Fascinating Finds: 1954 Oldsmobile F-88 Idea


Immediately’s ClassicCars TV characteristic was one for the dreamers nearly 70 years in the past: the 1954 Oldsmobile F-88 idea automotive. With hopeful and optimistic post-war attitudes characterizing the brand new decade, this relic from GM’s Motorama completely captured the zeitgeist of what was to return for the remainder of the last decade. Using such elements as a Corvette chassis, 324cid Rocket V8, and Hydra-Matic Tremendous Drive transmission, the F-88 hit a pleasant stability between dream and manufacturing vehicles. Although the Olds by no means achieved manufacturing standing, a number of of the F-88’s stylistic parts would seem on manufacturing Oldsmobiles within the ensuing years. This Motorama roadster is exceptional in that the majority idea vehicles have been destroyed when the present season was over.

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