1954 oldsmobile super 88 Highway Patrol Tribute Car

  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Oldsmobile
  • Model: Eighty-Eight
  • SubModel: Super 88 Highway Patrol
  • Type: Sedan
  • Year: 1954
  • Color: Black & White
  • Engine size: 324 V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Green
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Dover, Idaho, United States


This car was inspired by the TV Series “Highway Patrol” starring Broderick Crawford as “Chief Dan Mathews”.The dramatic series ran from 1955 to 1959 and was based upon the California Highway Patrol.In the first season Crawford drove a 1954 Oldsmobile similar to this one. Thru out the series he would drive several different cars but is better known for driving a 1955 Buick.

You can check out some of the episodes on YouTube, or by ordering the series from Amazon.

The Good

324 “Rocket” V8 runs great

Complete tune up including plugs, wires, cap & rotor and coil. Also distributor converted to reliable electronic ignition.

Oil and filter changed

Engine detailed and painted

New Edelbrock Carburetor

4 speed hydramatic automatic transmission

New Motor Mounts and Transmission Mounts

New Fuel gauge sending unit

Power brakes

Manual steering (AKA “Armstrong Steering”)

5 new tires

New brakes including new wheel cylinders hardware & hoses

Refurbished radiator, new thermostat, hoses and belts

Rebuilt starter

New battery

Converted to single wire alternator

New seat belts

Most chrome re-plated and stainless straightened and polished as needed

All “Code 3” lights and siren work.

Has a period correct Police Radio (does not work)

Spring mounted whip antenna

Hand Cuffs and Suspect costumes for passengers. (Black and white stripe shirts and black hoodies)

The not so good...

Interior is original and in fair condition

Wipers do not work

Small rust holes in floor boards (Easy Repair)

This car is a hit at car shows and parades!!!

Available to be seen in person.

More Pictures available on request.

. This is clone or copy of a real TV show Highway Patrol Car

Please email with any questions. Car is for sale locally.