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1960 Desoto Adventurer - Factory Promotion Car
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tallzag
Posted 2019-08-12 6:27 PM (#585921)
Subject: 1960 Desoto Adventurer - Factory Promotion Car


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Selling my 1960 Desoto Adventurer. This car is really about as good as it gets for a 1960 Desoto. First off this was what they call a dealer reveal car. Back in the day when new models coming out were a big deal all of the dealers would gather at the regional offices to be shown what the new models looked like and to make the first car orders for the new model year. They would make a special cars for the reveal that were loaded out with options to show off all the goodies for the new year. This Adventurer was shipped to the Portland, Oregon Desoto regional dealer office (as proven by the IBM punch card from Chrysler historical) in bright red paint with a white painted top. Lots of people take low line Desoto's and add all the cool options to the, this has them from the factory. Options include power swivel seats, dual mirrors, dual antennas, astrophonic radio, power windows, power steering, power brakes, clock, front and rear bumper guards, roof stainless steel, heater, tinted glass, rear defogger, windshield washers and more things I'm sure I'm forgetting. Car runs and drives great. The transmission was rebuilt around 2008 at a cost of $3300. Just had a marque expert go through the brakes and fix all the little leaks it had. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Going to regret selling this one but trying to buy another Forward Look car and can't keep them all. Asking $25k and the car is located in Olympia, Washington.



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tallzag
Posted 2019-08-12 6:31 PM (#585923 - in reply to #585921)
Subject: RE: 1960 Desoto Adventurer - Factory Promotion Car


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More Pics



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lookin forward
Posted 2019-08-12 9:27 PM (#585933 - in reply to #585921)
Subject: Re: 1960 Desoto Adventurer - Factory Promotion Car



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more pics of interior and motor please
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lookin forward
Posted 2019-08-12 9:29 PM (#585935 - in reply to #585921)
Subject: RE: 1960 Desoto Adventurer - Factory Promotion Car



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phone number please, thank you
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jboymechanic
Posted 2019-08-12 11:16 PM (#585941 - in reply to #585921)
Subject: Re: 1960 Desoto Adventurer - Factory Promotion Car



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Awesome car tallzag! Wish I had some spare cash right now!
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tallzag
Posted 2019-08-13 12:24 AM (#585943 - in reply to #585935)
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lookin_forward - PM me your e-mail and I'll send you some pictures.
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1960fury
Posted 2019-08-13 6:38 AM (#585948 - in reply to #585921)
Subject: Re: 1960 Desoto Adventurer - Factory Promotion Car



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25K... If it is as good/solid as it looks, this is a steal! Can you still buy a new car for 25k? Love 60 Desotos, very well engineered/looking cars.
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tallzag
Posted 2019-08-13 12:25 PM (#585962 - in reply to #585921)
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It does have a couple of rust spots but nothing too bad and the interior will need some work but it's an honest nice 20 footer. Try to price my cars realistically and not pie in the sky.
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tallzag
Posted 2019-08-13 12:30 PM (#585963 - in reply to #585962)
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lookin_forward -sent you an e-mail with more pics.

Here is a picture of the IBM card proving all the options.



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