1951 Oldsmobile Other Super 88 Convertible
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|Engine:||303 CID Rocket V-8 engine with two-barrel carburet|
|Trim:||Super 88 Convertible|
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1951 Oldsmobile Other Super 88 Convertible for sale
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1951 Oldsmobile Super 88 ConvertibleProfessional frame-on restoration Chariot Red exterior with white power top and red leather interior 303 CID Rocket V-8 engine with two-barrel carburetor (135 hp) with dual exhaust Turbo Hydramatic three-speed automatic transmission Converted to a 12-volt electrical system Clock in steering wheel and dash-mounted compass with light Documentation includes owner's manual. an October 1987 “Cars & Parts” article on a similar example. original compass instructions and part of its box
Meet a survivor from those heady post-World War II days of prosperity and plenty. MotoeXotica Classic Cars is proud to present this 1951 Oldsmobile Super 88 Convertible. A professional frame-on restoration project. the main selling point in 1951 was the new Rocket V-8 engine. which replaced the long-running inline six of previous years.
Presented in Chariot Red with a white power convertible top. the car's paint is excellent with a brilliant luster. Likewise. the glass panes are in great condition. The vehicle's lights are haze-free and intact and it rolls on Coker Classic whitewall tires. sized 215/75R15 with Olds hubcaps. which are as shiny as the car's bumpers. The body panels are all straight and the white top is brilliant.
Inside are red stretch leather seats over tan carpeting. The seats look fantastic and contrast nicely with the carpeting. The red metal dashboard looks great and features a couple of surprises. a clock in the steering wheel and a dash-mounted compass with a light. There is also an AM radio in the dash. Unfortunately. after the car's electrical system was converted to 12-volts. the radio became inoperable. The big. three-spoke steering wheel with its silver trim ring looks great and the door panels blend with the rest of the interior's theme.
In 2015. the car received new brake shoes and two new hydraulic pumps were installed for the convertible top.
Oldsmobile introduced the 88 badge in 1949. It was named to complement the already-existing 76 and98. and took the place of the straight-8 engined 78 in the model lineup. The new car used the same new Futuramic B-body platform as the straight-6 engined 76 but paired it with the powerful new Rocket V8 engine. This combination of a relatively small light body and large. powerful engine made it widely considered to be the first muscle car. The Rocket 88 vaulted Oldsmobile from a somewhat staid. conservative car to a performer that became the one to beat on the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) circuits. It won six of the nine NASCAR late-model division races in 1949. 10 of 19 in 1950. 20 of 41 in 1952 and was eventually eclipsed by the low-slung. powerful Hudson Hornet. but it was still the first real “King of NASCAR. ” This led to increased sales to the public. There was a pent-up demand for new cars in the fast-expanding post-World War II economy and the 88 appealed to many ex-military personnel who were young and had operated powerful military equipment.
Also new for 1951 was the more upscale Super 88 line on the new GM B-body. which included restyled rear body panels. a more luxurious interior and a slightly longer 120-inch wheelbase as opposed to the 119. 5-inch wheelbase which had been standard since the 88's introduction. New was an I-beam frame. Standard features included a cigarette lighter. bumper guards. stainless steel moldings. a dome light and lined trunk and rubber floor mats. Options included stainless steel gravel shields. rear ash tray and foam seat cushions. power windows and power seats.
The 88 enjoyed a great success. inspiring a popular 1950s slogan. “Make a Date with a Rocket 88. and also a song. “Rocket 88. often considered the first rock-and-roll record. Starting with the trunk-lid emblem of the 1950 model. Oldsmobile would adopt the rocket as its logo. and the 88 name would remain in the Olds lineup until the late 1990s. almost until the end of Oldsmobile itself.
Documentation includes owner's manual. an October 1987 “Cars & Parts” article on a similar example. original compass instructions and part of its box. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Competition to this Oldsmobile in 1951 include Buick's Series 50 Super Dynaflow Convertible. Mercury's Merc-O-Matic Convertible and DeSoto's Custom Convertible Coupe.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis. Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 48. 12 miles. It is sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear title.
Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle. thank you.Specifications Asking Price: Miles: 48. 12 VIN: 518K17746 Year: 1951 Make: Oldsmobile Model: Super 88 Title: Clear Warranty: No Condition: Used Options: Engine: V8 Transmission: Automatic Body: Convertible Coupe Doors: 2 Doors Stock Number: 160905 Lot Number: Exterior: Red Interior: Red leather Video
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Motoexotica Classic Cars has been a part of eBay Motors since 1999 and has maintained a great reputation and 100% positive feedback. We would like to keep it that way for future customers! The Vehicle is being sold by a Licensed State of Missouri Dealer (Motoexotica Classic Cars. LLC). You will need to check with your local government for any special rules regarding these older vehicles passing any inspections. We will not be held liable for any vehicle not passing inspection.
The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis. Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales. whether through EBay or otherwise.Payment Terms
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We will not be responsible for buyer's remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. We are just being realistic; most of the cars we deal in are vintage and by their very nature will need TLC and some degree of attention sooner or later. These are not new cars and your expectation should not be of a perfect. new car. Once full payment has been received. Seller will email or fax a copy of clear title. Bill of Sale. Buyers Guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via email or fax. The fully-executed forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail within ten (10) days from date of final payment.Transportation
For a quote on shipping anywhere in the world. please feel free to email us at sales@Motoexotica. com or call 636-600-4600. We will give you an estimated cost for open and enclosed transport or overseas. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! Over the last several decades we have exported thousands of cars to Norway. Germany. Estonia. Puerto Rico. Hawaii. Alaska. Costa Rica. Brazil. British Columbia. Canada and many other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage or optional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo). We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at your nearest port and enjoy! Please note that we are not a transport company and only offer this service as a convenience to our customers. You are more than welcome to arrange your own shipping. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.Financing
We offer financing through many of the best lenders in the industry. They are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10. 00 to $500. 00. and flexible terms of up to 12 years. you can finance the car of your dreams. Call us at 636-600-4600 for additional details.Warranty
ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS. AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths. styles. tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore. despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition. we are not able to warranty a manufacturer's workmanship or previous owner's diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS. AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However. with all classic and exotic vehicles. the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
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