HEADLINE Jet black Oldsmobile 88 convertible with new red interior and lots of new chrome and a new black canvas top. A rare and desirable color combination. The new second series 88 came with Rocket 324 engine, 4 barrel carburetor, automatic, power steering and power brakes and power top, dual exhaust, spinner hubcaps and rare continental kit. In 1954 the 88 model was redesigned with longer lower body styling, longer wheel base at 122 inches and wrap around windows. Our #1 Goal is to make our customers happy with the cars we sell. This is not an easy goal to achieve when selling 40, 50 and 60 year old cars. We highly recommend that ALL CUSTOMERS call our staff and have very detailed discussions regarding overall condition of any classic car they are considering buying. American Dream Machines is located in the center of the Heartland in Des Moines Iowa. Our staff has Midwest values and they will make every effort possible to represent our customers best interests and accurately describe the cars we sell. All older cars have older parts. If they had all new parts, they would be new cars. YES, ALL OF OUR PICTURES ARE REAL, ALL THE WAY AROUND! Because of our commitment to the quality of the cars we sell and commitment to our customers to give them the most accurate representation of the cars on all sides, all of our pictures are taken in our one of a kind, professional photo studio for the best possible image accuracy. Our pictures are not taken on a turn table or in a showroom and altered significantly like many of the other classic car dealers. Our pictures are real all the way around and not just pretty photo shopped pictures. (((PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS))) 515-245-9100 American Dream Machines is located in a 41000 square foot historical Packard Dealership and is one of the largest full service classic car dealerships in the Midwest. We specialize in American Muscle cars with integrity. None of our cars are consigned. All of our cars prices are always listed on our website to show the values of the cars we sell. We usually have at around 80-100 cars in stock at all times. Please call (515)-245-9100 and we will be happy to tell you about our cars. VIEW ALL OF OUR CARS with more pictures at AmericanDreamMachines . com
EXTERIOR This unique black beauty has new jet black paint over exquisite body lines with lots of new chrome, new bumpers front and back, new grill and grill bar, new chrome, re-chromed original world emblem and re-chromed rocket ship on the hood. It also has new side trim on the front and back, new rare continental kit, chrome and new bumper-ettes, new headlight and tail light bezels lenses. The body of this car is extremely solid and well preserved with great metal structure and panel fit.
INTERIOR This rare car is just as amazing on the inside. New red leatherette seat covers, door panels and carpet. Very cool retro styled dash that is original and very well maintained with very nice instrumentation, original radio, original steering wheel in great condition and new red dash pad that was optional and improved for safety in 1954. This substantial car is topped off with a heavy duty canvas power top and new red convertible boot.
MECHANICS The engine in this stylized space ship is the Rocket V8 324 cubic inch engine, 170 hp, which was increased from the previous 303 cubic inch Deluxe 88 model. The engine compartment is in time bubble condition and beautiful detailed with he correct Oldsmobile valve covers and air cleaner. This classic cruiser car is nicely optioned with a 3 speed, automatic transmission, power steering and power brakes.
UNDERCARRIAGE This amazing car is extremely solid and intact on the undercarriage with solid intact floors, frame and body supports. The car has dual factory style exhaust with chrome tips. The car has great cub appeal rolling on correct steel wheels; New 3 spoke hub caps on a newer set of white wall radial tires.