1940s Classic Oldsmobile Cars

The 1940s Classic Oldsmobile Cars Channel covers popular antique Oldsmobiles from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of 1940s classic Oldsmobile cars.


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1949 Oldsmobile 76 Station Wagon

The 1949 Oldsmobile 76 station wagon was the last of a dying breed -- the wood-paneled family wagon. The costly and time-consuming maintenance required for wood bodies posed problems. See pictures and explore this collectible car.

1940 Oldsmobile Series 90 Custom Cruiser Sedan

The 1940 Oldsmobile Series 90 Custom Cruiser Sedan moved Oldsmobile into what we would now call the "near-luxury" market. If the four-door car had a weakness it had to be the old 257.1-cid L-head straight eight. Check out this classic car.

1948-1949 Oldsmobile Futuramic 98

Oldsmobile rocked the postwar market with a three-pronged attack: all-new Futuramic styling in 1948 plus a modern overhead-valve V-8 and a sleek new Holiday hardtop convertible. Even the dash had new styling. Learn more about this classic redesign.

1949 Oldsmobile Futuramic 98 Holiday

The 1949 Oldsmobile Futuramic 98 Holiday featured high-quality materials and craftsmanship plus excellent performance. It was also one of the industry's first hardtop convertible. Find out more about this classic.

1949-1950 Oldsmobile Futuramic 88

The 1949-1950 Oldsmobile Futuramic 88 offered plenty of power and performance plus good quality and good looks. One of Detroit's first muscle cars, this model sported a new high-compression overhead-valve V-8. Learn about this classic car.

1946-1947 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98

The 1946-1947 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 98 offered few mechanical changes from before World War II but did develop upon its styling. Learn about this fast car and its specifications.