Whats new for 1968:|
Toronados received bolder front end styling with split grilles for 1968. Tail lights were moved to the bumper in the rear. The 425 engine was replaced with the 455. For even more power, buyers could opt for a Force-Air induction system that included high-output cam, higher axle ratio and dual exhaust.
|Overall length (in.)||211.4|
|Luggage cap. (cu. ft.)||14.5|
|Fuel tank (gals.)||24|
|Displacement/Type||455ci 4bbl V8||455ci 4bbl V8|
|Torque @ RPM||510 @ 3000||500 @ 3200|
|Transaxle||3-speed auto.||3-speed auto.|
|Identifying a '68:|
1968 and 1969 Toronados share overall front styling, with the exception of the grille mesh. 1968 models feature a honeycomb pattern, while the '69s have have an enlongated eggcrate pattern. The biggest difference is in the rear where 1968 models retain the sloping quarters and trunk of previous years and 1969 models have a squared-off and enlongated rear.
Home Page | Oldsmobile Toronado | Oldmobile Models | Oldsmobile | Oldsmobile Forums