All Adventurers built between 1956 and 1958 were limited in production, but the 1957 model was especially so, having been introduced later than the rest of that year’s DeSoto line. There was no mention of the model in the catalog and no Adventurer brochure — just an insert for the owner’s manual, welcoming owners to “the elite Adventurer family.” Elite, indeed; in 1957, only 300 convertibles were made.
The car offered here is even rarer in being equipped with factory Read More
An original California car, this Road Runner is powered by an original, matching-numbers, high-performance 383-ci V8 engine and equipped with a 727 automatic transmission. Documentation includes build sheet, fender tag and owner’s book.
It’s finished in the rare special-order color of Bahama Yellow. A mid-year introduction color, it’s considered the first of the high-impact paint colors that were not offered until the 1970 model year and is a rare color for 1969.
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This Super Bee came equipped with a 440 with three 2-barrel carburetors, a forced-air “Ramchargers” hood, a Mopar automatic with column shifter and Rallye wheels. A coupe model with the defining side pillars and pop-out rear windows, it is among the rarest of Dodges. Of the 15,506 Super Bees produced in 1970, fewer than 200 of the 440s were coupes. Only 87 had automatic transmissions.
The Chrysler 300G was the last 300 to wear Virgil Exner’s famous fins. Major differences from the previous year’s model included a new front end with canted quad headlamps and a new rear treatment, which lacked the faux-continental spare of the 300F. The 1961 300G was tested by Road & Track magazine and it went from 0 to 60 mph in 8.4 seconds. Quarter-mile stats were 16.2 seconds at 87 mph.
Without a doubt, this is one of the more Read More