1957 DeSoto Firesweep Sportsman 2-door hardtop - A/C
Sale price: $10,350.00 make an offer
Pending offersDate: 2015-03-14
Ronald Abrhamson jr (from Tower Minnesota) offered 10500 usd
Guy Falone (from Covina California) offered 10,500 usd
Sale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Engine:||5.3L 5327CC 325Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated|
|Got questions?||Ask here!|
Do you like this car?
1957 DeSoto Firesweep Sportsman 2-door hardtop - A/C for sale
I have for sale a very good and very rare 1957 DeSoto Firesweep Sportsman 2-door hardtop. This one even has A/C. '57 DeSoto 2-door hardtops are very rare. especially with A/C. The car has an original 325 V-8 that sounds strong and working pushbutton automatic transmission. I believe the mileage to be correct at 38. 23. There are oil change notes at 37. 00 miles. The A/C compressor does have a belt on it and does turn. All A/C componets appear to be present and in good condition. All of the engine compartment components seem to be there.
The car does run and drive. but the brakes need redone. The emergency brake does work and will stop the car. The waterpump leaks and will need rebuilt. I have not driven the car at highway speed. Tires are old. The pushbutton trans shifts good.
The following do work: radio works great and clear out of original speaker. horn. all windows operate well. both doors-trunk lid-and hood open and shut solidly. the headlights work as do the turn signals. the heat and defrost fan blows. dome light. the guages worked the last time driven last October. I have started the car 2-3 times since.
The body of the car is really darn good. Very little surface rust in places. The trunk floor is good as seen in the photos. I think the left front fender was replaced in the past with a genuine DeSoto fender. Much of the Coral paint does shine up. The underside does have the expected surface rust. but i haven't found holes. The door jams and sills are good. The chrome does shine pretty well. but is not perfect. The glass is good and for the most part very clear. Original hubcaps in good shape. I don't think there is anything missing on the car.
The interior is actually pretty decent as well. The dash is nice and guages clear. Good door panels and very good headliner. The rear seat is in great shape. but the front seat has rips. No carpet. Needs front floor pans. Rear front floor seems OK. I have located a company that has the original seat covers and also one that reproduces the front floor pans. The steering wheel is also in decent condition.
Overall. this very stylish 1957 DeSoto is not far from being a very nice daily driver or better. The Coral and white colors are very 50's and the fins and large 3-podded taillights are way cool!!
Feel free to ask any questions. Sold in as-is condition. Personal inspection is available and encouraged.
Also published at eBay.com
Want to buy this car?
Comments and questions to the seller:from Aidan Hartel, dated 23 march 2019
I️ live in the U.S. is this a problem?
from Rick Kernan, dated 15 january 2018
Does the car have the factory original trunk floor mat? Thanks, Rick.
from Dave, dated 26 february 2017
How much are you asking for the Desoto?
from Lars, dated 19 june 2015
Do you still have the Desoto for sale
from alfredo , dated 31 may 2014
have ?s love the car just need to know where its from shipping etc., thank you
Other classic DeSoto cars offered via internet auctions:
price: $10,000.001956 Desoto Seville
price: $2,300.001964 Ford Thunderbird
price: $36,995.001959 DeSoto Firesweep
price: $950.001959 Desoto Fire Dome # 27 off the line in 59
|1959 Ford Thunderbird||21||$US $32,500.00|
|1950 Mercury Satans Ride Ultimate Lead Sled||6||$65,000.00|
|1959 DeSoto Firesweep||4||$33,995.00|
|1955 DeSoto FIREFLITE||6||$US $125,000.00|
|1951 DeSoto 4 door wagon||18||$US $4,422.00|
|1975 Ford Bronco RESTORED CUSTOM AUTO HARD TOP||12||$27,900.00|
|1974 Ford Bronco 4X4. CUSTOM. 351 V8. MANY EXTRAS. MUST SEE||12||$21,900.00|
|1963 Dodge 330||16||$US $4,500.00|
|1961 Other Other Dynamic 88 Custom Coupe||12||$27,900.00|
|1955 DESOTO G80||12||$US $4,000.00|
|1937 DeSoto 376S3 228.1 cubic inches||10||$12,500.00|
|1929 DeSoto K||7||$5,100.00|
|1956 DeSoto FireFlite||12||$US $8,500.00|
|1953 DeSoto firedome||20||$8,500.00|
|1954 DeSoto Firedome||12||$US $3,000.00|
|1986 Toyota 4Runner SR5 ORIGINAL PAINT MUSEUM PIECE||12||$19,900.00|
|1948 Ford SEDAN HOLLEY 4-BARREL CARB AUTO||12||$26,900.00|
|1951 Ford Coupe Bagged Air Ride Chopped Shoebox Hot Rod||12||$US $15,100.00|
|1959 DeSoto Firesweep||4||$33,995.00|
|1956 DeSoto Fireflite Sports Coupe||12||$7,350.00|