California Pasadena Independent Newspaper Archives Oct 18 1961, Page 34

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Pasadena Independent (Newspaper) - October 18, 1961, Pasadena, California10 octo Itu a. Nil he dunday or oink ii. Oldsmobile feature Long lower sportier new look the 1962 Olls Mobil 88 is and 98 s and Start los feature a dramatic new styling Silhouette with a longer lower sportier look outstanding engine performance and Quality and reliability unmatched in Oldsmobile history. The new profile of the 1962 88 am 98 s has been achieved through completely different front and rear styling new fender lines and new Crisp roof designs. The advanced roof styling typified in the new 98 holi Day spot is Sedan which com Bines the Eye Appeal of a holi Day Coupe with the convenience and Utility of a four door Model. Oldsmobile s entire line is further enhanced by the exciting starfire Coupe. Making its appearance for the first time the starfire Coupe will incorporate All the features that have made the starfire convertible so popular. The new Olds Morilles Are even quieter morn in Forf Alile Anil smoother in opera Tion this year. Oldsmobile s lop performing four stage Hydra malic trans Mission has been improved again for 1962. A new pres sure compensated shift Pat Tern provides a smoother than Vor transition Between the four Speed ranges. And on the full size cars the Hydra Matic utilizes a new concept counter phased gear virtually eliminate gear noise even in Neutral. New highs in Olds Mohilo engine performance for 19g2 re suit from several important design improvements. A new combustion chamber shape and higher 10.25 to 1 com pression ratios in the rocket engine step up Power and performance throughout All driving ranges. These improve ments in engine efficiency coupled with lowered rear Axle gear ratios increase fuel econ omy considerably. In the of the dynamic 88, its Ultra High com p r e s s 1 o n Zibyl horsepower rocket engine delivers s substantial increase in performance Well in creased Miles per gallon on Premium Frade a 260-Liorfccpowcr rocket engine with an g.75 to 1 compression ratio is Avail Able an option at Hoex tra Cost Lor those who pre Fer to use regular Grade gasoline maximum Brake horsepower of the 1962 skyrocket 4-bar Rel Carburettor engine stand Ard on both the super 88 and 98 series is increased to 330. Excl Lerling Highway performance provided by its own starfire engine and a precise coordination of Power train elements continue As the out standing features of the Olds Mobile Star fires. The Ultra High compression 10.5 to 1 starfire engine at 345 horsepower represents 1 horsepower to every 13 pounds of car weight. The exciting new starfire Coupe is equipped with front brackets which Are Standard equipment on All 1962 f-85 a dynamic ass super ass 98 s and Star firms. And trim combinations As the. Easy installation of scat spectacularly received starfire belts is provided by reinforced convertible. Slain Liml equipment on both Star fires included the 4-s Hydra Matte transmission Power St Orluff self adjusting Power brakes Anil dual exhausts in addition to the bucket seats Power con sole and generous use of genuine leather in the trim scheme. Vor the first Lime Oldsmobile s hich capacity dual Power console. Luxuriously million automobiles checked during 1961 safety Campaign More than million v6 lil Clos were reported safety checked in the .1061. National vehicle safety Check Pforr Nejl. This greatest number of vehicles checked in 33 years of reporting results of the said driving Candy Loti of cars and trucks. In announcing results of the program Victor Holt jr., chairman of the Auto Indus tries Highway safety commit tee said vehicle safely Check were provided. In cities and counties at military installations and Industrial plants As Well As by Ovorn Clit agencies and teen age their own safety checks for employees and Young the finding of one or More unsafe items for every six cars checked indicates m u c h still a cads to in done to make Jown is aware of the need to maintain their vehicles in sate mail delivery More limn . Ami cities deceive Tux deliver nil Rnell by motor truck. Operating condition at All to said. However fact lint 47.1 per cent o tha program s participants took immediate Steps to have corrections made to one or Mora of the ten items checked Asun Isaac indicates a growing awareness of personal responsibility in the safety of the users no our streets Ami High bucket scats and a sports Type Range Power Heater is in eluded As Standard equipment and tastefully appointed it on All ass is s and starfire will feature the same color models. Flashing High performance addition to Trie Oldsmobile line of cars for 1962 is this starfire Coupe Wilh its distinctive Bond of Brush Lex lured anodized Alum Winum extending from front to rear. Luxuriously Ond tastefully appointed in offers same color trim Ond mechanical features at Oldsmobile s rec Eye d Star tire convertible. Included As Standard equipment on the new 345-horsepower Star fire Ore front bucket seals a sports Type Power console an even Smo Ollier 19o2 4-s Hydro malic self Adi Sling Power brakes and dual sex houses. Genuine leather is extensively used in the car s Interior. Oldsmobile f-85 line grows with addition of nine models with the introduction of two exciting new convertibles in j962, Oldsmobile is expanding proportioned f-85, in elude a i ample Lily different its f-s5 line to a total of nine front end Wilh new Hood models. Grills and Headlamp housings the sports convertible and and a in styled rear Section styling changes in the pleasingly the Cutlass convertible along with the other f-85 models and the Olds Omalle ass of s and Star fires for .1362, will be shown to the Public at ohls Mobile dealer showrooms on Friday september 22. The new in class convertible like its companion Model the Cutlass Coupe will be equip Wilh twin Tail lamps mounted on each Side. The backup lamps me now located on the lower body panel below the rear bumper. Body Side mouldings on deluxe models Are o n different design and Are positioned to create a smart new al moulding. Interior trim Anil appoint ments have been made More nil Rugtive Anil luxurious in Hie l -85 for not Only in deluxe models hut in nil coupes sedans Anil station our customers will find them much Richer took important mechanical advances include in the lop performing four styling accent. New also is Hydra malic transmit wide stainless steel Rocker Parv Sion. Integrity and service at the same location for 35 years our modern and up to Datt Dealership i o far cry from when we opened in 1925, but one thing has t changed and that l our reputation for integrity and fair dealing. We offer you the Fine service of an authorized Ford dealer with facilities next to none. Marian e. Too you Ford now at since 1925 11 aria n loud Ford 1305 Colorado Pasadena Sycamore i-5154 Oldsmobile f-85 the exciting fun to Irive Cutlass convertible new est member of Oldsmobile s lire of nine f-85 models for 1962. Standard on the Cut lass convertible Are Comfort contoured bucket front seals and the Cutlass 185 Ultra High compression aluminium engine which provides exceptional performance Ond out standing operating Economy. Also available is a lower priced f-85 sports convertible equipped wild the highly popular i 55-horsepower Rockelle aluminium v-8 engine and remarkably of Laclive inferior designs. Red Wilh All Moro cart a inter-1 lors. Front Burket seats and the Cutlass High compres Sion aluminium is engine. The engine with its 2is cubic Inch displacement a four barrel Carburettor and a 10.25 to 1 compression ratio Ujj for a spectacular performance with surprisingly Rock mileage on Premium Grade gasoline. The Cutlass engine is Avail Able As an extra Cost option on All f-8? models he added. The Standard engine for All other f-85 s is the 8-Cylinder, 355 horsepower aluminium Rockelle engine widely acclaimed for its performance and Economy. It also has a Dis placement of 215 inches but is equipped with a two barrel Carburettor and 8.75 to 1 com pression ratio for operating with regular Grade fuels. Among the body design improvements noted by old Smo. Bile is almost two inches of additional leg room in the rear compartment of the four door for increased passenger co Micro. New Fob 62 Coupe featuring i bucket Witolf in cry Typl control Wiio to it Ltd of Troltz 4-s by afro Molic Power flier Long Power Brahe and win Ceffo Mortt 345-. V-8. 1962 1100 special now on display if new Model . 5.a.e. Seats if new Price Noll Baldwin. Inc. So frs car had quarters 2275 e. Colorado by 3-3125 there s something extra about owning an car with the sporty hair., the car with a zest for zip the car that s fun to drivel reason you get action packed performance from the powerful v-8 engine under every 62 Oldsmobile Hood you can take Pride in the rakish look of an Olds roof lne the tasteful tailoring of dramatic Intel Oral see All the Oldsmobile a at the show then try one in action at your Olds Quality dealers new Foi my Cul Lail Conett Kytt Aioli big d mob d. Lax. of Iii id panel Power top plus Itlen curtail 185-. Alun Livni a a also on display at local authorized Oldsmobile Quality dealer s Natzel Oldsmobile 1253 a Colorado

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