally 350 model. It was a clever way to avoid high insurance premiums with smaller yet still powerful 350 V8 engines producing 310 HP. This model was basically a 442 muscle car, but with a smaller engine and a lower price.

The most interesting feature was the yellow color along with the yellow bumpers, spoiler and wheel inserts. It looked like somebody dropped the Oldsmobile Cutlass in a tank of bright yellow paint. Other manufacturers introduced similar models, but this Oldsmobile is best known due to its unmistakable appearance.

However, the Rally 350 wasn’t a big success on the market despite clever engineering. In fact, they only built 3,547 of them in 1970. And although most Oldsmobile performance cars are famous among most car fans, they forgot about the Rally 350, so it is rare to see one today.


14. 1973-4 Oldsmobile 442


The new design, the Colonnade style coupe and the rising emissions and safety standards affected the 442 lineup that returned as an option on the midsize Olds lineup. The muscle car era was gone. But Olds fought back as one of the last powerful muscle cars.

The 455 was still available, but only with 300 HP in the expensive W30 package with the four-speed manual transmission. Despite the power, those models weren’t as fast or capable as earlier cars. And today, they are not as valuable or sought after by collectors.


15. 1979 Hurst Olds


Hurst returned with the 442 model in 1979. This was a highly unusual move since the muscle car era ended many years before. The 1979 model was a compact sized Cutlass with a Hurst treatment. Also, it had a white and gold paint job, a T-top option and lots of other goodies.

However, under the hood was a 350 V8 engine that delivered just 170 HP. That wasn’t much by any standards. However, it was significantly more than the 130 HP that the other Oldsmobiles provided.

(via Motor Junkie)

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