1956 Oldsmobile 98 Holiday Hardtop

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  • VIN: 569M34175
  • Stock: 210204
  • Mileage: 14,002
  • Color: Red/White
  • Trans: Three-speed Automatic
  • Engine: 324 CID Rocket V-8
  • Title: Clear
  • Interior: Red/Black
 1956 Oldsmobile 98 Deluxe Holiday Hardtop Sedan

  •   Final model year for the fourth-generation model
  •   One of 42,320 Olds 98 sedans made in 1956
  •   324 CID Rocket V-8 engine
  •   Three-speed Jetaway automatic transmission with 3.42 gearing
  •   White over red exterior
  •   Red and black patterned cloth interior
  •   Power steering, power brakes, power front seat and power windows

Priced out of the Tri-Five Collectible Chevy Market? Why not turn to one of the other GM divisions from the mid-1950s? MotoeXotica Classic Cars offers this 1956 Oldsmobile 98 Deluxe Holiday Hardtop Sedan. This wonderful top of the line example is consigned by a local Oldsmobile collector.

Made in Oldsmobile’s Lansing, Michigan factory (VIN code M), the 98 was Olds’ top-of-the-line model, dating from 1940 when it was a Series 90 model fitted with an eight-cylinder engine. This example is one of 42,320 Holiday Hardtop sedans made in 1956.

Dressed in white over red, the car’s paint and trim are in overall very good order. However, there is a dent in the center front bumper, near the hood release. The swept flank look for 1956, combined with the swept back wheel wells evoke motion in the styling, even when the car is motionless. The car’s dual sideview mirrors and a split grille that looks like it was borrowed from Pontiac. The car’s body is straight and solid, the engine bay is in good, original order while the battery looks good. The car’s chrome bumpers fit tightly to the body and offer a great overall finish.

This 98 rolls on older wide whitewall tires on 15-inch steel wheels topped with factory wheel covers. The wheel covers and tires are all in good, original order.

Under the hood is Oldsmobile’s 324 CID Rocket V-8 engine, backed by GM’s Jetaway three-speed automatic transmission and a 3.42:1 rear end. Driver convenience features include power steering, power brakes, a power front bench seat and power windows.

Inside, the car has a red and black patterned cloth interior. The car features a dual oval theme on the dash. The driver’s side oval houses the speedometer, fuel gauge and warning lights. The bench seats, carpet, headliner, two-spoke steering wheel, inner door liners and dashboard are all in good shape though the steering wheel has seen a lot of use and the vacuum wipers work slowly. Rounding out the interior is a factory AM radio.

Again in 1956, the top of the line Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight series had an exclusive 126-inch wheelbase, four inches longer than the Olds 88. Power came from the Rocket V-8 shared with the Super 88. Standard equipment included armrests, bumper guards, lined trunk, rotary door latches, dual horns, cigarette lighter, turn signals, rubber floor mats, aluminum door sill plates, sun visors, front and rear carpeting, foam rubber seat cushions, courtesy lights, front fender medallions, deck lid “Ninety-Eight” script, back-up light moldings, electric clock, Jetaway Hydramatic Drive, padded dash, power steering, windshield washers and deluxe steering wheel. Upholstery choices were pattern cloth and leather in a variety of colors and combinations. The parking brake was now a foot pedal.

Competition to this Oldsmobile in 1956 included Buick’s Roadmaster Riviera Sedan, Cadillac’s Series 62 Sedan, Chrysler’s Windsor Sedan, DeSoto’s Fireflite Sedan and Mercury’s Monterey Phaeton.

If you’re looking for a car that needs some work without breaking a budget, this could be your next set of classic wheels. This Olds 98 is a viable alternative to most 1956 Chevrolets available and it has a larger V-8 engine than any Chevy came with from the factory.

VIN: 569M34175

This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 14,001 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!

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  • Stock Number: 190800269
  • VIN Number: 569M34175
  • Model Year: 0
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