For $10,890, drive an Olds Gutless

Finding a survivor ‘70s GM product, and then discovering it has one of the company's diesel engines under hood is sort of like starting a semester abroad and then finding out your roommate is Amanda Knox. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Pipe Olds Cutlass is just such a discovery, and like Amanda, its price might just… » 10/06/11 8:00am 10/06/11 8:00am

1974 Mercury Cougar vs 1974 Oldsmobile Cutlass: Two slow luxury cars…

In 1974 the Mercury Cougar and the Oldsmobile Cutlass were two strong contenders in the midsized luxury class. As this vintage Car and Track comparison shows, what these two cars lacked in performance they made up for with nice interiors and semi-acceptable handling. » 4/16/11 9:00am 4/16/11 9:00am

1968 Oldsmobile Hurst Cutlass is a “boulevard bully”

We've seen a few of Car and Track's "super car wring-outs" before, but in the words of host Bud Lindemann this week's 1968 Oldsmobile Hurst Cutlass might be "the silkiest bomb ever nestled between four wheels". Hint: It's a good thing. » 3/06/11 4:30pm 3/06/11 4:30pm

Swivel Buckets, 455 Cubes, and Terrifyingly Awesome Body Roll: The '73…

Swivel bucket seats were one of GM's greatest options, but they weren't just for show! Bajabusta has unearthed this review of the emissions-strangled 1973 Oldsmobile Cutlass for us. » 8/01/10 10:30pm 8/01/10 10:30pm

The Malaise Era Wasn't All Bad: Swivel Buckets In Your Cutlass!

Swiveling bucket seats in a '75 Cutlass— well, you can't argue with the soundness of that concept, no sir. But when you add reversible vinyl/cloth seat inserts? » 5/01/10 5:00pm 5/01/10 5:00pm

Another DOTS Car Takes The One-Way Trip From Alameda To The Junkyard

Remember the super-rough '71 Cutlass Supreme we saw down on the Alameda street over the summer? You can add it to the list of Doomed DOTS Cars, right after this '67 Cougar! » 11/15/09 1:00pm 11/15/09 1:00pm

1979 Offered Tough Choices: Cutlass Supreme, Cutlass Calais, or Cutlass…

Oldsmobile got whacked by The General earlier in the decade, but there was once a time when Olds had the best-selling midsize car in the country: Cutlass! » 10/17/09 4:00pm 10/17/09 4:00pm

Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser Gets Last View Of California Sky Through Roof…

I can't recall the last time I saw a GM Skywagon in the junkyard; these things have been getting lovingly restored for decades. This Vista Cruiser, however, didn't get that memo… and here it sits. » 7/11/09 1:30pm 7/11/09 1:30pm

1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Here's a classic that just needs a little TLC! » 6/21/09 9:00am 6/21/09 9:00am

1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass S for $6,900!

If you're only interested in the getting the best that life has to offer, then Nice Price or Crack Pipe has a car for you- the best selling car in America. . . in 1976. » 5/28/09 7:00am 5/28/09 7:00am

What Was Your First Oldsmobile?

We asked you about your first Plymouth and your first Pontiac, so let's talk about another marque that got the heave-ho during the current decade: Oldsmobile. » 5/24/09 7:30pm 5/24/09 7:30pm

Murilee's Interstate 5 Road Trip Photos Of The Late 1980s

I've finally dragged out the ol' SCSI slide scanner (purchased back when my main computer was a Centris 650, so we're talking prehistoric hardware here) and digitized more of my old I-5 photos. » 5/16/09 5:00pm 5/16/09 5:00pm

Cutlass: A Short Film About A Special Oldsmobile

Cutlass is a cute short film written/directed by Kate Hudson, featuring both Chevy Chase and Kurt Russell. The official selection at the non-Subaru Tribeca Film Festival is about parenting, negotiating techniques and an Oldsmobile. [YouTube] » 4/27/09 2:30pm 4/27/09 2:30pm

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The $8,500 1991 Olds Cutlass Calais Quad 442?

68% of our readers felt that 15 grand was a Nice Price for the super-original 1979 Shag Van, and it's hard to disagree with that judgment. Today we've got something a bit more recent. » 12/24/08 8:00am 12/24/08 8:00am

Stutz Blackhawk And Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser Wagon Down On The…

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Today we've got a couple of cars that no sane person would expect to find parked on the streets of Melbourne, Australia: a right-hand-drive Malaise Era Olds Cutlass… » 12/05/08 4:00pm 12/05/08 4:00pm

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The Million Dollar Oldsmobile?

With 70% of you opting for Booth Number Two yesterday, we can safely say that 12 grand is too much for a VW Rabbit pickup, no matter how nice. Today we're taking the asking price into the stratosphere, as in Barrett-Jackson-grade pricing, with our first million-dollar NPOCP candidate. » 12/05/08 8:00am 12/05/08 8:00am

Como Se Llama? Sport... Eurosport!

What we have here in this Mexican ad appears to be an Olds Cutlass Ciera with a wing and "Eurosport" badging. Apparently El General felt that Mexican car buyers associated the Oldsmobile name with mystery and adventure, and why wouldn't they? Thanks to Uncle Bo for the tip! » 8/01/08 3:40pm 8/01/08 3:40pm

The Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Knows The Roads From Oregon To Maine!

You may know the '85 Olds Cutlass Ciera best as the car that Jerry Lundegaard gave to a couple of North Dakota hoodlums as partial payment for a harebrained fake-kidnap scheme in the movie Fargo. Quite a claim to fame, that- but don't forget that the Cutlass Ciera was all about patriotism back in the day. Yes, the… » 5/21/08 2:40pm 5/21/08 2:40pm

Want To Be In A Wagon Club? American Station Wagon Owners of America

Everybody likes to belong, especially when you're in a cruelly outcast class of superior cargo carrying capacity and awesomeness. This is why the American Station Wagon Owners of America exists and also why you should check it out. Founded in 1966 and sporting over 500 members strong, ASWOA is the leading wagon based… » 2/20/08 2:00pm 2/20/08 2:00pm