The 1965 Oldsmobiles received new styling with the Ninety-Eight continuing to be the top-of-the-line model. Oldsmobile's lineup included both six- and eight-cylinder engines and a vast array of body styles that included coupes, sedans, convertibles, and station wagons.
The Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight was powered by a 425 cubic-inch, overhead-valve V-8 engine with five main bearings, hydraulic valve lifters, and a Rochester Type 4GC four-barrel carburetor that helped it deliver 360 horsepower at 4,800 RPM. Standard equipment included a Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission, power brakes, power steering, power windows, a clock, padded dash, foam-padded seats, Deluxe steering wheel, special wheel covers, a clock, two-speed electric wipers, courtesy lamps, glovebox lamps, front seat belts, and special wheel covers. The upholstery was available as cloth, vinyl, or leather.
Body styles on the 98 included a sports coupe, town sedan, Luxury sedan, Holiday Hardtop, and a convertible. Prices ranged from $2,200 for the Sports Coupe and rose to $4,500 for the convertible. The most popular body style was the Luxury Sedan with 33,591 sales, followed by the Holiday Hardtop with 28,480 sales. The convertible was the most exclusive with 4,903 sales. by Daniel Vaughan | Aug 2020
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The Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight was a full-size vehicle introduced in 1941 and continued in production until 1996 with only one brake during that time period while efforts were switched to production of military equipment during World War II. The 98 had been formerly known as the Series 90. The 98 was the top of the line offering for Oldsmobile while its siblings had lower numbers such as the 76..... Continue Reading >>
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The esteemed flagship of the Oldsmobile division of GM, the Oldsmobile 98 or Ninety-Eight was a full-size model that would hold its place as the top-of-the-line model well into the 90s before the arrival of the Oldsmobile Regency in 1997. The 98 name first arrived on the scene in 1941 and was revived following WWII. It shared its GM C-body platform with Cadillac and Buick, and occasionally added.... Continue Reading >>
This 1965 Oldsmobile 98 Convertible is powered by a freshly rebuilt 425ci V-8 that produces 360 horsepower. There is an automatic transmission and a wheelbase that measures 126-inches. This model is finished in Target red and features a black leath....[continue reading]
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1965 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Production Figures
Sports Coupe 12,166
Town Sedan 13,266
Holiday Hardtop 28,480
Luxury Sedan 33,591
592,804 total vehicles produced by Oldsmobile in 1965 The 1965 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight accounted for 15.6% of Oldsmobile's 592,804 production.