1968 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight

If you bought a Ninety-Eight in the late sixties you were buying a luxury car that rivaled the Buick Electra, Chrysler New Yorker or Cadillac's Calais and deVille. 

This 1968 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight 4-door hardtop (Holiday Sedan) was one of 5 models in the Ninety-Eight Series.

Clearly a car that's been garage kept and garaged kept all of its life, this Oldsmobile has just 74,000 original miles on the clock.

1968 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Rear view

Rear 3/4 view

With a wheelbase of 126 inches, this luxury car sat at just over eighteen and a half feet long.

Although this car was produced firmly in the sixties you can see where things were headed in the seventies.

1968 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Interior

Luxurious interior

Under the hood there is a 455 cubic inch "Rocket" V8 engine that outputs 365 horsepower. This is connected to a Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 automatic transmission. Both were standard on the 98.

Power brakes and power steering were also standard as are the power windows and front seat.  The AM/FM stereo in this car was an option costing $238. In addition the original owner of this Ninety-Eight also opted for a stereo tape player (8-track) at $133.76. They also spent a further $121 on the vinyl roof.

1968 Oldsmobile 98 Dash

Dash with wood effect inlays

Oldsmobile produced 21,147 Ninety-Eight 4-door hardtops for the 1968 model year. Base price was $4,422.

This Oldsmobile is currently for sale on eBay. (follow the link for even more photos)

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