Oldsmobile 442 Hurst

Oldsmobile 442 Hurst
  • Car model: Oldsmobile
  • Producing country: USA
  • Year of issue: 1969
  • Body Type: Coupe

This well-known car was in high demand at one time. The whole model range is Oldsmobile.


He owes his release to the General Motors company, which did not just work on the creation of a new series of cars, but did it at the highest level. So, you can see the famous Oldsmobile 442 Hurst series. Why does it deserve our attention? Let’s look into it.

Oldsmobile 442 Hurst

The production of the presented series was established in the sixties and eighties. The car belongs to the class of Muscle Car and is a two-door coupe, convertible or five-door hatchback. The series of cars is presented to Oldsmobile fans in a huge variety of ways. About the engine itself it is necessary to tell that it is a four-stroke carburetor.

Oldsmobile 442 Hurst side view


A series of engines from 250 to 455 with a volume of 3.8-7.5 liters. There are ten types of engines for your taste. The power is 105-345 horsepower. About the gearbox it is worth noting that it can be 2, 3, 4 and 5-speed, manual or automatic. The drive can be classical or rear, depending on what year the car is produced.

Photo Oldsmobile 442 Hurst

So, Oldsmobile is a maslkar, which appeared as a separate model in the late 60’s. Pushed to create Oldsmobile 442 Hurst competition with Pontiac GTO – a worthy opponent of the car market. Why “442”? This number means that the car has a four-carburettor engine, has a four-speed manual gearbox, as well as two silencers. The initial cost of the car is $280.


How’d the first series of tests go? Originally, Oldsmobile weighed 1600 kilograms and was able to accelerate up to 100 kilometers per hour in just seven and a half seconds. As for the maximum speed, it was 185 kilometers per hour. The car was originally sold in three thousand copies.

Photo of Oldsmobile 442 Hurst

The next stage of Oldsmobile’s development is the production of a convertible with a 400-metre engine of 6.6 litres capacity and 350 horsepower. It had a four-stage mechanics. As for jewelry, Oldsmobile convertible had a chrome grille, stripes along the entire body and double silencer.

The test showed that the car accelerates up to a quarter of a mile in 14 seconds and reaches a speed of 166 kilometers per hour. Later on, many Oldsmobile models could please their fans with its engine, appearance, cabin, suspension and other features.

Oldsmobile 442 Hurst 1969

We advise you to read the article: History of Oldsmobile

Oldsmobile 442 Hurst photo

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