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1965 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight

1965 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight

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

Related Reading : Oldsmobile 98 History

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.....
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Related Reading : Oldsmobile 98 History

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....
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1965 Vehicle Profiles

1965 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight vehicle information

Convertible

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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Performance and Specification Comparison

Price Comparison

1965 Ninety-Eight
$4,490-$24,400
1965 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Price Range: $4,000 - $4,490

Other 1965 Oldsmobile Models
$2,415 - $2,980

Ninety-Eight

Year
Production
Wheelbase
Engine
Prices
92,406
126.00 in.
8 cyl., 425.00 CID., 360.00hp
$4,000 - $4,490
88,119
126.00 in.
8 cyl., 425.00 CID., 365.00hp
$4,000 - $4,415
116,408
127.00 in.
8 cyl., 455.00 CID., 365.00hp
$4,250 - $4,730
95,844
127.00 in.
8 cyl., 455.00 CID., 365.00hp
$4,450 - $4,915

Industry Production

#1#2#3Oldsmobile
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)633,981
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)655,241
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)562,459
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)548,390
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)586,381
1965Chevrolet (2,375,118)Ford (2,170,795)Volkswagen (1,174,687)592,804
1964Chevrolet (2,318,619)Ford (1,594,053)Toyota (1,068,321)546,112
1963Chevrolet (2,237,201)Ford (1,525,404)Fiat (957,941)476,753
1962Chevrolet (2,061,677)Ford (1,476,031)Fiat (957,941)447,594
1961Ford (1,338,790)Chevrolet (1,318,014)Volkswagen (807,488)394,016
1960Chevrolet (1,653,168)Ford (1,439,370)Toyota (1,068,321)347,141

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