GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this 1955 Desoto Firedome for your consideration. This Firedome comes in Pink/White exterior paint over a clean Pink/White interior. Powering this Desoto is a 291ci V8 Hemi making 185hp paired with an automatic transmission. This Firedome comes with some nice features such as; power steering, power brakes, leather steering wheel, manual windows, front and rear seatbelts, spare tire, and white wall wheels. Drive this one out of our showroom or have us assist with shipping it to you anywhere in the United States! Don’t hesitate to give us a call with any questions or for more information.
The DeSoto Firedome was a full-size automobile produced between 1952 and 1959 by DeSoto automobiles, a division of the Chrysler Corporation. Introduced as DeSoto’s premium line of vehicles in 1953 and 1954, the Firedome also occupied the least expensive position in the model lineup during the 1955 and 1956 model years before it was reclassified as a mid-range vehicle offered by DeSoto between 1957 and 1959. In 1955, Chrysler dropped its 6-cylinder DeSoto Powermaster series and added the topline Fireflite series, pushing the Firedome down to entry-level status. Still, the Firedome was not a cheap offering, retaining its V8 engine, but increasing the 276 c.i. displacement to 291 c.i. with a larger bore, a power boost to 185 horsepower, and comes with a host of features and interior upgrades that were lacking in the Powermaster series. While Powerflite 2-speed automatics were advertised as optional transmission equipment on the Firedome, officially the car was also offered with a 3-speed manual as standard equipment, although few were produced.
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