1968 Oldsmobile Toronado 455 Rocket V8 Blue Automatic Coupe

1968 Oldsmobile Toronado .

Condition: Used
Make: Oldsmobile
Model: Toronado
Trim: .
Doors: 2 Doors
Year: 1968
Mileage: 91455
VIN: 394878M601849
Color: Blue
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: Blue
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Middleville, Michigan, United States
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Description for Oldsmobile Toronado 1968

This 1968 Oldsmobile Toronado is V8-powered with front-wheel drive and over 500 lb ft of torque. In ‘68 a sleek front end was restyled and carried the 455 V-8 beneath the hood instead of the earlier Toronado's 425.

All factory stock and original. Great running and driving with correct and original Rocket V/8, and automatic transmission. Excellent, straight body with very presentable original paint.Well equipped with vinyl roof, Factory Air, power steering & brakes, dual exhaust, AM-FM Wonderbar radio, power windows, power seats, and power antenna. Excellent interior with combination cloth and vinyl. Clearly stored indoors and well cared for.

Some favour 1966 or 1967 models, but 1968 saw the optional 400bhp engine and front disc brakes, which really made a difference in stopping this 2.5 tonne cruiser. This particular car - a 1968 Toronado Coupe for sale through eBay and also available in-person at our location in Middleville, Michigan- isn’t the GT model, but it still brings 375bhp and over 500 torques of tyre-slaying fury, and is an all-original survivor in great shape with 91,455 miles on the clock. Even the factory air conditioning is functional, and that sea-blue interior is certainly full of 1960s nostalgia.

The earlier cars from the ‘60s are also definitely keepers of the bunch, but for a classic that you will actually be driving, I would trade the 1966/67 design for the updated brakes on the 1968 all day, everyday. The Toronado is more of a cult car than a mainstream hit, but that also makes it a great 1960s muscle car that’s both unique, affordable, and well-mannered considering the front-wheel drive.

Not advertising this as completely pristine and hope we have this Toro listed at a fair figure for someone to really enjoy this piece of interesting American automotive history!

Vin Decode: 394878M601849

Year: 1968

Division: Oldsmobile

Series: Toronado

Body: 2dr Coupe

Plant: Lansing, Michigan

Serial Number: 601849

Manufacturer's specifications

Engine: 1968–70 - 455 cu in (7.5 L) OHV V8

Power: 1968–70 - 375 hp (280 kW) @ 4400 rpm, 400 (298 kW) @ 5000 rpm with option code W-34

Torque: 1968–70 – 510 lb⋅ft (690 N⋅m) @ 3000 rpm, 500 lb⋅ft (680 N⋅m) @ 3200 rpm with option code W-34

Transmission: 3-speed automatic, Turbo-Hydramatic 425 (THM-425)

Final drive ratio: 1968–70 - 3.07:1

Wheelbase: 119 in (3,000 mm)

Overall length: 1968 - 211.6 in (5,370 mm), 1969–70 - 214.8 in (5,460 mm)

Overall height: 52.8 in (1,340 mm)

Overall width: 78.5 in (1,990 mm)

Track, front/rear: 63.5 in (1,610 mm) / 63 in (1,600 mm)

Weight, shipping/curb: 4,311 lb (1,955 kg)/ 4,496 lb (2,039 kg)

Weight distribution, front/rear (%): 60.3/39.7

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