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1987 Oldsmobile Aerotech news, pictures, specifications, and information
The 1988 Oldsmobile Aerotech, an experimental high-speed vehicle incorporating the latest in performance technology, was driven by three-time Indy 500 winner A.J. Foyt to a world closed-course speed record of 257mph (413 km/h). It was powered by a specially-prepared turbo-charged version of the Quad 4 engine. The Aerotech body was designed by GM Design staff and is one of the sleekest vehicles yet developed for a GM car division. The design of the Aerotech includes the capability of adjusting underbody sections to control the distribution of downforce, front to rear.

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Aerotech began in 1984 was a search by Ed Welburn, GM's Vice President of Global Design, caught the eye of Oldsmobile engineers who were looking for a vehicle to test the new Quad-4 engine. This short tail version, driven by A.J. Foyt, set a closed-course speed record of 257.123 mph on August 26, 1987 at Fort Stockton, Texas. Foyt hit straightaway speeds of 290+ mph, yet never used all the available horsepower. The turbo-charged, 2-liter, Quad-4 engine produced 900 horsepower. A twin-turbo version produced almost 1000 horsepower.
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