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Though its name identified the 4-4-2 as a collection of separate performance parts, no 1966 muscle intermediate had a more unified performance personality. Oldsmobile’s interpretation of the modern supercar was quickly gaining a reputation as the best balanced of the bunch.
Old called its 1967 sporty cars the “Youngmobiles” and advertised them accordingly. Tires were “boots”, styling was “with it”, and the 4-4-2 was “the sweetest, neatest, completest anti-boredom bundle on rubber!”. One ad touted rhe 4-4-2 as “Keeper of the Cool”. That was quite accurate in the case of cars with the W-30 performance package.