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Oldsmobile Toronado

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Oldsmobile Toronado
Oldsmobile Toronado
Oldsmobile Toronado
Oldsmobile Toronado
Ultraconservative Oldsmobile produced one of the most innovative cars of the 1960s with its Toronado coupe.  The bold styling was just a teaser, for underneath lay Detroit's first front-wheel drive layouts.  This endowed the Toronado with first-rate handling finesse.

Type:  V8
Construction:  cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear:  2 valves per cylinder operated  by a single camshaft, pushrods and rockers
Bore & Stroke:  4.13in x 3.98in
Displacement:  425 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  10.5:1
Induction System:  Single 4-barrel carb
Maximum Power:  385 bhp at 4,800 rpm
Maximum torque:  475 lb-ft at 3,200 rpm
Turbo HydraMatic three-speed automatic
Separate chassis with 2 door coupe steel body
Running Gear
Steering:  Recirculating ball
Front suspension:  Wishbones with longitudinal torsion bars, shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension:  Beam axle with semi-elliptic springs, and shock absorbers
Brakes:  Drums (front and rear) 
Wheels:  Steel 15in diameter
Tires:  8.85 x 15
Length:  211.0 inches
Width:  78.5 inches
Height:  52.8 inches
Wheelbase:  119.0 inches
Track:  63.5 inches (front), 63.0 inches (rear)
Weight:  4,655 lbs

Production Years:
1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970

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