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1978 Oldsmobile ToronadoReview
James writes:

Not Your Daddy's Oldsmobile.. — 403 cid 0-60 in 5.9 seconds.. Lets just say it's not your daddy's cars... Build qualities? well it has had it's fair share of issues, but that was because the previous owner didn't do regular maintenance.. Solid body with a few paint imperfections, mint interior. It gets around 22-25 on the highway, and the repair cost is less then $400 a year.... Even though this car is the first off the front wheel drives it can easily out handle most new cars. Car has not been driven in the winter since I have owned it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The g-force coming off the line is incredible!!

Cons: Can't find to many body parts for it when/or if needed.

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1978 Oldsmobile ToronadoReview
Matthew writes:

1978 Oldsmobile Toronado — Such a huge car, with an enormous engine...403, which is a little on the anemic side, compared to the 455 that had its last appearance in 1976. Still a lot of fun to drive fast in, and super quiet and nothing rides like an Oldsmobile.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Comfort

Cons: A little on the slow side

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