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The 1st generation Oldsmobile Starfire Coupe was produced by Oldsmobile between 1960–1966 for model years 1961–1966. Assembly was done in Lansing, Michigan, United States. It was available as a 2-door convertible or a 2-door hardtop with a front-engine and rear-wheel-drive. It was built upon the B-body platform and was related to the Oldsmobile 98, Oldsmobile Jetstar I and Jetstar 88, Oldsmobile Delta 88, Oldsmobile Super 88, and the Oldsmobile Dynamic 88.
Powertrain choices included the 394 cu in (6.5 L) V8 and the 425 cu in (7.0 L) V8. Transmission options included a 3-speed automatic and a 4-speed manual. The wheelbase was 123 in (3,124 mm) and it weighed 4,492 lb (2,038 kg). It followed the Oldsmobile Super 88 and was followed by the Oldsmobile Toronado, Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale, and Oldsmobile Delta 88 Custom. It was closely related to the Chevy Monza.
The Oldsmobile Starfire 2nd generation was built between 1975-1980. It was a completely different looking car. It was a small hatchback sports coupe, with Italian stylings. Many people said that it looked a bit like a Ferrari 365 GTC/4.
Submodels included the Starfire Base Sport Coupe, Starfire Firenza Sport Coupe, Starfire GT Sport Coupe and the Starfire SX Sport Coupe. These cars were outfitted with engines with displacement ranges of 2287-5001 cc (139.6-305.2 cui) which produced between 62.5-108 kW (85-147 PS, 84-145 hp) of power. Assembly took place in Sainte-Thérèse Assembly- Quebec, Canada, and Lordstown Assembly, in Lordstown, Ohio, United States.
The body style was a 2-door Hatchback in the subcompact class. Layout was Front-engine with rear-wheel-drive. It was related to Buick Skyhawk, Pontiac Sunbird, Chevrolet Monza, Pontiac Astre, and the Chevrolet Vega. Powertrain Engine choices were a 140 cu in (2.3 L) L11 I4, 151 cu in (2.5 L) Iron Duke I4, 231 cu in (3.8 L) Buick V6, or 305 cu in (5.0 L) Chevrolet V8. Transmission choices included a 4-speed manual, 5-speed T-50 manual, 3-speed THM200 automatic, and 3-speed THM-250 automatic.
1979 Oldsmobile Starfire Firenza 2.5 Litre 4-speed top speed was 171 km/h or 106 mph. It had a 0-60 mph of 14 seconds and a 0-100 km/h time of 14.9 seconds. Quarter mile drag time (402 m) was 19.8 seconds.