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Insanely Rare W-43 455ci Oldsmobile Hemi Engine Up For Sale

Insanely Rare W-43 455ci Oldsmobile Hemi Engine Up For Sale

We came across some information about a very rare experimental engine that Oldsmobile was going to put into production sometime in 1973. One of the members from the forum called Realoldspower.com saw this very rare engine for sale on Racing Junk.com, and provided us with this information.

The W43: Oldsmobile's DOHC 455 V8 That Never Was

The W43: Oldsmobile’s DOHC 455 V8 That Never Was

There was a time in the late-1960s when noted automotive journalist Karl Ludvigsen made the claim that the W43 Olds 455 was “perhaps the most promising and impressive big-bore V8 engines ever groomed for street and track use by any manufacturer.” Yes, an Oldsmobile.

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