Classics 1969 Hurst/Oldsmobile 442 Is Exclusive American Muscle
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Scott Holley used to race Porsches for 30 years before hanging up his helmet for a moment to build a car collection. Though he started out with American classics, his wife soon urged him switch his focus to Jaguars, which lead to the Holleys buying several E-Types and other gems from Coventry, including a 1963 […] The post Tour this vintage racer’s stunning Jaguar (and muscle car) collection appeared first on Hagerty Media.
Not many of these cars were made, and this one is genuine.
Back in the late 60s American automakers had muscle car fever. While Pontiac and Chevrolet had been the leaders in the horsepower wars, Oldsmobile finally got a piece of the action using its Cutlass lineup. However, the brand which had been left in the dust really turned heads when it built the 442 cars. to dial things up even further, thisfrom was created. One of the rarer muscle cars of the era, this is a hot collector’s item today.
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Estimates are that just over 900 of these cars were made, so the production run was quite limited, especially since this isn’t a European exotic. Documented in the Hurst Registry, this car is advertised as the real deal, which is nice to know since there are some very good copies out there.
It was a collaboration between Hurst Performance and Oldsmobile which produced these very special, potent versions of the highly respectable 442. Included on each one is the limited-edition Hurts conversion package. Each car could come with a unique combination of features from the 442, so you get some variance in what’s out there.
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As you can clearly see, this car wears the Cameo White with Hurst Gold stripes and black pinstripes quite well. The exterior and black interior are both quite original and in solid condition, so this is a collector’s dream come true.
Some rare options are included in this Hurst/Olds. Among them is factory air conditioning, a definite luxury you’ll appreciate for summer cruises. An automatic transmission is also in there, something you don’t see much in these cars.
This car is up for auction now, so it’s time toif you want a shot at it. Don’t forget Raleigh Classic Car Auctions has a nice selection of , so check those out as well.
Epic Tale Of A Rare 1969 Dodge Super Bee Finally Back Home After 14 Years .
Submitted into our Digital Concours car show, we just had to know the entire backstory behind Edgar Anderson's rare Mopar muscle car.Once they arrived at his father's home, the Super Bee was up in the air in the garage as his dad wrenched away under the car. Edgar fondly remembers his dad asking him to hand over tools as he worked under the vintage Mopar. This was Edgar's very first experience with sockets, wrenches, and screwdrivers, and it was a first with Dodge since his great-grandfather "Daddy King" owned a bright Canary Yellow Chrysler Cordoba that never left the garage.