1949 OLDSMOBILE Futuramic 98, V-8, 122

1949 OLDSMOBILE Futuramic 98, V-8, 122" wb

FUTURAMIC NINETY-EIGHT SERIES — This was the second year for Futuramic styling in the top-of-the-line Oldsmobile series and the first year for Rocket V-8 power. Standard equipment included all items basic to the lower two series plus foam rubber seat cushions, windshield washer and turn signals. The Deluxe 98 package had a rear center seat armrest, front and rear floor mats, special chrome body moldings, electric clock, Deluxe steering wheel, stainless steel wheel trim rings and hydraulic window, seat and top controls on convertibles. Upholstery choices were Bedford cord, broadcloth, leather and leather/cloth combinations Standard tire size was 7.60 × 15 inches. Oldsmobile used this year's 98 series to introduce its popular two-door Holiday hardtop model.


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