1972 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 CONVERTIBLE - 181838 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #1151 1972 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/181838/181838_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1151   1972 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 CONVERTIBLE
Auction Scottsdale 2015
Status Sold
Lot 1151
Year 1972
Model 442 W30
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 3J67X2M233315
Exterior Color BAMBOO
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 455
Transmission 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Lot #1151 - The 1972 Olds 442 convertible was an appearance and handling option package available to upgrade a Cutlass Supreme convertible. An extra-priced option was the W30 options. Documented as one of 113 W30 convertibles built in 1972. This W30 has been fully restored, with extreme concern for originality. Wherever possible the original components were reused during the restoration. All body panels are original. It is a matching numbers car. All serviceable components were rebuilt over a five-year period. Approximately 100 test miles have been added since its 2014 completion. The W30 Package includes: high performance Rocket 455 V8 with 300hp, 410 ft/lbs of torque, 4 barrel carburetor, lightweight aluminum intake manifold, special low-restriction dual exhaust system, W25 dual intake, Force-Air fiberglass hood with special paint scheme, heavy-duty radiator, front disc brakes, 3.42:1 posi-traction rear axle, sport-style mirrors with remote control, body and deck lid striping, 442 radiator grille, black hood louvers, deck lid numerals, Rally suspension package, including heavy-duty front and rear springs and shocks, front and rear stabilizer bars and heavy-duty rear suspension control arms. Air conditioning was not available with the W30 option. This unique car is also equipped with automatic transmission, Rally Pac gauges and SSI Rally wheels.