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    35

    Sold — Oh the olds, was a clean ride, bought it off my brother. Was completly stock, nice cruiser. Loved the pillow top seats! Had some aftermarket speakers and head unit, bumping stereo! Definatley not a performance machine, but still brought a smile to my face.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Was awesome driving it

    Cons: I ruined it by putting a motor in it...

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    Already Said Why...its Amazing. — I love that this car is just pure American from front to rear bumper and that its allllll muscle. Not a thing about this beauty is wrong. Ive gotta give credit to the designers of this car and say EXCELLENT JOB. The acceleration in this car as well as the handling are amazing and the braking is ok, nothing to go crazy about but it gets the job done. And its an American-built car...what more is there to say haha. Its an Amazing car and honstley, this is a car I see myself keeping for a LONG TIME. Its definetly a car for a person who loves to get in under the hood and play and there are sooo many upgrades you can put in it . Bottom line, Its amazing.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Its a Muscle Car.

    Cons: Goes through gas like crazy.

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    You Have To Learn How To Drive This One. — my daddys car. performance- fast, brakes need blead again. build quality- its perfect in my eyes. appearance- beasty for a car.cost of ownership- is sucks gas needs a new battery. fun factor... its hella fast!!! i love this car!!! this thing wants me to add more damn words... grrr.

    Pros: fast

    Cons: fast

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    Great Rocket Potential But, Rusted Out Alot — I bought a Cutaless Supreme Brougham Edition (whichb meant they had a Landau top) This was of course, GM's solution to rusting roofs...(cover up the problem)

    Pros: comfy seats, big trunk

    Cons: rust and as stock: gutless

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    The Baddest 78 Olds 442 Clone That Olds Should Have Made! — I love this car. I'm making it into the oldsmobile that I invision. She's getting a 455 swap soon. I've had it since 1999. Won my 1st drag racing trophy in 2000 with her

    Pros: unique, will be fast, classic olds styling

    Cons: never fast enough, doesn't get 40mpg

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    A Cruising Classic — This is one of the first cars i owned, and i loved it to death. It was such a comfortable, smooth ride, and a real head turner. Now that i have it back from my ex, im going to try and get it back to its former glory. With summer time coming up, nothing beats cruising in the Cutlass!!

    Pros: Nice and comfy, and you can seat 6 ( no SUV for me!!)

    Cons: Since it is an older car, there is occasional upkeep

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    Don't Know Why, But I Always Liked This Ride — Jet black with T-Tops and red velour interior... Aye-chee-wah-wah!!!!! Oh, and it had a fully functional premuim 8 track payer with true quadrophonic quality sound. Yeah baby... Rode great and it had a good sized V-8 under the hood.

    Pros: Classic style, Red Velour and the T-Tops

    Cons: Leaky T-Tops, 8 track sound system

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    Smooth Ride, Feels Heavy And Safe. — My 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme was special ordered by my mother. It is a that rusty brown color, two door hardtop, with tan interior. It does not have a vinyl roof. The paint job is excellent, shiney and no chipping or fading. Everything works including the air conditioning - which is rare on a 30 year old car. Everything but the radiator cap is original. It is in mint conditon with only 9000 miles. It has been always been parked in a garage. I would like to know the value of the car.

    Pros: smooth ride

    Cons: non of which I can think

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    What's Under Your Hood? — The Cutlass Supreme is an instant classic. It's body style, shape and speed, nowadays, make it stand out in a crowd. Being an owner myself, I feel proud to own one. With a stock 305 V8 under my hood, I can stomp any cocky rookie at the stoplights. One thing that needs to be watched for it RUST! Undercoating is very important! The rear framerails are famous for being the first thing to go. And the plastic around the seatbelts will start the break and cut your seatbelts (which aren't very cheap, believe me). Also, try to keep the tires and rims as stock as possible. Too wide and the crome around the wheel well WILL cut into your tires; another issue I had. Overall, it's a very reliable car. The engine still starts even at -30 Celcius. If properly maintained, it will last you for many years to come.

    Owner for 0 years, 3 months

    Miles Driven per Year:2,000

    Pros: Reliability, speed, classic styling

    Cons: Easily rusts and plastic around seatbelts break with age and cut seatbelts.

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    Nice Cruiser. — Plenty of power, firm shifting, decent handling make this car really fun to drive. The 3.73 gear ratio in the rear combined with the posi really make this car pull off the line. At cruising speed, very smooth ride with soft suspension. The drum brakes in the rear are the biggest con. Plan your braking, because brakes are under powered for the weight of the car.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Fun car to drive!

    Cons: Under powered brakes

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    Reviews From Other Years

    1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Reviews

    Overall This Was A Great First Car To Own And I Plan On Keeping It For A Long Time. By Joseph

    This car has terrific acceleration and excellent handling which makes it very fun to drive. The build quaily is not the best. I have owned the car for 3 years and have needed to replace the water pump... Read More

    Its Pink! By Katie

    performance wise, i would say my car is a piece...the build quality is pretty amazing, the love of my life built this car from the ground up practically..the car itself is pretty solid, drives smooth,... Read More

    1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Reviews

    Loved It By Erin151

    i did love this car very much i no longer own it though but it was one of the most awesome cars i had and i miss it dearly! Everything ran awesome on it and it had a orignal color on it, the interio... Read More

    Head Turner By dominickdenava

    I like this car for a couple reasons, one being the torque, itll slam you in your seat. its rack n pinion steering gives it incredible handling, its decent 225 tires let it grip, as does the firm susp... Read More

    1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Reviews

    Love This Car Inside And Out. The Style, Ride,size,power And Fuel Economy Are All A Plus By karg74

    although ive had transmission issues at 65,000 miles and had the current trans rebuilt back then, car currently only has 118,000 now and i'm experiencing transmission issues again. Im hoping it is som... Read More

    Amazing Durinf The Summer By Felipe

    nice car to cruise, around in the beach every summer drive over there with the top down getting a nice tan on your face, the performance of the cari sno very fast at first bu after it gets speed ther... Read More

    1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Reviews

    The Nomad By Sonny

    loved this car, good commuter. spacy, good cargo area and had plenty of room in the front back and trunk. had cruise control, powered seats. the car had very little blind spots, made very easy to driv... Read More

    Bad Engineering. Insane Turn Radius. By justinander916

    This is my first car, and i really like driving it. The only thing i dread is parking the thing. I would compare it to driving a limo. It has the turn radius of a bus, and it makes parking hard. The c... Read More

    1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Reviews

    Great 1st Car By professortemple

    Bought this as my first car back in 2005 because it was cheap and the guy thought it needed brakes - just needed a slight adjustment and they were fine - Bought with 76,000 miles. First year had no pr... Read More

    The Greatest American Convertible By arizlang

    This car has four adult person capacity and classic lines for a sleek look on the streets and highways. Top Up or Down and it just always looks Fantastic. I wish they still made them or more replaceme... Read More

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