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Oxford Diecast Oldsmobile Rocket 88 Coupe 1949 Overseas Motors

Product Code: 87OR50004
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Oldsmobile had introduced the 88 badge in 1949. It was named to complement the already-existing 76 and 98, replacing the straight -8 engined 78. The new car used the same new Futuramic B-body platform, now pairing it with the new 303 cu in (5.0 L) Rocket V8 engine, producing 135 horsepower (101 kW). With a relatively small light body and large, powerful engine, it was thought of as the first 'muscle car'. The Rocket 88 also gained a wide reputation as the one to beat on the track too, particularly in NASCAR circles, where it had numerous successes. Post World War II, there was a demand for new cars and the 88 appealed to many young ex-military motorists who were familiar with driving powerful vehicles in their professional life. The 88 therefore enjoyed a great success, even inspiring a popular 1950s slogan, "Make a Date with a Rocket 88", and also a song, "Rocket 88".

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Packed: 8.5cm x 5.5cm x 5cm ( L x W x H )

Unpacked: 5.8cm x 2.2cm x 1.8cm ( L x W x H )

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    07/01/2023
    Bernard M.
    United States
    I recommend this product

    Terrific American Auto History for your Car Collection!

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    07/01/2023
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    United States United States

    Amazing detail

    Great

    SS
    06/12/2022
    Steve S.
    United States United States

    Great cars!

    I have a pair of 49 Olds already, but one in racing form is fantastic! The price was great and shipping was fast! Thank you very much!!!

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