1971 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 CONVERTIBLE - 162308 Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #1377 1971 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/162308/162308_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1377

1971 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2014
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1377
Year 1971
Make OLDSMOBILE
Model 442 W30
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 344671M151099
Exterior Color YELLOW
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 455
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1377 - Fully restored and one of 110 W30 convertibles produced in 1971. This example is fitted with the W30 and the M40 transmission. Of those 110 convertibles, only 78 had the Hurst-shifted automatic. Matching numbers W30 engine package, 455cid engine, transmission and rear end. All W30 engines were assembled, fully balanced and blue printed from the factory, or, as Oldsmobile called them, "Select Fit." The W30 special 455 has special cylinder heads, special high-lift cam and rare aluminum intake with high CFM special Rochester carburetor, high flow exhaust manifolds and functioning Ram Air hood. The W30 also benefitted from special suspension and brake upgrades, as well as the appearance package with its easy to spot red inner fenders, special W30 painted stripes and W30 fender emblems, GM of Canada documentation which is the most solid documentation available along with the original Build Sheet. Beautiful, correct restoration in desirable colors highlight this luxury powerhouse. This is an extremely rare automobile with its original matching numbers W30 455 engine. From the Michael Jenkins Collection. Included photo documentation and owners manual.
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