Another hi-po engine was offered, the W-32
The 1969 Olds 442 was very similar to the 1968 except the division tooth between the grilles, the trunk lid inlets for the taillights, wing windows deleted on Holiday Coupes and convertibles, steering lock ignition switch on the steering column, standard headrests were added to the front seats, and the paint scheme. Twin hood stripes were now available to highlight the new dual-bulged hood.
Another hi-po engine was offered, the W-32. It came with the Forced Air Induction plumbing found on the W-30s, but it had a milder cam like the base engine. It was only available with an automatic. 297 were built.
The Hurst/Olds returned with a Cameo White and Fire Frost Gold striped paint scheme, functional ram air hood scoops, rear spoiler, and the best part, a 380 hp 455ci V8. 906 production Hurst/Olds Holiday Coupes were built, plus 6 prototypes and 2 convertibles for a total of 914 cars.
|Engine||Size||Carb.||HP||Torque||0 to 60||Quarter mile|
|Hurst/Olds||455ci||1x4bbl||380||500 lb-ft||5.9 sec||13.9 sec @ 103.1 mph|
- 4-Speed Manual Wide Ratio
- 3-Speed Turbo HydraMatic
- Heavy-Duty 3-Speed
- 4-Speed Manual Close Ratio
Paint & Colors
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