1973 Oldsmobile Delta Eighty-Eight Royale

The 1973 Delta Eighty-Eight Royale was available as a coupe, town sedan, hardtop sedan, and a convertible. Prices ranged from $4,150 - $4,450. The convertible was the most expensive and 7,088 examples were sold while the most popular style was the hardtop sedan with 49,145 produced.

The Delta Eighty-Eight Royale was similar to the Delta Eighty-Eight but fancier. Standard equipment included a Turbo-Hydramatic transmission, Flo-Thru ventilation, carpeting, cigarette lighter, power disc brakes in the front, interior hood release, dome light, molding package, windshield radio antenna, power steering, Deluxe steering wheel, and light package.

The engine was the same as the Delta 88, an overhead valve V8 unit displacing 350 cubic-inches and offering 160 horsepower.

By Daniel Vaughan | Sep 2016

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1973 Delta Eighty-Eight Royale
1973 Oldsmobile Delta Eighty-Eight Royale Price Range: $4,160 - $4,450

Model Year Production

1978Chevrolet (2,375,436)Ford (1,923,655)Renault (1,240,941)1,015,805
1977Chevrolet (2,543,153)Toyota (1,884,260)Ford (1,840,427)1,135,909
1976Chevrolet (2,103,862)Toyota (1,884,260)Ford (1,861,537)874,618
1975Chevrolet (1,755,773)Toyota (1,714,836)Ford (1,569,608)628,720
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)581,195
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)922,771
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,368,216)762,199
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)558,889
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

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