1996 OLDSMOBILE Eighty-Eight, V-6

1996 OLDSMOBILE Eighty-Eight, V-6

EIGHTY-EIGHT — SERIES 3H — V-6 — Elimination of the long-standing Royale name and the spin-off the previous year's LSS model to a separate, non-Eighty-Eight offering left the streamlined 1996 Eighty-Eight lineup with the base sedan and LS sedan. Both received extensive exterior design revisions to bring them in line with the “Aurora look.” Front and rear fascias, grille panel, headlamps, taillamps, fenders and badging/ornamentation were of an all-new design. Front fenders were stamped steel instead of the previous composite design. Bodyside and wheel-opening moldings were revised as were the wheel covers. The LS sedan's aluminum wheels were also redesigned. Also refined were the automatic door lock system and remote keyless accessory control package. New standard equipment included the twilight sentinel (automatic headlamp control), which was fitted with daytime running lamps. Standard powertr ...

 

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