1962 Oldsmobile Starfire
The very unique but rarely seen Starfire made its debut in the late 50s but didn't become its own series until 1961. These cars have a really cool look and we are surprised we don't see them more often at car shows. Their long trim, dual double taillights and and body lines are just so unnique. The rear finders still have lines reminiscent of fins and the front has pointed edges with a very cool integrated grill and bumper. The first year was convertible only .....
but in 1962 like the car you see here a hardtop was introduced. This 62 Starfire is a nice car and has lived with its current owner for over 20 years. The body is painted its original burgundy paint which is nicely accented by the Starfires wide trim that spans the length of the whole body. All of the chrome and stainless is in good shape and shines nicely. The windshield is tinted and all of the glass looks good. It has dummy spotlights on each side which give it a nice look. The car has a great stance and looks perfect with the spoke hubcaps and Hankook thin white wall tires. It also comes with a set of the original hubcaps which were painted but the paint is chipping off a bit.
The original motor has been swapped out with a GM 350 motor that runs great. It is fitted with an Edelbrock 4 barrel car, Edelbrock manifold, Edelbrock valve covers, Edelbrock air cleaner, and an Accel distributor. It has also had a pusher and puller electric fan to eliminate any heating concerns. The transmission is a Turbo 200 automatic that shifts smoothly and sends power back to the original rear end.
The interior is a matching Burgundy and is all stock except for the addition of an underdash gauge pod for temp/oil/amp. It has dual bucket seats up front which sit to each side of the original center console which houses a storage area, the shifter and a tachometer. In back is a bench seat with an elevated center section that leads to the very cool Starfire emblem. The dash features all of the original gauges, knobs, switches and radio. The trunk offers plenty of storage space and houses a spare and jack set up.
This is a really neat car and you don't see very many of them around. It has a good clear title and is ready for a new home!
Take this unique classic home for $22,500.00!