1938 Oldsmobile Series L Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Shaft drive
Production Years for Series : 1932 - 1939
Price : $989-$1,160
Weight : 3280 lbs | 1487.783 kg

Power

Inline 8 | L-Head
Displacement : 4211 cc | 257.0 cu in. | 4.2 L.
Power : 110 HP (80.96 KW) @ 3600 RPM
Bore : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Stroke : 3.9 in | 99 mm.
Compression : 6.2:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Duplex Downdraft with Automatic Choke
Transmission:
3 Manual Synchromesh; Floor mounted center gearshift

Production Figures

Total Oldsmobile Production for 1938 : 99,951
1938 Oldsmobile Series L
2-Door Sedans : 143
2-Door Touring Sedans : 1,948
Business Coupes : 1,098
Club Coupes : 1,136
Convertibles : 475
Sedans : 200
Touring Sedans : 14,987

Handling

1938 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $763
Avg. Household Income : $1,730
Avg. Home : $3,900
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.10


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