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Swivel Buckets, 455 Cubes, and Terrifyingly Awesome Body Roll: The ’73 Cutlass Hits the Track! [Retro]

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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. More »

August 1st, 2010

Surf Bunnies Laugh At Your Old Buggy’s Air Cleaner? 1977 Olds 442! [Classic Ad Watch]

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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! More »

May 8th, 2010

1988 Cutlass Gets Quad Four, Still Looks Like Gaear Grimsrud’s Car [Classic Ad Watch]

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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! More »

May 2nd, 2010

The Malaise Era Wasn’t All Bad: Swivel Buckets In Your Cutlass! [Classic Ad Watch]

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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? More »

May 1st, 2010