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1954 Oldsmobile F-88 Convertible


The world's rarest automobile. A 1954 concept old's Rocket F88 - the only one in existence.

This is the car that in 1954 could have "killed" the Corvette....so,

Chevrolet, being GMs big sales and profit Division, campaigned to GM to "kill" this car.

When Chevy was coming out with its 6-cyl. Sports car with its 2-speed "Powerglide" transmission

and side curtains, here was a sports car from Olds with a big old V-8 and power windows.

So, GM said no to Oldsmobile on building this car...........
 
After spending decades as a collection of parts stuffed into wooden crates – the F-88 was reassembled.

In 1954 – the F-88 was a Motorama “Dream Car” and was one of only two

(or an unconfirmed possible three ever created).

The F-88 seen here is literally the only car left of its kind.

It was sold to John and Maureen Hendricks at the prestigious Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction in

Scottsdale , Arizona for an unbelievable $3,240,000.

This acquisition made automotive history and is the “cornerstone” of the

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum in its own special room in a rotating display worthy of the F-88!

    

 

   

 


 

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