Pick of the Day: 1959 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88

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Pick of the Day: 1959 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88

These days, there are many smartphone-based apps that monitor driving behavior. Parents can set up alerts to let them know when a newly-licensed driver exceeds a certain speed, or electronically block vehicle performance above a certain rate. Some insurance companies have even started offering incentives to customers who authorize GPS tracking when it comes to acceleration, aggressive cornering, and braking.

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1959 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88

But Oldsmobile was way ahead of the game in offering visual alerts about speed control, and that innovative technology is showcased in today’s spotlight vehicle.

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1959 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88

The Pick of the Day is a 1959 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88 listed for sale on ClassicCars.com by a private seller in Salem, Massachusetts. (Click the link to view the listing)

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1959 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88

Included in this Olds is a trademark “Safety-Spectrum Speedometer.” The ribbon-style bar that moves along the 120-mph speedometer increments is engineered to modify color according to speed: it is green from 0 to 35 mph, orange from 35-65 mph, and red at speeds above 65 mph.



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