Here are 8 interesting facts about Oldsmobile 442, one of the most popular muscle cars ever.

- The Oldsmobile 442 was first introduced in 1964 as a high-performance option for the Cutlass model.

The name "442" refers to the car's four-barrel carburetor, four-speed manual transmission, and dual exhaust system.

In 1968, the 442 became its own model, separate from the Cutlass.

The 442 was available in a variety of body styles, including a hardtop, convertible, and wagon.

During the peak of its popularity in the late 1960s, the 442 was known for its powerful V8 engine options, which could produce up to 450 horsepower.

The 442 was also available with a range of performance options, including a Hurst Dual/Gate shifter, heavy-duty suspension, and limited-slip differential.

The 442 was discontinued in 1971, but was reintroduced in the 1980s as a performance package for the Cutlass Supreme model.

The Oldsmobile 442 was one of the most successful muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s, and is still popular among car enthusiasts today.

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