1980 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass, V-8

1980 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass, V-8

CUTLASS — SERIES 3A — V-6/V-8 — Ten Cutlass models were available this year, including three new notchback sedans. They replaced the unpopular Cutlass Salon and Salon Brougham four-door slantback models. The lineup included Cutlass Salon and Salon Brougham coupe, Cutlass sedan, Cutlass LS sedan, Cutlass Supreme and Supreme Brougham coupe, Cutlass Brougham sedan, Cutlass Calais coupe, Cutlass Cruiser and Cruiser Brougham wagon. For the first time, opera lamps were optional on LS and Brougham sedans. Each side of Salon's grille contained three vertical bars over a series of horizontal bars. Single headlamps were outboard of park/signal lamps. Salon continued the slantback styling on a two-door coupe. The Calais grille was an eggcrate design (5×4 hole pattern on each side) similar to 1979, but with a narrower center divider segment. This year's version also featured quad rectangular headlamps, along wi ...

 

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