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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Today's Rare Ride represents a landmark for the Oldsmobile brand and a somewhat unsuccessful luxury badge experiment for General Motors. Let's check out the rarely seen first-generation Oldsmobile Bravada. Rare Rides featured a Bravada way back in 2017 when this series was a spring chicken...
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    A few weeks ago, I started watching King of the Hill for the first time (I know, I was missing out) and it was a little disheartening to see just how applicable the show still was. All of the jokes about America's troubles still pretty much play. I feel the same way watching this video about...
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    It's the Cadillac of minivans. Or the Dustbuster of minivans. The Oldsmobile Silhouette was the luxury version of GM's plastic-bodied U-Vans, and it's dropped pretty far under the radar since the model went away not long enough ago. The 1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette was full of strangeness and...
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    At first glance, the Oldsmobile Cutlass FE3-X doesn't look all that different from the Grand National. But a pair of cylinders and your memory of one and not the other really tell the whole story. In 1986, Oldsmobile had a bit of a reputation, so they wanted to shake it with a trio of...
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    Not just any regular old Achieva, the SCX was a cut above its siblings. In adding actual performance to the SCX trim, the Oldsmobile brand had one last hurrah with a performance coupe. And someone's taken care not to drive this one much at all. By the early Nineties, General Motors saw it was...
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    FX's The Americans was set in the early 1980's, and focused on a family of deep-cover Soviet agents. Any series set during the Regan administration needs some great malaise cars, and here's one of the best. The Jennings family car was a 1977 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale, and now that the show is...
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    Hot new tech quickly becomes old, but that doesn't make it any less cool. In fact, cool old tech tends to get even cooler when other technologies catch up and let the existing stuff get better. One of those is the turbocharger. Now ubiquitous, it was rare just a decade ago. But 60 years ago, it...
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    It's believed to be from the mid-to-late '70s as a possible styling exercise for future iterations of the Oldsmobile Toronado. Chime in if you have info, either in the comments or jump through to the forum.
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    Our friends from AutoGuide have discovered an odd trademark application in the USPTO database. Turns out Sylvan Mackaness, from Florida, is trying to trademark the Oldsmobile and Pontiac names through his company, Olds Motor Works, Inc. Some of you may recognize Olds Motor Works as the same...
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