Share
AuctionScottsdale 2012
Lot5002.1
Reserve TypeRESERVE
StatusSold
Price
Year1954
MakeDE SOTO
Model
StyleADVENTURER II
VIN14093762
Exterior ColorRED
Interior Color
Cylinders8
Engine Size0
Transmission
DescriptionOne of the most spectacular Ghia designs was the DeSoto Adventurer II, a derivative of the Savonuzzi Supersonic Series, somewhat reworked by Virgil Exner. Extremely long for a two-seater, its form is at once elegant and refined yet boldly spectacular. An innovative feature that seems never to have been replicated was the sliding-into-the-trunk backlight, opening up the roof behind the seats, giving a draft-free open area and many of the advantages of a convertible with none of the inconveniences. A close look at the DeSoto will show just how fastidious and perfection-minded Ghia designers, managers and workmen were. Voted as one of the top 10 concept cars every built. Less than 15,000 original miles. First owner King of Morocco, King Mohammed V. **TITLE IN TRANSIT**
*Includes Buyer Commission
;

Follow Barrett-Jackson
Beyond the Block APP
Android app on Google Play
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
7400 E Monte Cristo Ave.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 421-6694
Website: Barrett-Jackson.com
Map / Directions
Barrett-Jackson Showroom
3020 N Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 306-8210
Website: Barrett-Jackson Showroom
Map / Directions
©2004-2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, LLC.
The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™