Oldsmobile 1974 Oldsmobile Omega

Published on January 14th, 2012 | by BajaBusta


1974 Oldsmobile Omega S Hatchback Test Drive


Why the name Omega, since it means the ‘last of any series’, is bewildering considering this was the first of three generations of the Oldsmobile Omega. Obviously they were noting the 24th letter (and last) of the Greek alphabet as seen by the rear quarter panel graphics (Ω), the S denoting its higher price and ‘not so much’ sport options. In the face of the emission controls that were required on cars back then, The only accolade Lindemann can conjure about the 350 V8 in the Omega is the fact it has a 4 barrel carburetor. sneering “the third time off the line I think there was actually a squeal of rubber, which is rather rare today with all the clean air plumbing”.

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