1954 Desoto Powermaster 2dr coupe 251ci flathead For Sale
Desoto Power Master.... 2 door coupe.
similar to chevy/pontiac/cadillac of the same era..
WHAT YOU SEE IN PICS IS WHAT YOU ARE BUYING.
Buy it now £12,995 for quick sale..
Definately no silly offers or timewasters.
Fully uk registered.... was imported from USA by my friend about 6 years ago.
Free Mot & Tax being over 40years old.
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
I TRY TO BE AS HONEST AS POSSIBLE WITH MY DESCRIPTIONS TO AVOID WASTING YOUR TIME AND MINE SO READ AND DIGEST IT FULLY SO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE BIDDING ON.
I have keys & latest uk v5c,. all present and correct, ready to go......first reg in uk 2014.
251ci ( approx 4.2 litre ) flathead straight 6 petrol engine runs absolutely superb ... i have done several 200 mile ish trips to shows over last few weekends effortlessly.
2 speed Powerglide Auto Gear box all changes smoothly.
Super light power steering.
Original drum brakes ..... all work fine but obviously not like a modern car.
underneath all good and solid.
body and paintwork all very good....finished in lovely metallic brown with white roof along with some very nice professional hand finished pinstriping on bonnet, boot and tops of wings.
Bumpers and front end rechromed a couple of years ago so are superb,... rest of chrome all very good ......... one small bit on left rear arch has a parking scrape and other arch has one odd piece.
wheels are all good with lattice wire style hub caps.,... tyres hardly done any miles, brand new spare and professional whitewalls, ( need cleaning )... ive been advised toothpaste is good ??..
seats & interior are superb and clean.... retrimmed in brown and white to compliment paintwork, with new biscuit coloured carpet .
Headlining ok but could be a bit cleaner and has one small tear.
Dash is all good and all gauges work... ( fuel gauge flickers ( probably balancer tired ).
Car is all 6v electrics with new heavy duty battery, starts and charges perfect...... 12v auxiliary battery fitted for cigarette lighter to run sat nav and stereo which is expensive period 50s style but plays cds and usb, phone etc.
Drives very well, reasonably cheap to run & insure . ( My friend had agreed valuation of double the asking price. )
PLEASE REALISE IF BIDDING THAT THIS IS A 65 YEAR OLD CAR AND AS SUCH COMES WITH ITS OWN LITTLE TRAITS AND IDIOSYNCHROSIES. ....NOT A BRAND NEW CAR.
ive probably forgotten something but viewing welcome before end of auction and I will try to answer any questions honestly as possible.
This DeSoto Firedome Series S25 Sedan was built in 1957, but it still looks as if it has just come fresh from the factory. The color combination of brown and beige is as shiny as it was on day one,.....
This Firedome was built in 1957 and comes from the Series S25 Sportsman. The car had its last paintwork in pearl white and wine red 15 years ago, today it has a really nice patina. The body was overhauled.....
1955 Desoto Firedome Sportsman Coupe
..Two Door Hard Top
..Red & White Paint
..New Gray & White Interior
..Black & Chrome Dash Looks Great
..Push Button Radio