1980 OLDSMOBILE Delta 88, V-8

1980 OLDSMOBILE Delta 88, V-8

DELTA 88 — SERIES 3B — V-6/V-8 — The Delta 88 was substantially restyled, including softer side feature lines, a longer front end and shorter back end. Park/turn signal lamps went into the bumper, allowing a lower front end (and reduced drag). Other aerodynamic improvements included flatter wheel covers, rounded front corners and a small spoiler added to the decklid. A straighter backlight angle gave a more formal appearance. This year's grille had four sections on each side, with three vertical dividers over a pattern of narrow vertical bars. Quad headlamps and wraparound front side marker lenses were used. At the rear were large wraparound taillamps with emblems in their lenses. Base, Royale and Royale Brougham models were offered in two body styles: two-door coupe or four-door sedan. A Holiday 88 coupe option (RPO code Y78) was installed in 3,547 vehicles. It included contour bucket front seats, a sports co ...

 

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