1970 Oldsmobile W31 Cutlass S Sports Coupe
Oldsmobile muscle car fanatics, you will want to take a very close look at this amazing Olds W-Machine!
‘Red Hills Rods & Classics’ is proud to offer you this absolutely gorgeous, all numbers matching, rotisserie restored & heavily documented 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Sports Coupe W31, one of only (116) built! The recipient of a nut & bolt rotisserie restoration in 2015, the final result is simply outstanding in every way and 100% correct throughout. No factory options were added or deleted, to ensure that this rare Cutlass S Sports Coupe W31 would be just as she left the Oldsmobile plant back in 1970. Sold new on March 30, 1970, @ Hejhal Oldsmobile in Villa Park IL., this ’70 Olds Cutlass W31 retains every piece of original documentation from day one. According to the original window sticker, options are listed as follows: (W31) W-Machine Package, (M20) Wide-Ratio 4-Speed Transmission, (G92) 3.42 Performance Axle, (G80) Anti-Spin Rear Axle, (V02) Heavy-Duty Radiator, (A02) Soft-Ray Tinted Windshield, (N47) Vari-Ratio Power Steering, (PK5) Wide Oval Tires Raised White Letters, (N66) Super Stock II Wheels, (U63) Deluxe Pushbutton AM Radio, (D35) Sports Styled Outside Rearview Mirrors, (FE2) Rallye Suspension Package, (N10) Dual Exhaust System.
The original 100% rust-free sheet metal is laser straight all of the way around the car, and all of the body panels are aligned beautifully w/ precise gaps. The factory correct (Code 75) Matador Red paint w/ black hood stripes is simply as nice as it gets, w/ a deep mirror-like shine that appears to be a mile deep. There are no scratches, chips or blemishes to be found anywhere, and all of the chrome & stainless steel trim is in show quality condition throughout. She sits on original Super Stock II wheels wrapped w/ Firestone Wide-Oval RWL tires, just like she did 47 years ago. The beautifully restored trunk area is 100% complete & factory correct w/ OEM trunk mat, Super Stock II spare wheel wrapped w/ correct Firestone Wide Oval spare tire and jack assembly. Underneath you will find the same attention to detail present on the top side. From the satin black floor pans, to the suspension components, to the NOS grey spiral shocks, every piece shows beautifully & factory correct from front to back (please look closely at the undercarriage photos to see how much attention went into this no-expense spared restoration).
Open the driver’s door and you will find an absolutely perfect (Code 940) black vinyl bench seat interior that is factory correct & 100% bone stock in appearance. All of the original gauges, lights, blinkers, AM radio, clock, etc., are in perfect working condition w/ absolutely no issues whatsoever. It is certainly a great feeling to sit inside this perfect Olds A-body muscle car w/ your right hand firmly gripping that big Hurst shifter, looking out over those huge hood scoops.
Pop open the hood and nestled inside the beautifully detailed engine bay you will find the original numbers matching 350/325hp W31 motor painted in the correct gold hue w/ casting number 395558 and partial VIN stamp (30M291452) under the driver side head. All of the W31 specific components on this motor are 100% correct throughout, including the original cast-iron #6 cylinder heads, 308 camshaft, original performance calibrated Rochester Quadrajet 750 cfm carburetor sitting atop the original aluminum Winters intake manifold, six-blade fan w/ fan clutch, etc. The original numbers matching engine is linked the original numbers matching Muncie M20 4-Speed transmission w/ Muncie stamp (P0B25A) and partial VIN stamp (30M291452), which feeds power to the factory original 3.42 anti-spin rear end. The entire drivetrain was completely rebuilt to factory specifications during the nut & bolt restoration, with no aftermarket performance modifications whatsoever. She fires up instantly settling into a nice smooth idle, and she runs, drives & performs beautifully in every way. The Gardner dual exhaust system sounds deep & mean just the way you would expect it to. These Olds W31 small-block motors are surprisingly fast and were very popular w/ the drag racing crowd of that era. They also handle better than their big-block counterparts w/ much better weight distribution. The factory power steering & manual front disc brakes allows driving around town to be effortless, and when you get her out on the freeway she tracks straight & true, even w/ the factory correct Firestone Wide-Oval tires.
The original documentation that goes w/ this car is very extensive to say the least, and includes: original dealer sales invoice, original window sticker, original trade-in invoice, original title (not a copy), original owner’s manual, original Protect-Plate, original vehicle warranty brochure, original consumer information booklet, original 1970 Oldsmobile service manual, original 1970 Oldsmobile accessories brochure, original rental accident kit, original color chip brochure, original hang tags, original 1970 Oldsmobile dealer brochure, album of restoration photos, restoration receipts, ‘First Place’ plaque from Oldsmobile Club Of America, original magazine articles, original photo of the car when new, etc.! This is an investment-grade muscle car in every sense of the word and will only appreciate in value in the coming years. You would be very hard pressed to find a finer example anywhere @ any price, period!
Whether you are searching for a rare collector-grade muscle car for investment purposes, or simply a brute street machine from an era long since passed that you can drive & enjoy to the fullest, this absolutely stunning 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Sports Coupe W31 fits the bill!