Whatever you do, don’t call it the “four-forty-two.” It’s the “four-four-two.”
It’s the 50th anniversary of the introduction of Oldsmobile’s muscle car, the 4-4-2. Sad to say, we’re also marking the 10th anniversary of the Oldsmobile Division’s demise. That’s too bad, because General Motors’ current portfolio of powertrains and rear-drive platforms could have yielded a genuine, 400-plus horsepower 4-4-2. Oh well.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2014/12/02/oldsmobile-4-4-2