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1962 Oldsmobile Starfire Convertible

1 of 15 with Chariot Red Paint



Plus Taxes & Licensing
1 of 15

Introduced in January 1961 as a convertible, the Starfire was separated into its own model line and shared its body and wheelbase with the Super 88 and the lower-priced Dynamic 88. It was loaded with standard equipment including leather bucket seats, center console with tachometer[5] and floor shifter for the Hydra-matic transmission, and was the first U.S. full-sized production car to feature an automatic transmission with a console-mounted floor shifter, brushed aluminum side panels and power steering, brakes, windows and driver’s seat.[6] With a base price of $4,647 in 1961, it was the most expensive Oldsmobile, even more than the larger Ninety-Eight models. The standard 394 cubic inch V-8 Skyrocket V8 engine – Oldsmobile’s most powerful in 1961 – used a 4-barrel Rochester carburetor and generated 330 hp (246 kW) at 4600 rpm. Sales of the 1961 model were 1,500.
For the 1962 model year, the convertible was joined by a two-door hardtop, which featured a new convertible-styled roofline shared with other Oldsmobile 88 coupes. Horsepower was increased to 345 hp (257 kW). 1962 was the best sales year for this generation Starfire, with sales of the hardtop coupe being 34,839 and sales of the convertible being 7,149
This car is 1 of 15 Special Paint Code ‘V’ – Chariot Red.

  • Automatic 45 Hydra-Matic Transmission
  • Courtesy Lamp Package
  • Deluxe Hubcaps
  • Dual Exhaust
  • Factory Air Conditioning
  • Factory Clock
  • Floor Console with Shifter and Tachometer
  • Leather Bucket Seats
  • Power Antenna
  • Power Brakes
  • Power Driver's Seat
  • Power Steering
  • Power Top
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Speaker
  • Remote Truck Release (in Glove Box)
  • Safety Sentinel
  • Two Outside Side Mirrors
  • Two Speed Wipers
  • Wonderbar Radio

Poster for this car is coming soon.

Year: 1962
Make: Oldsmobile
Model: Starfire
Doors: 2
Body Style: Convertible
Exterior Color: Chariot Red Special 'V' Code Paint
Interior Color: Red / White
Mileage: 38,180
Engine: 394 cu. in. Rocket V-8
Horsepower: 345
Carburetor: 4 Barrel
Transmission: Automatic 4S Hydra-Matic
Condition: Excellent
Radio: Wonder Bar with Bi-Phonic Speaker System (rear speakers)
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