1972 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 CONVERTIBLE - 97567 Sold* at Scottsdale 2011 - Lot #1346 1972 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/97567/97567_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1346

1972 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2011
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1346
Year 1972
Make OLDSMOBILE
Model 442 W30
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 3J67X2M220110
Exterior Color GREEN
Interior Color WHITE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 455
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1346 - Oldsmobile 442's could be ordered with the W30 option which included the potent L77 455cid engine that produced 300hp and 410ft/lbs of torque, low restriction dual exhausts, lightweight aluminum intake manifold, the W25 fiberglass ram air hood, posi-traction differential with 3.42:1 gears and heavy duty cooling. Due to the low vacuum at idle, air conditioning was not available and power brakes were only available with an automatic transmission. Only 113 W30 convertibles were made in 1972, making this a very rare option. To make this particular car unique, there were only 80 W30 convertibles made with the Turbo Hydromatic 400 transmission. The rare color combination of Sequoia Green with white interior and white convertible top make this a truly stunning automobile. This exquisite automobile is a true three owner car, originally purchased in Atlanta, Georgia then moved to Barrington, Illinois, and then to its latest home in Elgin, Illinois since 1996. Features 51,400 original miles, sport steering wheel, Hurst dual-gate shifter, rally pack gauges, SS 1 rally wheels, reproduction Goodyear polyglas tires, original spare tire never mounted, 3.73 posi-traction differential. 2005 Oldsmobile Club of America Class Winner. Documentation includes Broadcast car, Protect-O-Plate and all owner's manuals.
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