1978 Toronado

1978 Oldsmobile Toronado What's new for 1978:
This was the last year for the '71 vintage style, and marked the last time Toronados would be produced in Lansing. Changes were limited to a new grille design.
Dimensions and Capacities
Exterior DimensionsCoupe
Overall length (in.)227.5
Wheelbase (in.)122.0
Luggage cap. (cu. ft.)17.0
Fuel tank (gals.)26.0
Interior DimensionsCoupe
Headroom f/r37.7/36.7
Legroom f/r42.2/35.3
Shoulder room 663.7/61.7
Powertrain Specs
Displacement/Type403ci 4bbl V8
Horsepower n/a
Transaxle3-speed auto.
Identifying a '78:
The '78 Toronado differed from the 1977 model in the grille area. Where the '77 model had a crosshatch pattern, the '78 design was made up of horizontal openings.