1956 DE SOTO FIREFLITE CONVERTIBLE - 43362 Sold* at Scottsdale 2007 - Lot #1018.1 1956 DE SOTO FIREFLITE CONVERTIBLE http://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/43362/43362_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1018.1

1956 DE SOTO FIREFLITE CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2007
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1018.1
Year 1956
Make DE SOTO
Model FIREFLITE
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 50381576
Exterior Color RED/WHITE
Interior Color BLACK/WHITE
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 341
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1018.1 - In 1956, Desoto produced 1485 top of the line Fireflite convertibles. Options include power steering, brakes, top & seat; dual exhaust with extensions; 5 original Chrysler wire wheels, push button signal-seeking radio with dual antenna, above dash clock, 3 speed Torque Flite auto transmission, Hiway hi-fi player; 341.4 cubic inch HEMI engine with dual 4-barrel carburetors with original gold "bat. wing" air cleaner. In files accompanying this car, Chrysler officials confirm it to be one of only 42 convertibles equipped with the 320 h.p. HEMI engine. This car runs and drives flawlessly and is a much rarer and higher performer than a pace car.