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1985 442 HURST/OLDS FE3-X aka DARTH VADER

   CUTLASS FE3-X CONCEPT CAR
 
ENGINE:
Displacement 5.OL, 307-cid V8
Horsepower 200 @ 4000 rpm
Torque 250 ft.-lbs.. @ 2600 rpm
Induction System Quadrajet carburator 1986 intake manifold and swirl port heads
Exhaust System Anti-reversion headers
CHASSIS:
Brakes Four-wheel discs
Wheels 16x8 cast alloy
Tires 255/50VR-16
GENERAL:
Seats Recaro ‘C’ type
Instrumentation 140 mph speedometer,7000-rpm tachometer,
                           accelerometer, oil, fuel, coolant temperature
BODY & TRIM:
Monochromatic paint, window tinting, functional
aero/ground effects package, headlight and grille covers,
front air dam, flush emblems, rocker panel extensions,
wheelwell evacuation ducts, brake cooling ducts and an
adjustable rear deck spoiler.

1985 CUTLASS FE3-X CONCEPT CAR aka DARTH VADER HURST/OLDS

1985 CUTLASS FE3-X CONCEPT CAR aka DARTH VADER II HURST/OLDS

The Cutlass was a very popular car within Oldsmobile but when the Grim Reaper was working on a ‘fleet reduction’ the car was transferred to the RE Olds Transportation Museum.

FRONT VIEW'S OF BOTH CARS

We referred to the rear spoiler as a ‘deck lid extension’ and it was intended to lay in a horizontal position to produce some downforce with minimal drag. Photographers and PR personnel liked the more aggressive look so the spoiler is shown in

Darth also had aluminum heads (only four castings were made) and a few additional engine modifications….