Oldsmobile Straight-8 engine

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1940s Oldsmobile Straight-8 engine

Oldsmobile produced a "multicylinder" straight-8 engine in the 1930s. This was the company's top engine choice from 1937 until the 1949 introduction of the Rocket V8.


The only displacement offered for the Olds straight-8 was 257 cubic inches (4.2 L). It was a conventional side-valve engine, Only used for a short period of time in the olds lineup.

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