1989 Oldsmibile Toronado Trofeo - Rare car with Factory Touchscreen
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Used 1989 Oldsmobile Toronado 127,000 miles
THIS CAR HAS BEEN MY BABY FOR 15 YEARS30 M.P.G.127,000 MILESGREAT CONDITION -- NO RUST3.8L V6 -- THESE RUN FOREVER!VERY RARE CARSUPER RARE FACTORY COLOR INDASH TOUCHSCREEN THAT CONTROLS RADIO/CLIMATE/TRIP COMPUTER/ETC. MOONROOFCRUISE CONTROLTILTANTI LOCK BRAKESLEATHER SEATSREMOTE START AND ALARM SYSTEMPOWER WINDOWS/LOCKS/SEATSNEW 17" TIRES WITH CUSTOM WHEELSRUNS AND DRIVES GREATASKING $ 3,000 OR BEST OFFERCALL 612-750-5851WILL CONSIDER TRADE OF ANOTHER VEHICLE OR A SKI DOO 800 RENEGADEThe Oldsmobile Toronado was the first modern Front Drive car made, arriving in 1966.The Troféo was released as a package in 1987 on the Toronado, one year after the 4th generation Toronado debuted to sagging sales. The next year the Troféo was marketed completely separately. Troféo had a different grille, a chin spoiler, fog lights, a different taillight setup, dual exhaust tips, and FE3 sport suspension.The 1989 Troféo could make .81g on the skidpad.However, a fully loaded Troféo, like mine, truly fit into the category it shared with its big sister car, the Cadillac Eldorado: "Personal Luxury Coupe." A real driver's car. The Troféo came with options found on very few cars, especially at the time. Most had vinyl seats with leather seating surfaces, power locks, windows, mirrors, trunk, and seats. There are seven different controls for the seats alone. A sunroof was available as well as climate control and twilight sentinel (headlights turn themselves on in the dark). Cruise Control and Four Wheel Anti-Lock Disc Brakes were also standard.Very few Toronados and Troféos were made from 1986 until the model's retirement in 1992. In fact, those cars are unique because the VIC was an option beginning in 1989, and there was a sheet metal overhaul in 1990 as well as the practical elimination of the digital dash (It was retained in the bench seat base Toronado models). Note that the radio and climate control are controllable from the steering wheel as well as the VIC (yet airbags weren't available until 1990).The VIC controls the car's radio, climate control module, and phone as well as providing a date book, and calendar, a compass, trip computer, fuel economy calculator, oil change monitor, and comprehensive engine gauge. Also, it provides a graphical display for all warnings regarding the car such as low fuel, hot engine, or even door ajar. The entire system, including the speedometer, could be converted between the English and Metric system with the touch of a single button.When the Toronado was cancelled in 1992, It left only the Buick Riviera and Cadillac Eldorado as the GM E Body Luxury/Sport Coupes. The Riviera ended production a few years back, and now the Eldorado has been cancelled. The Lincoln Mark VIII is also gone, and the Ford Thunderbird is now a completely different car. Tastes in cars have definitely swung away from large two door cars, especially in the luxury and near luxury market, which is a shame.
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Climate Control, Cruise Control, Power Windows, Trip Computer
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