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Posted By: Al Dorado
Posted On: Saturday November 9, 2019 at 11:29 AM
 
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I remember these. Interesting. Unique. Unusual. But why?
These probably did not sell well. The back seat was likely a toaster oven on sunny days. The problem with these huge 70's luxoboats is that their engines were so choked by unnecessary emissions equipment, they could barely get out of their own way.

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PIC: 1978 Olds Toronado XS Brougham with wrap around rear window, rare by Dick Johnson #44971
It was rare for a reason IMO. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #44971.1
Right, rare but not too terribly desirable. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #44971.1.1
Thank you Jack ... Thank you !!!!!! (EOM) by Dennis Mong #44971.1.2
You're welcome ????? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44971.1.2.1
He finally thanked you! It only took weeks! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #44971.1.2.1.1
Huh...wha??? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44971.1.2.1.1.1
Talk about an ugly car. So typical of everything from the Big Three in the 70's. All ugly! (EOM) by George Schire #44971.2
I remember these. Interesting. Unique. Unusual. But why? by Al Dorado #44971.3
Just who was it that greenlighted this disaster...lol (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #44971.3.1
Not rare enough. A horrible mess compared to the original. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44971.4
Yet this was FAR better than the pathetic and sad final by Mike DeTorrice #44971.5
Not GMs finest hour. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44971.5.1
Yep! I THREW UP when I first saw those "mini" Eldos, Toris, and Buicks. UNREAL!! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #44971.5.2
Shades of '47 Studebakers. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #44971.6
Wrap around? More like fish tanked. You can see the corner seams. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #44971.7
Made the original even more desireable. I was never a fan of GM styling and this sure didn't help! by Duncan Pohl #44971.9




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