1978 OLDSMOBILE Delta 88

1978 OLDSMOBILE Delta 88

DELTA 88 — SERIES 3B — V-6/V-8 — A new 88 dual three-segment eggcrate grille used two horizontal divider bars in each section to form three rows, all over a Crosshatch pattern. A stand-up front-end emblem was standard. The Royale had a hood center molding. The new front-end panel included amber wraparound front side markers, in the same frame as the quad headlamps and quad park/signal lamps. Coupe and four-door town sedan bodies were offered, in base and Royale trim. Restyled wide wraparound taillamps put tiny narrow backup lights at the center of each lamp section, rather than at the outboard end. Each taillamp unit continued around and onto the quarter panel side. The small lenses at quarter-panel tips contained small emblems. The 231 cubic inch V-6 with automatic transmission was standard. Optional was a 260 cubic inch or 350 cubic inch V-8, 350 cubic inch diesel V-8 and 403 gas fueled V-8. Standard equipment in ...

 

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