1950-1953 Oldsmobile Models, Prices, Production

The 1950-1953 era was a significant one for Oldsmobile. Sales were artificially low in 1951 and 1952 due to government restrictions in place for the Korean War, but at the end of this stretch, Oldsmobile saw large increases in sales fueled mostly by the popular Rocket engine. Here are specifications for the 1950-1953 Oldsmobile:

1951 Oldsmobile Super 88 two-door sedan
The $2,084 base price of a 1951 Super 88 two-door
sedan included a 135-horsepower "Rocket" V-8.

1950 Oldsmobile 76 Models, Prices, Production

76
(wheelbase 119.5 inches)
Weight
Price
Production
club coupe
3,412
$1,735
2,499
Deluxe club coupe
3,424
1,803
1,126
2-door club sedan
3,432
1,761
4,654
Deluxe 2-door club sedan
3,444
1,8291,919
2-door sedan
3,434
1,777
3,865
Deluxe 2-door sedan
3,446
1,845
2,489
4-door sedan
3,464
1,835
10,871
Deluxe 4-door sedan
3,476
1,903
9,159
Holiday hardtop coupe
3,493
2,019
144
Deluxe Holiday hardtop coupe
3,505
2,124
394
convertible coupe
3,726
2,151
973
4-door station wagon
3,762
--
121
Deluxe 4-door station wagon
3,774
2,520
247
Chassis
--
--
169
Total 76


38,630

1950 Oldsmobile 88 Models, Prices, Production

88 (wheelbase 119.5 inches)WeightPrice
Production

club coupe

3,616 $1,899
10,684
Deluxe club coupe
3,627
1,977 10,772
2-door club sedan
3,640 1,925 15,144
Deluxe 2-door club sedan
3,651 2,003 16,388
2-door sedan
3,644 1,941 23,889
Deluxe 2-door sedan
3,655 2,019 26,672
4-door sedan
3,672 1,999 42,882
Deluxe 4-door sedan
3,683 2,077 100,810
Holiday hardtop coupe
3,697 2,183 1,366
Deluxe Holiday hardtop coupe
3,708
2,288
11,316
convertible coupe
3,915
2,315
9,127
4-door station wagon
3,951
--
1,830
Deluxe 4-door station wagon
3,962
2,683
552
Chassis
--
--
2
Total 88

271,434

1950 Oldsmobile 98 Models, Prices, Production

98
(wheelbase 122.0 inches)
Weight
Price
Production
2-door club sedan 3,854 $2,246 2,270 
Deluxe 2-door club sedan 3,881 2,340 9,719 
4-door Town Sedan 3,889 2,288 255 
Deluxe 4-door Town Sedan 3,926 2,382 1,523 
4-door sedan 3,925 2,320 7,499 
Deluxe 4-door sedan 3,952 2,414 72,766 
Holiday hardtop coupe 3,955 2,404 317 
Deluxe Holiday hardtop coupe 3,982 2,404 7,946 
convertible coupe 4,332 2,7933,925 
Chassis  ---- 
Total 88   106,222
Total 1950 Oldsmobile   416,286 

1951 Oldsmobile 88 Models, Prices, Production

88
(wheelbase 119.5 inches)
Weight
Price
Production
2-door sedan
3,649
$1,922
11,792
4-door sedan
3,676
1,982
22,848
Total 88


34,640

1951 Oldsmobile Super 88 Models, Prices, Production

Super 88 (wheelbase 119.5 inches)
Weight
Price
Production
club coupe 3,718
$2,041
7,328
2-door sedan 3,731
2,084
35,898
4-door sedan 3,773
2,143
94,822
Holiday hardtop coupe 3,796
2,359
144,911
convertible coupe 3,986
2,468
38,542
Chassis -- -- 1
Total Super 88


156,394

1951 Oldsmobile 98 Models, Prices, Production

98
(wheelbase 122 inches)

Weight
Price
Production
4-door sedan
3,930
$2,408
78,122
Holiday hardtop coupe
3,916
2,398
17,292
convertible coupe
4,274
2,795
4,468
Total 98
  100,519
Total 1951 Oldsmobile
  291,553

1952 Oldsmobile Deluxe 88 Models, Prices, Production

Deluxe 88
(wheelbase 120.0 inches)
Weight
Price
Number built
2-door sedan
3,716
$2,246
6,402
4-door sedan
3,777
2,311
12,215
Total Deluxe 88


18,617

1952 Oldsmobile Super 88 Models, Prices, Production

Super 88 (wheelbase 120.0 inches)
Weight
Price
Production
club coupe
3,748
$2,329
2,050
2-door sedan
3,755
2,379
25,442
4-door sedan
3,809
2,445
75,599
Holiday hardtop coupe
3,802
2,655
16,417
convertible coupe
4,028
2,83316,417
Total Super 88

124,670

1952 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Models, Prices, Production

Ninety-Eight (wheelbase 124.0 inches)
Weight
Price 
Production
4-door sedan
3,920
2,767
58,550
Holiday hardtop coupe
4,035
3,001
14,150
convertible coupe
4,271
3,207
3,544
Chassis
--
--
1
Total Ninety-Eight
  76,245
Total 1952 Oldsmobile
  219,532 

1953 Oldsmobile Deluxe 88 Models, Prices, Production

Deluxe 88 (wheelbase 120.0 inches)Weight
Price
Number built
2-door sedan
3,768
$2,262
12,400
4-door sedan
3,803
2,327
20,400
Total Deluxe 88


32,800

1953 Oldsmobile Super 88 Models, Prices, Production

Super 88 (wheelbase 120.0 inches)
Weight
Price
Production
2-door sedan
3,794
$2,395
37,342
4-door sedan
3,841
2,462
124,787
Holiday hardtop coupe
3,830
2,673
37,693
convertible coupe
4,072
2,853
8,310
Chassis
--
--
2
Total Super 88
  208,134 

1953 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Models, Prices, Production

Ninety-Eight (wheelbase 124.0 inches)
Weight
Price
Production
4-door sedan
3,958
$2,756
64,431
Holiday hardtop coupe
4,066
2,992
27,920
convertible coupe
4,283
3,199
7,521
Fiesta convertible coupe
4,619
5,715
458
Total Ninety-Eight
  100,330
Total 1953 Oldsmobile
  341,264

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