1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass SX Convertible - $47,000

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1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass SX Convertible

  • Year: 1971
  • Model: Cutlass SX
  • Price: $47,000
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1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass SX Convertible

74,000 Original Miles

This is believed to be 1 of 357 extremely rare Cutlass SX Convertibles produced in 1971 which has been fully restored in its original antique jade color. The SX cars were equipped much the same as the coveted 442 with a 455 cubic inch engine and famous Y79 cut out bumper for the beautiful stainless trumpet exhaust tips. This car is equipped with a non-numbers matching 1970 442 spec 455 (365 HP 500 ft. lbs. torque). It is originally a highly optioned car including jade green bucket seats, power steering, power disc brakes, power convertible top and air conditioning. Other options now include a Custom Sport steering wheel, W-25 Ram Air hood, W-27 aluminum differential cover, W-35 rear spoiler, Super Stock II rims and a posi-traction rear end.

Southern car almost its entire life - Sold new at Courtesy Motors in Johnson City TN, originally registered in North Carolina and most recently purchased out of the Virginia Beach area.

455 cubic inch engine – 396021F casting
Cylinder Heads are “E” castings
Freshly tuned up – new AC plugs, cap, rotor, Pertronix plug wires, K&N air filter
Engine rebuilt to 70 442 specs during restoration (365 HP & 500 ft. lbs. torque)
Roller rockers added during rebuild
Oldsmobile cast iron intake and Rochester Quadrajet carburetor
Fresh oil change using Lucas Hot Rod High Zinc 10w-40 & proper AC filter
Brand new valve cover gaskets

Transmission - 3 Speed Turbo-Hydro-matic 400 (Turbo 400)

Exhaust – Full dual exhaust with proper Oldsmobile trumpet style tips

Rear End – 3:23s with Posi Unit

Power Steering
Power Brakes
Air Conditioning
Power Top – In proper working order
Fully functional Ram Air setup
Super Stock II Wheels

The car received a very high quality professional dual stage repaint in the original antique jade color (approximately 2001). The original body panels are extremely straight and replacement quarter panels were professionally installed during the restoration process. I am meticulous when it comes to paint and body work and have judged at shows. I would rate this paint currently as an 8.5 if you consider a 10 a flawless concours quality paint job. It does have a few minor chip touch ups however shines in the sun like it was just recently restored. The hood is a fully functional fiberglass W-25 Ram Air unit. The chrome and stainless all show nicely and have just been machine polished. Prior owner took a best in show at a Mid Atlantic AACA judged event. It is not a trailer queen but is way nicer than the average daily driver quality cars seen at many shows.

The trunk is highly detailed with a matching Super Stock II spare wheel with an original Firestone bias ply tire.

The car comes with an extremely high-quality California Car Cover brand cover

The windshield, side windows and convertible back window are all in excellent show condition. There are no chips or scratches.

Taillight lenses etc. are all properly 1971 date coded (not generic reproduction)

Convertible Top:
The original sandalwood top was replaced with a black top at the time of restoration
The top remains in gorgeous show condition and appears brand new
Power top up and down is in complete working order and functioning smoothly
Matching jade green convertible boot

Jade green
Bucket Seats with Automatic on the console
The seat upholstery, steering wheel, dash, carpet are all in very good show quality condition
The door panels and arm rests show a little aging (some chrome trim is delaminating) but overall show very nicely
Custom ACC Oldsmobile Rocket Floor Mats (OEM black rubber Oldsmobile mats will also be included)

OEM 14 inch Super Stock II wheels
Trim Rings and Center Caps are NOS GM units (not cheap reproductions)
The tires are brand new Coker Firestone Wide Oval Radials – with 0 miles on them
The spare tire is an original Firestone bias ply Wide Oval

The undercarriage has been detailed with chassis black paint on the frame etc.
The floor pans and trunk floor are completely solid
Cross members are detailed in gloss black and are in excellent show condition

Sold new on January 8th 1971
Original Protect-O-Plate fully intact in excellent condition
Original 1971 Owners Manual & Consumer Information booklets
Original North Carolina Registration

This is your chance to own a true show quality big block powered muscle car convertible for significantly less than the cost of a 442 with the same options!

$47,000 or best reasonable offer
I think this car is gorgeous, but a little on the pricey side. I love those SX models!
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