2002 Oldsmobile Alero Gl

Oldsmobile Alero GL

The Oldsmobile Alero was introduced in give 1998 as a 1999 manakin to interchange the Achieva and Cutlas. The Alero went into yield on April 6, 1998. All Aleros were reinforced in Lansing, Michigan. The Alero was Oldsmobile’s finale compact likewise as the finale fomite sold nether the mark. Output complete on April 29, 2004.

History

The pattern of the Alero was earlier previewed in 1997 with the Alero Alpha construct car, a futurist V6-powered athletics coupe that featured many excogitation elements seen in the product Alero besides as approximately that were ne’er meant for yield.

The Alero was sold either as a 4-door saloon or as a 2-door putsché. It divided its build and many parts, including engines, with the Pontiac Chiliad Am. It was portion of the GM N chopine.

In 2003, the Alero’s day working lights were changed from high-beam to low-beam.

The Alero was besides sold in prize European countries as the Chevrolet Alero, although but usable as a saloon. The car lull featured its Oldsmobile badges evening though sold nether the Chevrolet stigma, since well-nigh European consumers would not know what the badge stood for. Chevrolet badges were added to the lattice and bottom facia during the 2000 simulation twelvemonth. The Toronado was sold likewise.

Alero output terminated with a particular Concluding 500 Variation. These finis 500 Aleros featured custom-made artwork divine by vintage Oldsmobile logos, iniquity cerise metal blusher, and a plateful featuring the car’s routine out of 500.

The net Alero Net 500 Variation (#500 of 500) likewise happened to be the concluding Oldsmobile e’er reinforced, and was sign-language nether its hoodlum by the employees of the Cosmopolitan Motors Lansing imbed then disposed to the R.E. Olds Transfer Museum.

2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL

A trailer of the aforethought permutation for the Alero was seen in 2001 with the introduction of the “O4” construct, intentional by Bertone. The car was an clear top 4-seater with European styling but about Oldsmobile traits, and powered by the up-to-the-minute Ecotec I4 locomotive. The distinguish had multiple meanings, including “Oldsmobile 4-Seater” too as implying the yr 2004 as a aforethought see for product.

Unluckily, the O4 conception was unveiled a few weeks aft Worldwide Motors proclaimed that they would be phasing out the Oldsmobile blade, pregnant that yield possibilities of the O4 would ne’er see realness. Because of this, a arcsecond contemporaries Alero was ne’er reinforced and the car was phased out in 2004.

Engines

  • 1999-2004 LA1 3.4 L (207 in³) V6 – 170 hp (Optional on GL, Touchstone on GLS)
  • 1999-2001 LD9 2.4 L (146 in³) I4 – 155 hp (Banner on GX & GL)
  • 2002-2004 Ecotec 2.2 L (134 in³) I4 – 140 hp (Received on GX & GL)
  • Variant prototypes

    2002 Oldsmobile Alero Gl

    World-wide Motors licensed the twist of Alero prototypes either for examination or to cumulate opinion on potential hereafter plans for the Alero. These variants admit:

  • Alero OSV – “Oldsmobile Specialization Fomite”, an experimentation in an aftermarket parts blade for Oldsmobile. Featured a eubstance kit, charged I4, impost national, and peculiar cherry pigment.
  • Alero OSV II – Another data-based fomite, this clock featuring an LX5 DOHC 3.5L V6 (ill-used in the Oldsmobile Scheme and Dawn and featured custom-made shadow jet blusher.
  • Alero 442 – A set of prove cars based on the Alero coupe fitted with a soundbox kit alike in conception to the Oldsmobile 442. Apiece Alero 442 display car had a unequalled semblance, including gabardine with golden chevron and ovalbumin with tap stripe.
  • Alero California – A impost reinforced edition of the Alero coupe featuring racing parts including a gravid bum extension, racing seating, athletics tires, and usage artwork multicolor in brownish and chickenhearted.
  • Alero Transmutable – An experimentation in the possibleness of creating an Alero with a transformable cushy top to aid widen the entreaty of the car to untested buyers. The Oldsmobile O4 conception likewise hinted that the succeeding propagation Alero could suffer had a transmutable modeling.
  • Alero Step Car – Reinforced by World-wide Motors as parting of their flit of Oldsmobile safe cars for the Indy Racing Conference, featuring customs white-livered and albumen chequered sag art.
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