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Lancer Mike
Posted 2010-10-30 12:10 AM (#247573)
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Question - what are the rarest Forward Look cars strictly based on model and body style? This eliminates all the baby-blue this with a D-500 and a three-speed manual that, etc. Let's also kick out all of the Ghia limousines (we all know they are rare).

58 Windsor convertible (2)
58 Adventurer convertible (82)
59 Adventurer convertible (97)
59 300E convertible (140)
58 300D convertible (191)
59 New Yorker convertible (286)
58 Fireflite Shopper (318)
58 Adventurer coupe (350)
58 Town & Country 9p wagon (428)
59 Town & Country 6p wagon (444)
58 Fireflite convertible (474)
57 300C convertible (484)
58 LeBaron sedan (501)
58 Firedome convertible (519)
58 LeBaron South Hampton (538)
59 300E coupe (550)
59 Town & Country 9p wagon (564)
58 Fireflite Explorer (609)
58 300D coupe (618)
58 New Yorker convertible (666)

I must be missing a bunch in here. Are there any low-production '55s, '56s, '60s, '61s that fit in this group? I know there are probably a bunch of '58s and '59s because those were such poor selling years.




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61forfun
Posted 2010-10-30 12:31 AM (#247574 - in reply to #247573)
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here's a rare one. If anyone finds one...I'll buy it ( :



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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2010-10-30 1:26 AM (#247578 - in reply to #247574)
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Methinks he's talking about production cars, ..... although weren't the two 58 Windsors at the
top of the list non-production mock-ups ?

If memory serves, the rarest production DeSoto ever built was the 1942 5th Avenue convertible
with a production number of 5. I believe one is know to survive. It lived in Seattle last I heard.
But then again, this one isn't Forward Look.
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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2010-10-30 1:34 AM (#247579 - in reply to #247578)
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Yeah, .... the 58 Windsor ragtop doesn't count. You could not go into a dealer and buy this car.

So, no lottery-odds option combos, no one-off show cars, Ghias, or mock-ups. Just straight
production cars that anyone could walk into a dealer and buy.

Revised List:


58 Adventurer convertible (82)
59 Adventurer convertible (97)
59 300E convertible (140)
58 300D convertible (191)
59 New Yorker convertible (286)
58 Fireflite Shopper (318)
58 Adventurer coupe (350)
58 Town & Country 9p wagon (428)
59 Town & Country 6p wagon (444)
58 Fireflite convertible (474)
57 300C convertible (484)
58 LeBaron sedan (501)
58 Firedome convertible (519)
58 LeBaron South Hampton (538)
59 300E coupe (550)
59 Town & Country 9p wagon (564)
58 Fireflite Explorer (609)
58 300D coupe (618)
58 New Yorker convertible (666)

It would be interesting to do a comprehensive search to see how many of each survive and
tabulate the percentage ratios of known survivors for a secondary rarity study. Although few
300c convertibles were built, I see them probably more than any other 57 Chrysler ragtop today.

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Windsor59
Posted 2010-10-30 3:01 AM (#247588 - in reply to #247579)
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Doctor DeSoto - 2010-10-30 1:34 AM

It would be interesting to do a comprehensive search to see how many of each survive and
tabulate the percentage ratios of known survivors for a secondary rarity study. Although few
300c convertibles were built, I see them probably more than any other 57 Chrysler ragtop today.



Intresant topic

Chrysler Windsor 1959 conv I know left Total: 8 off 961 built
3 in Sweden (two running and one poject)
5 in US (4 running and one projekt with no top frame...)

Since I bought mine, I have been looking and asking for 12 years after Windsor and found a total of eight Windsor conv of different shape.
They seem to be scrapped or removed the body released for 300 cars.

Sure, they may be more, but I wish more facts from those who know more

Are there more people who have an eye on their model, how many you know who is left?


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antonellomopar
Posted 2010-10-30 7:40 AM (#247600 - in reply to #247573)
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Posted 2010-10-30 8:27 AM (#247604 - in reply to #247573)
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Posted 2010-10-30 8:35 AM (#247605 - in reply to #247604)
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Dodge D-501s were available at the dealer. ~102 produced.
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Posted 2010-10-30 1:26 PM (#247626 - in reply to #247573)
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1957 Adventurer converts 300
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Posted 2010-10-30 1:28 PM (#247627 - in reply to #247573)
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No production numbers known on this export only model
1958 Desoto Diplomat ragtop
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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2010-10-30 1:52 PM (#247631 - in reply to #247627)
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Philosophical Question No.29

At what point does a car become a DeSoto ?
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spider89119
Posted 2010-10-30 2:01 PM (#247632 - in reply to #247631)
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Doctor DeSoto - 2010-10-30 10:52 AM

Philosophical Question No.29

At what point does a car become a DeSoto ?


The second the Plymouth factory slaps that nameplate on it.
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spider89119
Posted 2010-10-30 2:07 PM (#247634 - in reply to #247573)
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What I am most curious to find out is how many of each of the forward look cars are currently registered with a DMV. Is there any way to get that info?
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Posted 2010-10-30 2:07 PM (#247635 - in reply to #247632)
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Posted 2010-10-30 2:15 PM (#247637 - in reply to #247632)
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Doctor DeSoto - 2010-10-30 10:52 AM

Philosophical Question No.29

At what point does a car become a DeSoto ?


The second the Plymouth factory slaps that nameplate on it. :)

Does that include trucks too?

Probably only one or two made none know to survive yet.
Does anyone have a count on Dodge sweptside trucks that had forward look styling or the even more rare Fargo sweptside that at least one is still alive

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spider89119
Posted 2010-10-30 2:28 PM (#247639 - in reply to #247604)
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christine-lover - 2010-10-30 5:27 AM

1961 Chrysler New Yorker Convertible (Cannot find # but I bet it's low, anybody?)


576

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1960DesotoAdventurer
Posted 2010-10-30 2:30 PM (#247640 - in reply to #247631)
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Doctor DeSoto - 2010-10-30 1:52 PM

Philosophical Question No.29

At what point does a car become a DeSoto ?


Philosophical Question No.30

What is the sound of two fins clapping?
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Posted 2010-10-30 2:34 PM (#247641 - in reply to #247640)
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Doctor DeSoto - 2010-10-30 1:52 PM

Philosophical Question No.29

At what point does a car become a DeSoto ?


Philosophical Question No.30

What is the sound of two fins clapping? :)


Why that's simply going through the crusher sideways.
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roadkillontheweb
Posted 2010-10-30 2:34 PM (#247642 - in reply to #247640)
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Doctor DeSoto - 2010-10-30 1:52 PM

Philosophical Question No.29

At what point does a car become a DeSoto ?


Philosophical Question No.30

What is the sound of two fins clapping? :)

Sounds like a Florida rust job were they rust from the top down
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roadkillontheweb
Posted 2010-10-30 2:39 PM (#247643 - in reply to #247573)
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Do they have to be full scale cars?
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Posted 2010-10-30 3:20 PM (#247647 - in reply to #247643)
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Posted 2010-10-30 3:21 PM (#247648 - in reply to #247643)
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Posted 2010-10-30 4:11 PM (#247657 - in reply to #247627)
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roadkillontheweb - 2010-10-30 1:28 PM

No production numbers known on this export only model
1958 Desoto Diplomat ragtop


Hi Lee Exline
Yes it is many rare export modell ho is very rare.
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StillOutThere
Posted 2010-10-30 5:27 PM (#247666 - in reply to #247573)
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The Crown Imperial limousines bodied by Ghia:

1957 36
1958 31
1959 7
1960 16
1961 9
1962 0
1963 10
1964 10
1965 10
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Posted 2010-10-30 5:29 PM (#247667 - in reply to #247573)
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Yeah, I know you kicked out the Ghia limos. I am not sure why when you are asking for RARE so I just thought it was fair to show their production numbers.
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Posted 2010-10-30 5:45 PM (#247670 - in reply to #247573)
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Posted 2010-10-30 7:15 PM (#247679 - in reply to #247573)
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Posted 2010-10-30 7:36 PM (#247680 - in reply to #247634)
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spider89119 - 2010-10-30 2:07 PM

What I am most curious to find out is how many of each of the forward look cars are currently registered with a DMV. Is there any way to get that info?



I don't know, but that would be cool if there was a way - I'd love to know . . .




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Lancer Mike
Posted 2010-10-30 11:18 PM (#247699 - in reply to #247680)
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I am reluctant to knock the 58 Windsor convertible out - Dodge made a "mock-up" of the '59 Regal Lancer, but you never see that in 1959 Dodge production figures! Every account of 1958 Chrysler production numbers I have seen lists those two Windsors. Good point: John Q could not walk into a dealer and buy one, but something is different about them from a true mock-up one-of-a-kind! I didn't throw in the 501s or the dash ones because that opens the door for the pont-a-mousson 300Fs, the '58 EFIs, and the slope gets slipperier from there. I appreciate the production list for Ghias (they are true rarities). There must be some more rare wagons or some rare '56s or '55s in there?

58 Windsor convertible (2)
58 Adventurer convertible (82)
59 Adventurer convertible (97)
59 300E convertible (140)
58 300D convertible (191)
60 300F convertible (248)
59 New Yorker convertible (286)
57 Adventurer convertible (300)
58 Fireflite Shopper (318)
61 300G convertible (337)
58 Adventurer coupe (350)
58 Town & Country 9p wagon (428)
59 Town & Country 6p wagon (444)
58 Fireflite convertible (474)
57 300C convertible (484)
58 LeBaron sedan (501)
58 Firedome convertible (519)
58 LeBaron South Hampton (538)
59 300E coupe (550)
60 New Yorker convertible (556)
59 Town & Country 9p wagon (564)
61 New Yorker convertible (576)
58 Fireflite Explorer (609)
58 300D coupe (618)
58 New Yorker convertible (666)


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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2010-10-31 3:21 AM (#247707 - in reply to #247699)
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If John Q. Public could not go down and buy a particular car, then what's the point ?

I consider Forward Look cars to be "genuine" based on their largest market - the U.S., and all other stuff
falls "special notations" ..... like Canadian models, export models, mock-ups and show cars, race cars, etc., etc.

I can't think of a better word for them than "genuine" at the moment, and that seems totally wrong as well. Maybe
"basic" or "general" is a better term ???? The point being, Mother Mopar kicked out the vast majority of her
product under the guise of so many makes and models, and then there is all that SPECIAL stuff that just doesn't
fit into that basic lot. Spelled out another way, U.S. market cars are the basic stuff, everything else is special.

So, ... amongst the common "everyday" cars that any Joe Blow could buy, which ones sold in the smallest numbers ?




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roadkillontheweb
Posted 2010-10-31 9:14 AM (#247720 - in reply to #247707)
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Doctor DeSoto - 2010-10-31 2:21 AM

If John Q. Public could not go down and buy a particular car, then what's the point ?


bas***d children of the mother are still Children of MA MoPar.

I suppose a lot depends on where John Q. Public lived? And how much money he had in his pockets. If you walked into your local dealership in 1958 and wanted a Ghia Limo and had the money believe me, no matter how small the dealership was you would get it.

You are viewing it from the aspect of an American but Chrysler was an international company since the 20s along with the Desoto dealership listing I have been tracking some international dealer locations. If John lived in these locations the cars may have looked different or just wore different nameplates than what you saw at your dealership but it was the reality for that buyer. Heck sometimes the steering wheel was on the other side of the car but this did not make it any less a Chrysler, Desoto, Dodge or Plymouth. The world is a much smaller place now and we can not just pretend that the rest of the world does not exist nor did it not exist when Virgil Exner was making cars for this and other markets.

Here is a partial list of overseas dealerships I have gathered from my Chrysler export magazines.
London, England
Paris, France
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Montevidio, Uruguay
Copenhagen, Denmark
Tripoli, Libya
Tokyo, Japan
Mozambique, Africa
Uganda, Africa
Brussels, Belgium
Havana, Cuba
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Haiti
Bogota, Columbia
Pasay City, Philippines
Djakarta, Indonesia
Morocco, Africa
Vienna, Austria
Glasgow, Scotland
Lima, Peru
Paraguay
Nykoping, Sweden
Saigon, Indo-China
Dominican Republic
Netherlands Antilles
Ensamblaje and Caracas, Venezuela
Honolulu Hawaii (not a state till 59)
Hong Kong
Panama City, Panama
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Rotterdam, Holland
Guatemala
Korea
Mexico
All over Australia





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dukeboy
Posted 2010-10-31 10:38 AM (#247726 - in reply to #247707)
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WTF Doc.? Um, thta is what we are talking bout here......Hello? The reason they are "special" is because they are "rare"....One can't be without the other...
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Posted 2010-10-31 11:00 AM (#247730 - in reply to #247573)
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I would assume any Plodge ragtop would be pretty rare.
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Posted 2010-10-31 12:23 PM (#247739 - in reply to #247730)
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toddst - 2010-10-31 10:00 AM

I would assume any Plodge ragtop would be pretty rare.

Plysotos and Dosotos also The 1960-64 Desoto diplomats were Dodge based instead of Plymouth


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StillOutThere
Posted 2010-10-31 12:32 PM (#247740 - in reply to #247573)
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So why is ANY year / make / model / body style RARE from new? Many different reasons.

The corporation pulled the offering before the public could even order them (Chrysler 300F Special Gran Turismo)
They were offered to the public and the public did not like what they saw and didn't buy
Management decided to limit the number available (DeSoto Adventurers most years)
The retail price was TOO HIGH and unaffordable by all but a few.
The retail price was SO LOW people thought the car wasn't any good.
The combination of body style and trim line wasn't practical.
Etc. etc. etc.

Mostly, my general opinion of why anything is rare is that NO ONE WANTED IT WHEN IT WAS AVAILABLE NEW. Certainly the manufacturer would have been more than happy to make several hundred thousand more just like it if people would have bought the first ones.
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Posted 2010-10-31 1:09 PM (#247748 - in reply to #247740)
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StillOutThere - 2010-10-31 9:32 AM

So why is ANY year / make / model / body style RARE from new? Many different reasons.

Mostly, my general opinion of why anything is rare is that NO ONE WANTED IT WHEN IT WAS AVAILABLE NEW. Certainly the manufacturer would have been more than happy to make several hundred thousand more just like it if people would have bought the first ones.


There are also cars that were plentiful when new, but are rare now because they fell out of fashion for a long time and were allowed to rot away or were sent to the crusher. When I think about rarity, I think about how many cars are out there now, not necessarily the production numbers.

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Posted 2010-10-31 2:00 PM (#247754 - in reply to #247748)
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StillOutThere - 2010-10-31 9:32 AM

So why is ANY year / make / model / body style RARE from new? Many different reasons.

Mostly, my general opinion of why anything is rare is that NO ONE WANTED IT WHEN IT WAS AVAILABLE NEW. Certainly the manufacturer would have been more than happy to make several hundred thousand more just like it if people would have bought the first ones.


There are also cars that were plentiful when new, but are rare now because they fell out of fashion for a long time and were allowed to rot away or were sent to the crusher. When I think about rarity, I think about how many cars are out there now, not necessarily the production numbers.



You just described all of our cars!
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1960DesotoAdventurer
Posted 2010-10-31 2:07 PM (#247755 - in reply to #247573)
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How about the 3 special order 1958 Plymouth Fury convertibles that were illegedly built?
Ricky Nelson owned one.

Of course MoparMel has add a few to those numbers since then.
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Posted 2010-10-31 2:23 PM (#247756 - in reply to #247573)
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Didn't they make 2 60 Dodge Matador 2 Door Sedans? I thought I remember reading about them, but when I searched today I could find nothing.
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Posted 2010-10-31 5:25 PM (#247765 - in reply to #247754)
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1960DesotoAdventurer - 2010-10-31 11:00 AM

spider89119 - 2010-10-31 1:09 PM

StillOutThere - 2010-10-31 9:32 AM

So why is ANY year / make / model / body style RARE from new? Many different reasons.

Mostly, my general opinion of why anything is rare is that NO ONE WANTED IT WHEN IT WAS AVAILABLE NEW. Certainly the manufacturer would have been more than happy to make several hundred thousand more just like it if people would have bought the first ones.


There are also cars that were plentiful when new, but are rare now because they fell out of fashion for a long time and were allowed to rot away or were sent to the crusher. When I think about rarity, I think about how many cars are out there now, not necessarily the production numbers.



You just described all of our cars!


Yes that's definitely true, but to varying degrees. For example, I would guess that there are fewer US 61 Windsor 2-door hardtops still around than there are 61 300G's, even though there were more than twice as many of the 2-door HT US Windsors produced.
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Posted 2010-10-31 6:00 PM (#247768 - in reply to #247573)
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Posted 2010-11-01 12:32 PM (#247826 - in reply to #247573)
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Agreed with Christine Lover.... supposedly there were 2 Dodge Matador / Polara 2 door sedans made. There used to be a small picture of one of them on a site somewhere but I too can't locate it.
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Posted 2010-11-01 12:41 PM (#247828 - in reply to #247826)
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Of 474 1958 Fireflite convertibles built, I can account for six still surviving, four being in Sweden today.
There are bound to be a few more hiding away, but given that there might be 2-3 left in car guys' hands
in the U.S., a guy will have to do a lot of car shows before he ever sees one.
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Somewhat related..... I had created a database nearly all the cars sold in the forwardlook years (all makes & models). I added production totals so you could compare popularity. These are not broken down all the way to body style, but is relevant nonetheless. You can also see how unloved some models were as they aged by how they declined in value compared to similar cars by other brands.

To go directly to the spreadsheet, click on the links in the first post.
http://www.forwardlook.net/forums/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=18368&...

Edited by slimwhitman 2010-11-01 1:25 PM
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1960DesotoAdventurer
Posted 2010-11-01 2:26 PM (#247842 - in reply to #247836)
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wow!
Great link,you sure put effort into compiling this data.
It's still hard to believe there was a time when nobody wanted a 1957-1961 Forward Look car.
Interesting that a convertible would only be valued at $35 more than a two door coupe.
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slimwhitman
Posted 2010-11-01 2:42 PM (#247845 - in reply to #247842)
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1960DesotoAdventurer - 2010-11-01 1:26 PM
Interesting that a convertible would only be valued at $35 more than a two door coupe.


...and less than a wagon.
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Posted 2010-11-01 2:50 PM (#247846 - in reply to #247845)
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slimwhitman - 2010-11-01 2:42 PM

1960DesotoAdventurer - 2010-11-01 1:26 PM
Interesting that a convertible would only be valued at $35 more than a two door coupe.


...and less than a wagon.


My,how times have changed!
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Windsor59
Posted 2010-11-01 5:18 PM (#247857 - in reply to #247573)
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Are there no more than Doctor DeSoto and I have an idea of how many are left to their own model?
OK, you who owns a Chrysler 300 has a good record of all that has survived and been scrapped.

Would like to ask if anyone has a card, photo, on a Windsor 59 conv from the year 59 or 60's.
Have not found or seen anything. Would be nice to see.
(Have just advertising image with windsor New Yorker 300E conv Together)
Have just seen a Windsor 59 convertible in a movie The Gazebo of 1959 with Glenn Ford in the lead role
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Posted 2010-11-01 5:52 PM (#247863 - in reply to #247857)
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Windsor59 - 2010-11-01 6:18 PM

Are there no more than Doctor DeSoto and I have an idea of how many are left to their own model?
OK, you who owns a Chrysler 300 has a good record of all that has survived and been scrapped.

Would like to ask if anyone has a card, photo, on a Windsor 59 conv from the year 59 or 60's.
Have not found or seen anything. Would be nice to see.
(Have just advertising image with windsor New Yorker 300E conv Together)
Have just seen a Windsor 59 convertible in a movie The Gazebo of 1959 with Glenn Ford in the lead role


I know the feeling, although not near as rare I have a 59 New Yorker 2 door hardtop. Not much info around on these. Mines Dusty Rose Poly, I can't think they made alot in this colour....
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jtw
Posted 2010-11-26 11:10 PM (#250979 - in reply to #247573)
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does any one know how many 1960 desoto diplomat deluxes were made??
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