1966 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Hagerty – Classic Car Price Guide

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1966 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Classic Car Price Guide

of the 1965-1970 Oldsmobile 88

The Oldsmobile 88 was in some form from through the 1999 model Over its 50-year run, the 88 had a library full of interesting names, but the car was always an 88. In the 1950s and the 88 was Olds’ top seller.

For 1965, the 88 series was available in three trim levels, known as the 88, Dynamic 88, and the Delta 88. The Dynamic was the base model, and the Delta mostly chrome trim as as some creature comforts as a center armrest and courtesy Available body styles the attractive two- or four-door hardtop, four-door “Celebrity or a two-door convertible.

The Jetstar 88 received the Starfire V-8 at 260 hp, but the optional JetStar I line the 425-cid V-8 at 370 hp. All 1965 Dynamic and 88 models received a 425-cid Rocket V-8 engine. The base 425 300 hp, though optional carburetion boost that number as as 370 hp, too.

A three-speed column-shifted transmission was standard, with floor-mounted three- or four-speed, or an Turbo-Hydramatic.

The 1966 model year was the for the Jetstar, and the first for the Delta 88 as a model. Meanwhile, the Dynamic 88 on mostly unphased. While the 88 went upscale, offering luxury features, the Dynamic 88 the mid-grade trim level.

were available only in and Delta trims. Body were minor, and engine/drivetrain remained fundamentally the same.

The model year was bigger for as the 88 line got a facelift to keep with the times. Gone the straight lines of the middle replaced by more sweeping in the GM “coke bottle” design of the era. Trim level changed, with the creative as the entry-level 88. The Delta 88 remained the top level, but it was divided into the Delta 88 and the upscale Delta 88 The Custom line was available in two- or four-door hardtop

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The 1967 Delmont 88s also an engine designation of 330 or 425 – referring to the of the engine in the car. Convertibles offered only with the engine. The 330-cid V-8 offered 250 hp, the 425 delivered 300 hp.

Only minor changes instituted for 1968, with the 330 growing to 350 cid and no power gain. The 425 grew to 455 cid and 310 hp, gaining 10 over the year.

For 1969 and 1970, the Delmont was abandoned, and all 88 models be considered Delta 88s. trim levels were now in the Delta 88 line – a base then Custom, and finally the level at the high end. received custom paint, a roof, and an electric clock. The was available only as a two-door Hardtop coupe.

Engines were unchanged, but and close ratio four-speed transmission options were in 1969.


As with all domestics in era, enthusiasts will to look for convertibles and hardtops the most powerful engine for the particular year and model. 88s from 1965 and 1966 the test of time best their classic mid-60s Very few four-speed manuals ever built, so an 88 with option would be rare

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