Desoto Adventurer 

  • 1959
  • 350 HP
 
At once imposing and incredibly rare, this Adventurer stands today as one of the finest and most desirable automobiles ever offered by DeSoto.
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This produced a capable 350 bhp, even if it wasn't as exciting as the HEMI-powered 1957 Desotos.
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Data points Key details of the Desoto Adventurer

Horsepower

Adventurer
350 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Dec

Desoto Adventurer Convertible Coupe

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Other exterior features that distinguished the adventurer line were whitewall tires, dual exhaust outlets, dual outside remote-control mirrors and rear-mounted manual radio antennas.
In 1960, unitary steel monocoques in Chrysler’s lineup meant that the Desoto couldn't be built from the chrysler frame.
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1959 DeSoto Adventurer

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With a dual four-barrel 383 turning a push-button Torqueflite transmission, the car still has power to cruise.
For more than twenty years, this 1959 DeSoto Adventurer has been in the same family.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Desoto
Type of car Production car
Year 1959
Highest auction price 1959 Desoto Adventurer Convertible Coupe, $225k, January 2010

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 3 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Maximum hp 350 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Wheelbase 126 in
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