1981 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass, V-8

1981 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass, V-8

CUTLASS — SERIES 3A — V-6/V-8 — Eight models this year included Cutlass and Cutlass LS sedan, Cutlass Supreme and Supreme Brougham coupe, Brougham sedan, Calais, Cruiser, and Cruiser Brougham. Cutlass Supreme had all-new styling and improved aerodynamics. A soft-fascia front end extended to the bumper rub strip. The new swing-away grille displayed an egg-crate pattern on each side (4×6 hole arrangement). But the bottom two rows of the grille angled forward at the base, toward the bumper. Quad headlamps were used. Park and turn signal lamps were in the lower bumper, which also had twin slots. Supreme's profile had a tapered look, with a lowered front and slightly higher decklid. The side feature line was softened and covered the body's length, with a flush-mounted quarter window. Wheel opening moldings were standard. Supreme's rear-end panel wrapped down to provide a soft covering for the upper ...

 

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