<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />

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Lot 324
Documented W-30 restored to original specification by marque specialist
1971 OLDSMOBILE 442 W30 Coupe

Sold for US$ 78,400 inc. premium
1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe
Chassis no. 344871M163873

455ci Pushrod V8 Engine
Single 4-Barrel Carburetor
350bhp at 5,200rpm
4-Speed Hurst Close-Ratio Manual Transmission
Independent Front and Conventional Axle with Coil Spring Rear Suspension
Front Disc and Rear Drum Hydraulic Power-Assisted Brakes

*Highly optioned and fitted with the desirable W-30 package
*1 of only 810 W-30's produced
*1 of only 247 W-30's with M22 "Rockcrusher" 4-speed Manual
*Documented with original window sticker



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THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This example is among the finest 442s in existence. In accordance with its original window sticker, the car was completed at the Lansing Michigan assembly plant and delivered to the selling dealer, Henry Faulkner Inc, in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. The 442 was blessed with all of the most desirable options, including the W-Machine package. Only 810 442s were optioned with this legendary performance package in 1971. The W-30 was also blessed with the all mighty M22 "Rockcrusher" Muncie 4-speed transmission. This close-ratio, race bred transmission was only available in 1971 and only 247 W-30s were outfitted with it. Continuing down the list of phenomenal options are the anti-spin rear, vari-ratio power steering, heavy duty performance axel package with 3.73 to 1 ratio, soft-ray tinted windshield, Super Stock 1 wheels, custom-sport steering wheel, and a rear deck air spoiler to go with the lightweight fiberglass hood with dual force-air intakes. After ticking all of the boxes, the total list price came to $4,671.05!

In the mid 2000s, the car was purchased out of New York by the consignor from its long term caretaker who is believed to have been only the second owner. The car was mostly original and complete with its factory parts including the special heads and aluminum intake. A few years after acquiring the legendary Oldsmobile, the decision was made to restore the car back to its original, as delivered condition. The W-30 has spent the last two years being meticulously restored by noted marque specialist Thornton Auto Works in Telford, Pennsylvania. The results of the documented restoration are stunning. Upon inspection, the Ebony Black paint gives off the illusion of endless depth and is perfectly complimented by the bright red W-30 accent stipes. Inside, eyes are immediately drawn to the Hurst shifter which sits in-between the black bucket seats. After the exciting discovery of the M22 Rockcrusher, you notice the rest of the elegant interior with wood finishes throughout. Under the hood is a spotless engine bay housing the famous red fender liners and all of the correct factory decals and markings.

The 442 W-30 is considered by many to be the ultimate performance Oldsmobile; no great muscle car collection is complete without one. Opportunities to purchase a documented W-30 are few and far between, a chance to acquire one as well optioned and restored as this should not be missed.

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<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
<b>1971 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Coupe </B><br />  Chassis no. 344871M163873<br />
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