James Garner's '72 Cutlass Baja Racer Is Best Baja Racer

Jay Leno says "if Oldsmobile would have built this thing, they'd still be in business". He also screams like a child while he drives it. Wouldn't you? » 2/16/15 2:52pm 2/16/15 2:52pm

[This press shot for the 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon Brougham – dig that 'not a hatch' fastback rear – for some reason includes an Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 CanAm car, as far as I can tell. Here is one picture of the suspected Alfa in similar guise from AlfaBB, and here's a general history of the Tipo 33.] » 4/30/14 11:00pm 4/30/14 11:00pm

You'll Never Believe How Well This Big Oldsmobile Can Take A Corner

Automotive photographer Robert McGaffin earns his living from making other peoples' cars look great in print. This week, we're making his own car look great on video. Let's check it out. » 4/02/14 2:33pm 4/02/14 2:33pm

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

Surf Bunnies Laugh At Your Old Buggy's Air Cleaner? 1977 Olds 442!

Never mind that surf music in 1977 served as a mocking reminder of how much cynicism, diminishing expectations, and napalm had flowed since the early 1960s, because the new Olds Cutlass Supreme 442 changed everything! » 5/08/10 11:00am 5/08/10 11:00am

1988 Cutlass Gets Quad Four, Still Looks Like Gaear Grimsrud's Car

GM's Quad Four was such an orders-of-magnitude improvement over the Early Industrial Revolution technology of the creaky Iron Duke that it seemed impossible to believe that The General could have been behind it. Drop it in the Cutlass Ciera! » 5/02/10 5:00pm 5/02/10 5:00pm

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

Ladas, Oldsmobiles, and Just About Everything Else: Down On The Warsaw…

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Let's head over to Poland, where Notlauf has photographed quite an assortment of vehicles for us. » 2/13/10 4:00pm 2/13/10 4:00pm

LeMons Torture Test Results: GM G Body

They may be heroes at the drag strip or the dirt track, but the good ol' midsize 80s GM rear-driver is just too big and the small-block Chevrolet engine just too overheat-prone to hold together well in LeMons. Notable exceptions have been the Malibu that came in second at Altamont '08 and the Monte Carlo that finished… » 1/17/10 10:00pm 1/17/10 10:00pm

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

Dorrough Confuses Cutlass For Chevy In Ice Cream Paint Job Video

Rolling like a big shot in a tuned up Chevy must be harder than Dorrough makes it look, because he's actually driving an Oldsmobile Cutlass in the video for "Ice Cream Paint Job." » 10/15/09 2:00pm 10/15/09 2:00pm

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

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