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AutoHunter Spotlight: LS1-Powered 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass S

Unusual Sports Coupe with modern drivability


Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by, is this 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Sports Coupe restomod. It is powered by an LS1 5.7-liter V8 backed by a four-speed overdrive automatic transmission. Features include drilled and slotted power disc brakes, power Camaro bucket seats, modern climate control system, Sony touchscreen stereo with GPS navigation, and more. Finished in Destroyer Gray with black vinyl roof over a black leather and vinyl interior, this Olds comes from the selling dealer with a clear title.

During the build, the exterior was refinished in Dodge’s Destroyer Gray. Features include black racing stripes on the hood and trunk lid, dual color-matched racing mirrors with manual driver-side remote, and black vinyl top. A walk-around video can be seen below.

A set of 17-inch US Mags 10-spoke aluminum wheels is wrapped in Yokohama radial tires.

The cabin is furnished with fifth-generation Camaro black leather power-operated front bucket seats. Features include power steering, console-mounted automatic transmission shifter, Vintage Air climate control system, woodgrain accents, and Sony touchscreen stereo with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and GPS navigation.

The instrument panel consists of a set of Dakota Digital LCD gauges. The odometer reads 264 miles, but the true mileage on this vehicle is unknown.

Power is provided by a LS1 5.7-liter V8, the same that originally powered the C5 Corvette. It is backed by a four-speed overdrive automatic transmission. Engine bay features include black valve covers, 102mm throttle body, serpentine belt accessory drive system, tube exhaust headers, aluminum radiator, dual electric fans, and smooth body-color firewall.

This Cutlass S is equipped with an independent front suspension with tubular control arms and adjustable coilovers up front, and 12-bolt solid rear-drive axle with Positraction mounted with a four-link setup and adjustable coilovers out back. Braking is provided by drilled and slotted power discs. A Borla dual exhaust system exits at the rear.

The auction for this LS1-powered 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Sports Coupe restomod ends Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 12:15 p.m. (MST)

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Diego Rosenberg
Diego Rosenberg
Lead Writer Diego Rosenberg is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey, giving him plenty of exposure to the charms of Carlisle and Englishtown. Though his first love is Citroen, he fell for muscle cars after being seduced by 1950s finned flyers—in fact, he’s written two books on American muscle. But please don’t think there is a strong American bias because foreign weirdness is never far from his heart. With a penchant for underground music from the 1960-70s, Diego and his family reside in metropolitan Phoenix.


  1. Good morning I’ve been trying to get a estimated value of a vehicle that I have 1964 Buick Riviera has a 425 motor with 465 torque it says 29,000 on the odometer not sure if that’s actual or it’s been turned over my buddies back generally went to 100,000 and then it turned over so anyway if anyone out there could respond to that all numbers are matching beautiful car photo to follow thank you God bless


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