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Feb 29, 2008
For as long as 107 years, since its inception in 1897 till 2004 the Oldsmobile was manufactured by General Motors. After the Daimler and the Peugeot, this is the oldest vehicle in the world. Production of this venerable car was phased out in 2004. The last three models of this automobile were the Alero, the Silhouette and the Bravada.

The three models could take one back to time when driving it is chic at its contemporaries. With its neatly sculpted look and embellishment still intact, one would surely make feel this car is specially made for him.

Everything is there to be enjoyed; comfort, convenience, entertainment, safety and security. Road & Track extolled it for its "delightfully well-balanced and nimble character". Car and Driver called the Alero "downright world class". The same could be said of the other Oldsmobile cars also. The Silhouette brought in refined power while the Bravada had a explosive mix of raw horsepower.

Except for the Silhouette, which is powered by a 3400 SFI V6 engine which provides a robust 185 hp. at 5,200 rpm and 210 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm, the Alero and the Bravada are fitted with a 2.2 lt. DOHC engine with 140 hp. or a 3.4 lt. V6 with a full 170 hp and a 275 hp. Vortec 4200 DOHC incline 6 Cylinder engine respectively. All of these engines deliver exceptional power on call.

Safety is also attended some importance to Oldsmobile cars. That is why all of them include the required safety equipment like air bags, both side and front side. Anti-lock braking system is also included in all of its models. . The Alero and the Silhouette includes the LATCH system for better child safety. The Silhouette and the Alero also with safety measures such as Battery Run-Down Protection which immediately turns off the headlights after 10 mins., in case one had not switch it off.

The inclusion of Key-Less Entry is found in all three models. One can open the doors even when away of 30 m. With its panic button, one can easily blow the horn and flash the parking lights when activated. To be able to be spotted easily, all the models have a daytime running lamp.

A good feature of the three automobiles is the audio equipment that will make one's travel with lots of fun. The Silhouette even includes DVD player with wireless remote, a 6.8-inch video screen, on-screen programming and normal, wide, cinema, and zoom settings, stereo RCA jacks with inputs for video game systems and camcorders and 2 pairs of wireless headphones with separate volume controls.

The Oldsmobile Keychains is released in an octet. The octets are the Teardrop, the Steering Wheel, the Valet, the Chrome Circle, the Metal Oval, the Leather Gold, the Leather Silver and the Chrome Rectangle. A new member of the octet is the small and chic Chrome Rectangle. All of them comes with a unique logo of the car while its name on it.
About the Author
Kathy Austin is a writer for Wholesale keychains. Check out the intricate designs of these Oldsmobile Keychains, they are crafted in stainless steel, metal, chrome, and leather and comes with a lifetime guarantee.
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