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1960 Oldsmobile 88
$15,995
SELLER INFORMATION

Streetside Classics-Tampa
4610 Pet Lane
Tampa, FL
(813) 501-1630

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MILEAGE
34065

YEAR
1960

ENGINE
8 cyl.

LOCATION
Tampa, Florida

STOCK
1236-TPA

FULL SPECS

Year 1960
Mileage 34065
Engine 8 cyl.
Doors 4
Transmission Automatic
Make Oldsmobile
Model 88

88 1960

Title Status
Exterior Color Provincial White
Interior Color Gray/White

DESCRIPTION

This is a survivor-grade example of when American cars were long and sleek, and the stylists ruled the road. So look over all of this nearly unbelievably low-mileage 1960 Oldsmobile 88, and you'll realize how rare an opportunity this is.
With only a two-year production run, this is one of the rarest full-size Oldsmobiles around. The era of extra wide cars is showcased where each of the quad headlights has room for their own individual pod, and the hood is as long as the horizon. And the sheetmetal is absolutely an amazing design. A crisp line in the rear starts a style line that runs all the way around the car. And the trim does a fantastic job of mimicking the sleek roof line. But as amazing the Olds designers were in 1960, it's even more astonishing how well preserved this vehicle is. You're looking at what's believed to be the original Provincial White paint. While it's far from perfect, the character it carries today will wow people as you tell them it was the same that was applied 58 years ago at the Wilmington factory. But more than just survivor paint, you'll love how everything looks from the bumpers to the badging. And even the details are complete, including the wheel covers and the fender skirts that come with the sale.
The intricate pattern on the gray seat is the kind of thing that you just can't get repeated today, and so you take pride in showing it off. This one looks particularly well preserved, because averaging under 600 miles annually means far less time to add wear. And as a full-sized sedan, this is just as ready as ever to take family and friends along for the ride. But the driver is the one who gets to enjoy this Olds the most. The wraparound windshield and stylized two-spoke steering wheel gives you a commanding view of the whole road. It's the kind of thoughtful design that comes from an era when artists were working on interiors. And all of the components are in place from the extra wide speedometer to the AM radio so you get to experience this bright dash in all its glory.
A big sedan needs a big motor, and that's why it carries a correct 394 cubic-inch V8. In fact, we bet people will marvel at everything from the golden block paint to the aged decals in the engine bay. Thanks to their durable construction, Oldsmobile engines of this vintage are known for their reliability and longevity. Today the motor still fires up quickly and with a precision that's an instant reminder of Oldsmobile's quality reputation. This is a luxurious Olds 88, and so the driving experience is meant to be an easy one. That's why it comes with features like the three-speed automatic transmission, power steering, and power brakes.
Complete with a 1960 sales brochure, this was a very unique year to own an Olds. So if you don't act quickly, you might never see a survivor this great again. Call today!!!

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