<b>1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 55253042

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Lot 527
1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan

Sold for US$ 5,600 inc. premium
1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan
Chassis no. 55253042

De Soto's Firedome was released just before the marque's 25th anniversary. During its initial release, the model was offered as De Soto's top-of-the-line offering. Interestingly, later on it was sold as an entry and later still, a mid tier. It was in 1955 that the Powermaster series was dropped pushing the Firedome to entry status. Though not a cheap car, the offered vehicle was weightier and better equipped. A Hemi could be found under the hood (first seen since the early 1930s) producing 185bhp and inside, the unique dual-cockpit instrument panel and dash-mounted, "flite-control" lever set a new trend in driving continence and style. Offered as a sedan, coupe, station wagon and convertible, the former, as viewed today, wears a most handsome southern patina. The bench seating inside is covered still by dealer installed covers leading us to believe the original interior has yet to see the light of day. A car of enormous presence, this De Soto is ready to spark into action, and worthy of a restoration.
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<b>1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 55253042
<b>1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 55253042
<b>1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 55253042
<b>1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 55253042
<b>1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 55253042
<b>1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 55253042
<b>1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 55253042
<b>1955 De Soto Firedome V8 4-Door Sedan</b><br />Chassis no. 55253042
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