'72 Oldsmobile Toronado


The '72 Toronado was the second year of the second generation Toronado.

The Toronado had be redesigned for '71 and resembled the Previous generation Eldorado especially in profile.

Identifying a 72 Toronado




Grills below bumper.
Vertical grill bars.
Black rubber rubstrip on bumper.
Headlights paired in chrome bezel.
Oldsmobile Rocket in Winged bezel on hood.
Toronado Script on Hood.(drivers side)

No louvers in decklid.
Rectangular taillights.
Upper Brake lights below back window.
Backup light vertical and in bumper.
Gas filler behind license plate.
Toronado script and by Oldsmobile in rectangular block on right side of decklid.
Side view


Chrome side moldings available.
Vinyl top is halo type with paint boarder.
Toronado script with front drive in rectangular block on lower section of front fender


Dash is identical to '71.
Brougham will have square biscuit pattern on seats.
Custom will have pleated pattern on seats.
All models Toronados have black steering wheels and color coordinated pedal pads


Fan shroud mounted directly to engine on rubber sleeve with closer tolerances to fan to aid in cooling problems.

'72 Toronado courtesy of Chuck Noppe

Copyright; 1998 Chuck Noppe
Revised: March 12, 1999