For Sale: 1978 Oldsmobile 442 with Mid-Engine V8

1978 Oldsmobile 442 with Mid-Engine V8

This very unique 1978 Oldsmobile 442 is for sale on eBay in Jackson, New Jersey. The car was built by Bill Porterfield who was an Oldsmobile engineer and owner of Mid-Engineering with help from John Kuchar and Mike McCloud. It was also named Hot Rod Magazine’s Street Machine of the Year for 1978. The engine … Read more

1968 Oldsmobile 442 with a Toronado Powertrain

In 1967 George Hurst and Hurst Performance Research took an entire Toronado’s W34 powertrain including half of the frame and swapped it into a 1968 Oldsmobile 442. The W34 option came with a upgraded 455 ci V8, Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic transmission and heavy duty torque converter. A writer at that time called it a Fouranado … Read more