1982 OLDSMOBILE Firenza, 4-cyl.

1982 OLDSMOBILE Firenza, 4-cyl.

FIRENZA — SERIES 3J — FOUR — The subcompact front-drive, five-passenger Firenza hatchback had a transverse-mounted 112 cubic inch (1.8-liter) four-cylinder engine and four-speed manual transaxle. It was introduced in March 1982, to replace the discontinued Starfire as Oldsmobile's subcompact. Coupes and sedans were offered, in base or SX/LX trim. Coupes had swing-out rear quarter windows. A 121 cubic inch (2.0-liter) four-cylinder engine was optional. Firenza had no conventional grille above the bumper, but only a sloping solid center panel between deeply recessed quad headlamps. Parking/signal lamps were positioned between each headlamp pair. Below the bumper were sets of vertical ribbed slots on both sides. A ‘Firenza’ nameplate stood high on the cowl. Large taillamps with Olds emblems wrapped just slightly onto quarter panels. Hatchbacks had a small decklid spoiler. Standard Firenza equipment in ...

 

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