This 1946 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98 sedan was part of the Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98 series.
1946 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98 sedan

The 1946-1947 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98 was a postwar carryover of Oldsmobile's top-line series on the same long chassis. Mechanical specifications were unchanged, but the series featured improved styling, especially up front where the complicated prewar grille was replaced by a simpler bar affair.

Pluses of the 1946-1947 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98:

  • More available and affordable than prewar models
  • Fine high-speed cruisers

Minuses of the 1946-1947 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98:

  • Holdover styling
  • Body and trim pieces now in short supply

Production of the 1946-1947 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98:

  • 1946 2-door club sedan: 2,459; 4-door sedan: 11,031; convertible: 874
  • 1947 2-door club sedan: 8,475; 4-door sedan: 24,733; convertible: 3,940

Specifications of the 1946-1947 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98:
Wheelbase, inches: 127.0
Length, inches: 213.0
Weight, pounds: 3,680-4,075
Price, new: $1,762-2,307

Engines for the 1946-1947 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98:

Type Size Horsepower Years
sv I-8 257.1 cid 110 1946-1947

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