Imperial Oil wanted a car that looked futuristic but retained an identity of the times. The Toronado body would reduce the mechanical fabrication due to it's longer front end. The added length provided a spacious interior that included swivel front seats that could face the rear wrap-around lounge seat.
This one was mislabeled as a 70 X. http://www.worldsfaircommunity.org/topic/10394-oldsmobile-toronado-x-70/
the other one has been neglected a very long time, and is being stored in hopes of winning the lotto if anyone ever wants to buy a Barris car, even one as forgotten and ugly as this
The first winner was a Mr. Hockett of Edmonton, who picked up his five winning tips on a journey from Vancouver to Edmonton during a family vacation. The second car was won by Vernon Scales of Okanagan Landing.