1957 Oldsmobile 88 Custom, 371 J2 Tri Carburetor V8, Vintage AC, Power Steering
- Condition: Used
- Make: Oldsmobile
- Model: Other
- SubModel: 88
- Type: Coupe
- Trim: 88
- Year: 1957
- Mileage: 6,098
- VIN: 577A10913
- Color: Blue
- Engine size: 371 V-8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Blue
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1957 Oldsmobile Other 881957 Oldsmobile 88 Description
1957 Oldsmobile 88Recent Restoration of Paint and Interior Golden Rocket 88 371ci V8 Cylinder engine J2 Option – Three Rochester 2-Barrel Carburetors Hydramatic Transmission Dolphin Instrumentation Vintage Air Conditioning
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this handsome and rarely seen 1957 Oldsmobile 88 2 door complete with extremely desirable tri- carburetor setup and air conditioning! This is the true American classic enthusiast’s car! Finished in a dramatic, eriod correct Turquoise blue over a brilliant white, aint shows extremely well with only minor imperfections visible upon close inspection. Both the front and rear body colored bumpers fit nicely and compliment the body. Paint and body are exceptional with no visible evidence of repair or damage that we could find.
Inside, he blue and white vinyl seats look great with no major signs of wear visible. Door panels are upholstered in the same colors as the exterior which nicely carries the custom theme to the interior. The beautifully finished dash also echos the turquoise and white color scheme and features unique Dolphin speedometer and gauge cluster mounted in the original bezel, s well as desireable Vintage A/C system, ftermarket stereo, riginal steering wheel, illet pedals and more.
For 1957 only, he basic 88 was officially named Golden Rocket 88, aken from Olds’ 1956 Motorama two-passenger show car. However, he only badging was an “88” underneath each taillight. Also for 1957 the “J2” option was offered, ith three 2-barrel carburetors, imilar to the Pontiac Tri-Power. The Super 88 continued as the upscale mid-line series. Under the hood, he Rocket V8 increased in displacement to 371 cubic inches and 277 horsepower for all models across the board. Styling highlights were more evolutionary than radical overall with three-piece rear window styling utilized on some models. In 1957, ldsmobile added a safety deep-recessed steering wheel.
This classic Olds Rocket comes equipped with the before mentioned 371 cid V-8 cylinder engine, hree Rochester 2 barrel carburetors (J2 option), -speed Hydramatic transmission, ower steering, lean and nicely detailed engine compartment, intage air conditioning, taggered 18 inch American Racing wheels with “Z” rated directional tires complete the custom look and give this car a nice firm ride. This car is the answer for those looking for a return to a simpler time, e it for a daily driver or a weekend get-away, t’s sure to turn heads at any gathering!
These 88s are becoming increasingly hard to find in such solid well kept condition. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 6,098, t is sold as is and is mileage exempt. The car is being sold on a clean & clear Arkansas title.