Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Final Frontier? 1978 Oldsmobile 98 Regency

This next pimp mobile comes as a tip from Zach Z who writes; 99 problems, but this Olds 98 Regency ain't one of themWell, it does have the wide whitewalls that are legally required.  I'm sure there's a butt for every seat, but this ain't a (plush, courderoy) seat for me.  Find this 1978 Oldsmobile 98 Regency offered for MAKE AN OFFER located somewhere in the wild & free northern state of Alaska via craigslist.

From the seller:
For sale:

1978 Oldsmobile 98 Regency, only 35,661 miles. V8 gas.

Long story short, this car sat inside storage for 95% of its life. Absolutely mint condition. All original, down to the white wall tires. No rust/cancer. Zero cracks in the vinyl top. The car is spotless inside and out.

For some perspective, the car hasnt been detailed yet since being pulled out of storage and it is still spotless. A professional detailing would literally make this car look brand new.

Hagerty valued this car at $14,100 as a classic.

MAKE AN OFFER. However, we will not let this go for pennies.

See a better use of white walls?


  1. Not a chance in the world that those wide whitewalls are original. Even 1970s GM wasn't tacky enough to sell cars with wide whites. Pretty clean car though.

  2. No matter whether this is "your thing" or not, I have to give a hats-off to the owner for 40 years of outstanding care. That is not something we see every day.

  3. I figure all you need when picking up this car in Alaska is two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high powered blotter acid, a salt shaker half full of cocaine, and a whole galaxy of multi-colored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers... and also a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of Budweiser, a pint of raw ether and two dozen amyls.

    1. And suddenly there was a terrible roar all around us and the sky was full of what looked like huge bats, all swooping and screeching and diving around the car, which was going about 100 miles an hour with the top down to Las Vegas. And a voice was screaming: “Holy Jesus! What are these goddamn animals?”

      ..."How long can we maintain? I wondered. How long before one of us starts raving and jabbering at this boy? What will he think then? This same lonely desert was the last known home of the Manson family. Will he make that grim connection when my attorney starts screaming about bats and huge manta rays coming down on the car?"

  4. how can we believe ANYTHING the seller says after that claim that the whitewalls are original?


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