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A four-speed automatic with overdrive was optional. At least they were an attempt to break new ground. As such, the two-door hardtop had a new roofline, while lower trim-line Cutlass coupes had a style roof. This new Cutlass shared the same smaller A-body platform as the Chevrolet Malibu and the Pontiac Grand Prix. The Buick Regal and Chevy Malibu sedans also made their last appearance that year.
I really loved my Cutlass Ciera! Easily the nadir of the American car industry, and a wonderful reason why all three manufacturers should have gone into bankruptcy without a government bailout. It may not have been perfect, but it was a real Olds—with all the traditional Oldsmobile comfort, reliability and style—for its time. The 455 Rocket was optional through 1976, and replaced by a smaller 403 Rocket V8 in 1977, the same year in which a Buick-built 231 cubic-inch replaced the Chevy inline six as base power in most Cutlass models. Remove the intake hose, and the round filter is held down… i have a 90 cutlass ciera with a v6 3300 and just replased that. They were overall very reliable cars.
The was last produced during the 1991 model year; the manual transmission option during 1992; the International Series during 1993; the S model during 1994; the convertible during 1995; and the 3. This was done by means of clever packaging. Obviously it was not a good idea, but you have to remember the 1978 A-bodies were much smaller than the 1973-77 Colonnade A-bodies. Well, er…the Aeroback styling, perhaps? I suppose Olds did have a lot of luck making the Toronado look like an Eldorado. A year after these were introduced the new front-drive X-bodies came out. Headrests were made standard equipment due to federal safety mandate and the ignition switch moved from the instrument panel to the steering column, which also was designed to lock the steering wheel. Unlike the Grand Prix and the also-related , which had wholly separate bodies and names from their less expensive siblings, the Supreme shared front and rear body parts with the standard Cutlass line and was always marketed as part of it.
Soon reality set in: Do we want a car or save for a 10% down payment for a house? Then I drove it 100 miles back. It also received quad square headlights. On my 94 Ciera with V6 the engine air filter is in a round black canister next to the battery. Lack Of power back windows would kill the deal for me, much less not going down at all. Where Should You Take In Your Car, The Dealer or The Local Mechanic? The larger Cutlass Supreme Series 3G line retained the traditional rear-wheel-drive intermediate size design. It looks like they had the same rear doors, but the Cadillacs would roll down and it never felt cramped.
If the inertia mechanism sticks, it can usually be reset by opening the door, allowing a small plastic button to pop out at the lower-rear corner of the door. They looked better without all the Brougham crap tacked on, but then most customers in this era wanted all the Brougham crap. In 1980 the two-door models went back to four. Even with this comprimise, the car still had significant less hip room than the earlier models. Available at extra cost with the bucket seats was a center console with floor-mounted shifter for which the Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission could also be had with the Dual-Gate shifter commonly found in the division's musclecar, the.
It also had only 2 headlights. If you can find one with relatively low mileage, you can probably expect to drive it to well past 100,000 miles a number I passed on the odometer a couple years ago. My grandparents had a black Aeroback Olds for many years. I haven't really had many major issues as far as the engine goes, though the mileage isn't amazing around 25 miles per gallon. But it was odd that they put aerobacks on their more luxurious brands.
On some 1990s The oil filter is located behind the right front wheel. When we first bought it, I remember being shocked that the back windows would not roll down. It had red cloth seats but they were the base level ones, not the fancier brougham ones. Following the race 50 very select Oldsmobile dealers were given the opportunity to purchase one of these cars. It was not to good on gas either. None of my family can breathe back there so I get the back seat because I love them so much. Part of it also had to do with the door shape, but this could have been fixed with a quarter window on the door like the 1992+ Crown Vics.