This Huge 1973 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Holds Its Own Against A Stock CarStef Schrader7/17/15 7:23pm4941EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkI have no shortage of love for the noble Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight. A 1988 version was the first car I got to drive around a parking lot when I was a kid. They’re big. They’re classy. And here’s one with a 455 cubic inch Oldsmobile big block holding its own around an oval next to a race-winning stock car.