Lot #1301 - One of 1,304 cars built in 1971, this 442 had 95,000 miles on it when restored. Upgraded to Matador Red with 442 black stripes. This car has had an extensive frame-off restoration: The body was lifted, media-blasted, washed and etched; the body’s bottom, interior and cowl were painted black before placing it back on the frame. It has an NOS stone shield with a restored original 442 grille and an NOS 442 grille. NOS fenders were used, along with the rust-free California trunk lid and doors. The factory W25 Ram Air hood and breather are original. It has the matching-numbers 455ci engine, "OG" turbo 400 transmission and 3:23 posi-traction, the entire driveline was completely rebuilt and has the correct factory intake, carburetor, distributor and G-heads. Every part on this car has been restored to new condition; the frame, undercarriage, crossmember and many other parts have all been media-blasted and powder-coated. The differential housing was media-blasted, primed and painted, and all interior pieces large and small – right down to the glove box screws – have all been bead-blasted and/or repainted. The gas tank, pad, straps, gas lines, brake lines and other plumbing have been replaced using factory-correct bent lines from inline tube. The brakes have all-new calipers, pads, drums, shoes, and brake hardware and cables. It has the correct boxed rear control arms with rear sway bar and all new shocks. The under-hood wiring harnesses are all brand-new, as are the pads, cables and top well, along with the top hydraulic hoses. It has a black Legendary interior, including the carpet, seats and door panels. The dash was disassembled, freshly dyed and detailed. The car is very well-optioned, including SS1 wheels with NOS caps and trim rings, NOS sport steering wheel, tilt steering column, Rally Pack gauges, rebuilt AM/FM stereo radio and 8-track tape player, power trunk, power windows, power door locks, power driver’s seat, dual gate, light package, deluxe seatbelts, power brakes, hood lock, power steering and air conditioning. It also has a brand-new black convertible top and windshield, and all the stainless-steel trim has been restored and polished for show. It has won many awards, including Best of Class at the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Quad States, Best of Class at the Oldsmobile Nationals in 2012 (also winning the President’s Choice for Best Car), and Senior Best of Class at the 2013 Oldsmobile Nationals, earning the coveted "Senior Preservation Award," scoring a 998 out of 1,000.