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158 Rolling Hill Rd
Mooresville, NC 28117
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1956 DeSoto Firedome
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CLASSIC DESOTO, RARE FIREDOME CONVERTIBLE, BEAUTIFUL COLOR COMBO!

HIGHLIGHTS: One of just 646 produced for 1956! Rotisserie restored! Gorgeous color combination! Recently released from a private collection, this beautiful 1956 DeSoto Firedome is perfect for any Forward Look Mopar collector wanting to bolster their collection!

BODY OVERVIEW: The body on this DeSoto is straight and beautiful! With Mopar products of this era being known for “radical” styling, putting one together like this is key to highlight all the styling elements. With sweeping body lines like this, what's not to love? This is a show-quality vehicle ready for a new home.

PAINT CONDITION OVERVIEW: One look up close tells you everything you need to know! There is no doubt this DeSoto received a top-notch restoration. The paint is slick with a deep gloss, and really highlights the body underneath. A dark gray color like this is sure to highlight any body imperfections, and one look down the side is very telling of this car's excellent condition. Now painted in Rolls-Royce colors and equipped with dual antennas, and chrome wire-spoke wheels wrapped in whitewall tires, it's no wonder this car looks so regal!

INTERIOR CONDITION OVERVIEW: Much like the exterior of this car, the interior is in beautiful condition showing extremely minimal signs of use. The red seating color is not original, but the gray tweed inserts are NOS. The bright red and gray interior is a lovely complement to the dark exterior color, and with the top down this car's true beauty really shows. This DeSoto is one classy lady!

MECHANICAL OVERVIEW: Under the hood sits a 330 Hemi, the classic choice for a Forward Look Mopar. The Hemi runs smoothly, sounds great, and the push-button automatic transmission really completes the full Chrysler experience. This gorgeous specimen is ready for top-down cruising to any show!

WHAT YOU'LL LOVE ABOUT THIS CAR: With radical body styling, a gorgeous color combination, and a purely classic look only Chrysler could achieve, what's not to love?

WHAT YOU MIGHT HATE ABOUT THIS CAR: If you're a stickler for originality, this car may not be for you.

DOES IT NEED ANYTHING? This DeSoto needs a few tweaks, as the speedometer cable is damaged, and the temperature gauge and radio don't work.

WHAT BUYER IS LOOKING FOR THIS CAR? Any Mopar collector, or anyone looking for a unique '50s classic!

Contact Shelton Classics & Performance for details at (704) 663-0432 or visit www.SheltonClassics.com

DOES IT WORK?
Air Conditioning N/A
Heater NO
Speedometer NO
Odometer NO
Oil PSI Gauge YES
Temperature Gauge NO
Fuel Gauge YES
Tachometer N/A
Wipers YES
Windows YES
Horn YES
Radio NO
Headlights YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights YES
Turn Signals YES
Emergency Brake YES
Keys – Ignition, Door & Trunk YES
Runs & Drives YES
Tire Condition: Good tread

TITLE STATUS: CLEAN

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The prices listed exclude a $250 document fee. Shelton Classics & Performance does not collect tax, tags, title, or any other motor vehicle fees. As such, these fees are also excluded from the listed price.

All vehicles are being sold As-Is, Where-Is with No Warranty expressed, written, or implied. All sales are final. It is the sole responsibility of the customer to thoroughly inspect the vehicle personally or via a 3rd party inspection company.

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
330 Hemi
Fuel Specification
Gasoline

Body

Body Color
Graphite Metallic
Body Style
Convertible
Doors
2
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1956
Make
DeSoto
Model
Firedome
Miles
67,345

Interior

Interior Color
Red
Secondary Interior Color
Gray
Seating Type
Bench
Seat Material
Tweed & Vinyl
Shifter Type
Push Button
Center Console
No

All vehicles are being sold As Is, Where Is, with No Warranty, expressed, written or implied. All sales are final. It is the sole responsibility of the customer, and which we strongly encourage, to thoroughly inspect the vehicle personally or via 3rd party, to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value, prior to purchase. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be constructed as a warranty of any type.

Vehicle information is provided by the consignor (current owner) of the vehicle, and while we do perform a visual and safety inspection of the vehicle upon arrival, we can make no warranty, guarantee or representation regarding the accuracy, truth, or reliability of such information. Dealership is not responsible for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. The majority of these vehicles are considered classics or antiques, meaning they are older vehicles with sometimes dated automotive technology. We are not an expert in the construction, engineering, finishes, materials or components of these vehicles. Our employees are a team of talented individuals with a history in the classic car industry. We perform an extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent, but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent.

Dealership and its affiliates shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with a vehicle prior to the close of sale. Dealership assumes no responsibility for any repairs needed to the vehicle and it's the buyers sole responsibility for any repairs that might be needed.

If marked "Numbers Matching" or "Original Mileage", the consignor(current owner) states this vehicle as such. Given how easy it is to create a “clone” or “tribute”, we cannot guarantee the authenticity of any and all claims. Customer is encouraged to verify this information on their own, prior to purchase.

We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of which can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody.

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Engine Size
330 Hemi
Transmission Type
Automatic
Body Style
Convertible
Miles
67,345
Vin
55279292
Stock
2463

Vehicle Options

  • Power Brakes
  • Drum Brakes
  • Power Steering
  • Clock
  • Chrome Wheels
  • AM Radio